Festival des Roses

Estavayer, a small medieval town with its monastery (there are still 12 Dominican sisters in residence), château and pretty cobbled streets, sits above the southern shores of lake Neuchâtel. This is where our group met for Le Festival des Roses which takes place every two years in June. A rainy start for the group going […]

NE – QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION, ZURICH

Honouring Queen Elizabeth’s birthday at the beautiful Belvoir Park Restaurant, near Enge station.   The weather was not very kind but we gathered under the Terrace awning  and could still enjoy views of the Belvoir Garden.    Dani Schulz, our bagpipe player of many years welcomed  everyone, mingled with guests and  played in the surrounding garden.  […]

Sion Round Tables

On the 7th of every month, BRA Members in the Romandie East Region meet up for a drink, a chat and for those who want, something to eat at IL GIUSTO GUSTO, where we are warmly welcomed by Geny & Vincenzo. This monthly event is now a backbone event in our region and keeps our regional […]

Midsummer Night’s Dream- Chateau de Chillon

” The course of true love never did run smooth “,( act 1,sc.i ) when it came to the relationship between me, as organizer, and the human and natural elements involved in this event. The saga began when the owner of the restaurant where the pre performance dinner was to be held, telephoned the previous […]

2019 BRA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND SPRING LUNCHEON

BRA’S AGM, 18 May 2019 FINANCES ON THE UPSWING!  Annual General Meetings are usually conventional procedures for most associations and the BRA’s on 18 May, in the belle époque elegance of the Hotel Schweizerhof in Berne, was no exception. There was however some good news for the many members present, but more anon. In his […]

A  special Lunch at the newly opened Education Centre

Monica Shah, a BRA Member   has just opened this Centre which upholds the British tradition of early and diverse education – education is not just schooling.    Robin Hull,  Director of the Zurich Hull School gave a comprehensive survey of all aspects of schooling in Switzerland. We enjoyed an informal buffet lunch and meeting with  […]

PIZZA & BOWLING EVENING

We started our evening by selecting our pizzas from the wide choice on offer, including gluten free and lactose free for those with food intolerances. Our group of nine was comprised mainly of BRA members, including Sandra Darra, who came all the way from Vevey to join in the fun, we also welcomed some newcomers […]