British Residents’ Association of Switzerland

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Thursday, 01 Dec 2022
Our journey this time takes us outside the North-West Swiss region and into France. We are visiting the Christmas Market in the town of Colmar, a city where the magic of Christmas has been experienced in its wonderful form of six entire weeks, for over 20 years. Your way will be drawn by Illuminatio[...]
North-West Region
Saturday, 03 Dec 2022
We are very happy to arrange our Christmas Lunch at the wonderful British Hull School in Zurich which is just round the corner from the Stadelhof train station, near to the Zurich Opera House. We will have a special Christmas menu – roast turkey, mince pies and Christmas pudding and share some Chr[...]
North-East Region
Saturday, 03 Dec 2022
Craig and Françoise Penlington have retired so it will be Guillaume, under the watchful eye of Françoise who will be responsible for our traditional Christmas luncheon. – (Apéro offered by the BRA) Cost: CHF 65.- BRA Members CHF 75.- Non-Members Drinks at the table are not included No shows[...]
Central Region
Saturday, 03 Dec 2022
Do not miss this chance to catch up with old and new friends. It has proven to be a real backbone event for the North-West Region and is well attended with always a lot to discuss! Restaurant just opposite to the Swiss railway station. Cost:  Pay for what you consume Reservations: Not required [...]
North-West Region
Monday, 05 Dec 2022
As everyone who attended last year’s lovely Christmas cocktail party in the sumptuous Sala del Camino, we have made arrangements to hold the event there again.  The hotel has proposed an exciting array of nibbles and drinks so there will be something for everyone. BRA Members are receiving a [...]
Ticino and Grisons Region
Thursday, 08 Dec 2022
After last years great success, we are again having our traditional Christmas lunch in Vevey. We look forward to seeing you all and finish off the year in festive style. Cost: BRA Member CHF 65.- Non-Member CHF 95.- (Please pay cash on the day – Other drinks not included) Included in the price[...]
Romandie-East Region
Thursday, 08 Dec 2022
Join us for our annual traditional Christmas dinner in the warm and welcoming atmosphere of the Auberge in Founex. As ever we shall be getting into the Christmas spirit with a Christmas themed quiz and by singing some traditional Christmas tunes. Cost: CHF 50.- BRA Members CHF 60.- Non-Members. Paym[...]
Romandie-West Region
Friday, 09 Dec 2022
Welcome to Basel’s oldest Zunfthaus (Guild House), your restaurant in the centre of Basel, just near to the marketplace where you can catch most of the local trams. After lunch enjoy a bit of Christmas shopping or visit the Christmas Market.        Cost: CHF 70.- BRA Members CH[...]
North-West Region
Sunday, 11 Dec 2022
On the 11th of each month, the BRA Central Region members meet up to have a drink and a chat. We look forward to catching up with old friends and meeting new people. Please feel free to join us. Cost: Pay for what you consume. Reservations: Not required – Just turn up but it would be helpful to [...]
Central Region
Tuesday, 13 Dec 2022
The Ristorante – Pizzeria Portofino “Chez Rocco” is conveniently situated in the heart of Châteauneuf-Conthey. Cost: Pay for what you consume. Menu of the day CHF 17.- (starter and main dish) You can also choose from their regular menu or enjoy one of their delicious Pizzas Transp[...]
Romandie-East Region
Sunday, 18 Dec 2022
Local Valaisanne Bakery/Tea-Room, Zenhäusern in Sierre “Chez Zen” have agreed to prepare for us a full English breakfast consisting of :- Fresh orange juice 2 slices of bacon, 2 sausages, 2 eggs, tomato (2 halves), baked beans, mushrooms, toast & butter, coffee or tea, for the price[...]
Romandie-East Region
Tuesday, 20 Dec 2022
We meet the last Tuesday of each month, but please phone or e-mail to be sure it is taking place. We have found a new summer venue for our Book Club. Now that the nights are lighter, we will once again be meeting at 18:00 hours. The Movenpick Hotel is near to the train station and local trams. Cost[...]
North-West Region
Wednesday, 21 Dec 2022
Sonja is happy to welcome BRA Members to join her book club, on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Please feel free to share with anyone interested in a monthly book discussion in English. Books can be read in any language but the group discussion will be in English. We hope that you can join us! For m[...]
Romandie-East Region
Tuesday, 03 Jan 2023
Do not miss this chance to catch up with old and new friends. It has proven to be a real backbone event for the North-West Region and is well attended with always a lot to discuss! Restaurant just opposite to the Swiss railway station. Cost:  Pay for what you consume Reservations: Not required [...]
