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Local Valisanne 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 of CHF: 19.90.- pp Vegetarian option also available 🙂 There is also a huge selection of food and drink to choose from on their regular menu. Come along and join us for just a drink or something to eat, it’s your choice…. Cost: Pay for what you consume Reservations to: email@example.com by the Wednesday before the event. When reserving please let me know if you wish to eat an English breakfast or not.
Catch up with old friends or meet new acquaintances over a meal. This regular “meet up” has become the backbone of the Romandie-East region of the BRA. Anyone new to our area and who would like to meet our group, are welcome to join us. 🙂 It’s easy to find us…. we always have the Union Jack flags on the table. LUIGIA – Is run like a typical Italian restaurant, with an Italian atmosphere and serves authentic Italian food. It is situated next to “Le Moulin de Sion” 10 minutes walk from Sion train station. There is free parking at the back of the restaurant and a paying covered parking in the next block. Cost: Pay for what you consume Reservations to: firstname.lastname@example.org by the 4th of the month please.
On the 21st August, we decided on the first 4 books for our reading group. We will be discussing the following books on the following dates: BOOK TITLE AUTHOR To be discussed The Immortalists Chloe Benjamin 25th September 2019 Little Fires Everywhere Celeste Ng 16th October 2019 A Keeper Graham Norton 20th November 2019 The Bookseller of Kabul Asne Seierstad 18th December 2019 Please feel free to share with anyone interested in a monthly English […]
This is the third visit organised by the BRA by popular demand for those who have missed previous visits, or those who would like to revisit this wonderful exhibition. Time: Lunch: 11h45 to 14h00 Visit: 14h15 to 16h00 Cost Lunch: Between CHF: 38.- 45.- for a two/three course lunch (not including drinks) (Cost adjusted downwards if 15 or more attend) Cost Visit: BRA Members: CHF: 23.- (if there are 15 plus attendees, price reduced to CHF18) Non members: CHF: 28.- (group price: CHF:23) Transport: 212 bus time from Vevey station to Chaplin’s World: 11h22 Return bus time to Vevey station: 15h40 or 16h27 Reservations to: email: email@example.com or Tel. 021 921 23 30
New BRA Member, Cynthia Thompson, would like to extend this invitation to all BRA Members who would like to join her annual Anglophone BRISOLÉE! Apero at 11 am Chestnuts