North-West Region
Friday, 06 Jan 2023
The British Cheese Centre is pleased to welcome us once again and provide us some lovely cheeses, wine or other drinks such as port, beers, ciders or more. The owner organises two big tables and chairs for us and will tell us about the great variety of British cheeses and other interesting products [...]
North-East Region
Tuesday, 10 Jan 2023
Having been once before to the MUDEC, Penny and Beverly are always on the look-out for interesting exhibitions! MUDEC have an exhibition called Machu Picchu and 3000 years of civilization from the Origins in Peru up to the Time of the Incas. We propose to meet at Lugano Station leaving for Milano Ce[...]
Ticino and Grisons Region
Tuesday, 10 Jan 2023
The Ristorante – Pizzeria Portofino “Chez Rocco” is conveniently situated in the heart of Châteauneuf-Conthey. Cost: Pay for what you consume. Menu of the day CHF 17.- (starter and main dish) You can also choose from their regular menu or enjoy one of their delicious Pizzas Transp[...]
Romandie-East Region
Wednesday, 11 Jan 2023
On the 11th of each month, the BRA Central Region members meet up to have a drink and a chat. We look forward to catching up with old friends and meeting new people. Please feel free to join us. Cost: Pay for what you consume. Reservations: Not required – Just turn up but it would be helpful to [...]
Central Region
Thursday, 12 Jan 2023
We would like to invite our NE Region members to an “Online Get-Together”. We meet on ZOOM the 2nd Thursday of each month.   If you have a computer, laptop, smartphone or iPad meeting up on zoom is quite easy. Either download the Zoom app or just click on the email link you will re[...]
North-East Region
Wednesday, 18 Jan 2023
Sonja is happy to welcome BRA Members to join her book club, on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Please feel free to share with anyone interested in a monthly book discussion in English. Books can be read in any language but the group discussion will be in English. We hope that you can join us! For m[...]
Romandie-East Region
Thursday, 19 Jan 2023
Fondue in the old town of Geneva The oldest café in Geneva, situated between the 12th century Tavel house and the old Arsenal. Les Armures has become the favourite of Geneva society, thanks to its heritage, folkloric atmosphere and ancestral decor. Our speaker Valerie Offord is an expert in the his[...]
Romandie-West Region
Saturday, 21 Jan 2023
Walliserkanne is a Swiss speciality restaurant that is known for its Valais platter. Classic wooden seating, low arches, beautiful flower arrangements and ambient lighting make up its cosy interior. They serve the cheese fondue in three delicious flavours. If somebody does not wish for cheese fondue[...]
North-West Region
Thursday, 26 Jan 2023
The Museum celebrates the Olympic spirit in all its glory. The current temporary exhibition covers the new sports joining the Olympic Games from surfing to competitive climbing. For full details on access, check the website: https://olympics.com/museum Meet: At the Box Office at 14:00 and afterwards[...]
Romandie-West Region
Sunday, 29 Jan 2023
Local Valaisanne Bakery/Tea-Room, Zenhäusern in Sierre “Chez Zen” have agreed to prepare for us a full English breakfast consisting of :- Fresh orange juice 2 slices of bacon, 2 sausages, 2 eggs, tomato (2 halves), baked beans, mushrooms, toast & butter, coffee or tea, for the price[...]
Romandie-East Region
Tuesday, 31 Jan 2023
We meet the last Tuesday of each month, but please phone or e-mail to be sure it is taking place. We have found a new summer venue for our Book Club. Now that the nights are lighter, we will once again be meeting at 18:00 hours. The Movenpick Hotel is near to the train station and local trams. Cost[...]
North-West Region
Thursday, 02 Feb 2023
February is a rather difficult month to arrange an outing to Milano or Como, apart from being cold, there might be snow and ice too. There are no exhibitions on either so we have decided to arrange a lunch at the Restaurant Alice. We have already been back there twice, it’s a great central place i[...]
Ticino and Grisons Region
Friday, 03 Feb 2023
Do not miss this chance to catch up with old and new friends. It has proven to be a real backbone event for the North-West Region and is well attended with always a lot to discuss! Restaurant just opposite to the Swiss railway station. Cost:  Pay for what you consume Reservations: Not required [...]
North-West Region
Thursday, 09 Feb 2023
Please be at the funicular station La Coudre for 11:30 as the funicular leaves at 11.45. Cost: CHF 25.- Fondue CHF 29.- Funicular fare and fondue Reservations to: Joy Sandoz Email: joy.sandoz@gmail.com or Tel: 032 753 11 39 By Friday, 27 January 2023 please Transport: Bus No. 107, direction Hauteriv[...]
Central Region
Thursday, 09 Feb 2023
We would like to invite our NE Region members to an “Online Get-Together”. We meet on ZOOM the 2nd Thursday of each month.   If you have a computer, laptop, smartphone or iPad meeting up on zoom is quite easy. Either download the Zoom app or just click on the email link you will re[...]
North-East Region
Saturday, 11 Feb 2023
On the 11th of each month, the BRA Central Region members meet up to have a drink and a chat. We look forward to catching up with old friends and meeting new people. Please feel free to join us. Cost: Pay for what you consume. Reservations: Not required – Just turn up but it would be helpful to [...]
Central Region
Tuesday, 14 Feb 2023
The Ristorante – Pizzeria Portofino “Chez Rocco” is conveniently situated in the heart of Châteauneuf-Conthey. Cost: Pay for what you consume. Menu of the day CHF 17.- (starter and main dish) You can also choose from their regular menu or enjoy one of their delicious Pizzas Transp[...]
Romandie-East Region
Wednesday, 15 Feb 2023
Sonja is happy to welcome BRA Members to join her book club, on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Please feel free to share with anyone interested in a monthly book discussion in English. Books can be read in any language but the group discussion will be in English. We hope that you can join us! For m[...]
Romandie-East Region
Sunday, 26 Feb 2023
Local Valaisanne Bakery/Tea-Room, Zenhäusern in Sierre “Chez Zen” have agreed to prepare for us a full English breakfast consisting of :- Fresh orange juice 2 slices of bacon, 2 sausages, 2 eggs, tomato (2 halves), baked beans, mushrooms, toast & butter, coffee or tea, for the price[...]
Romandie-East Region
Tuesday, 28 Feb 2023
We meet the last Tuesday of each month, but please phone or e-mail to be sure it is taking place. We have found a new summer venue for our Book Club. Now that the nights are lighter, we will once again be meeting at 18:00 hours. The Movenpick Hotel is near to the train station and local trams. Cost[...]
North-West Region
Friday, 03 Mar 2023
Do not miss this chance to catch up with old and new friends. It has proven to be a real backbone event for the North-West Region and is well attended with always a lot to discuss! Restaurant just opposite to the Swiss railway station. Cost:  Pay for what you consume Reservations: Not required [...]
North-West Region
Tuesday, 07 Mar 2023
The IRB currently hosts twelve research groups and employs 115 researchers from all over the world. Our visit would include a general presentation of the institute, a visit of the laboratories and meeting with some of the researchers. The visit would be a mixture of scientific information and a gene[...]
Ticino and Grisons Region
Thursday, 09 Mar 2023
We would like to invite our NE Region members to an “Online Get-Together”. We meet on ZOOM the 2nd Thursday of each month.   If you have a computer, laptop, smartphone or iPad meeting up on zoom is quite easy. Either download the Zoom app or just click on the email link you will re[...]
North-East Region
Saturday, 11 Mar 2023
On the 11th of each month, the BRA Central Region members meet up to have a drink and a chat. We look forward to catching up with old friends and meeting new people. Please feel free to join us. Cost: Pay for what you consume. Reservations: Not required – Just turn up but it would be helpful to [...]
Central Region
Tuesday, 14 Mar 2023
The Ristorante – Pizzeria Portofino “Chez Rocco” is conveniently situated in the heart of Châteauneuf-Conthey. Cost: Pay for what you consume. Menu of the day CHF 17.- (starter and main dish) You can also choose from their regular menu or enjoy one of their delicious Pizzas Transp[...]
Romandie-East Region
Wednesday, 15 Mar 2023
Sonja is happy to welcome BRA Members to join her book club, on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Please feel free to share with anyone interested in a monthly book discussion in English. Books can be read in any language but the group discussion will be in English. We hope that you can join us! For m[...]
Romandie-East Region
Sunday, 26 Mar 2023
Local Valaisanne Bakery/Tea-Room, Zenhäusern in Sierre “Chez Zen” have agreed to prepare for us a full English breakfast consisting of :- Fresh orange juice 2 slices of bacon, 2 sausages, 2 eggs, tomato (2 halves), baked beans, mushrooms, toast & butter, coffee or tea, for the price[...]
Romandie-East Region
Tuesday, 28 Mar 2023
We meet the last Tuesday of each month, but please phone or e-mail to be sure it is taking place. We have found a new summer venue for our Book Club. Now that the nights are lighter, we will once again be meeting at 18:00 hours. The Movenpick Hotel is near to the train station and local trams. Cost[...]
North-West Region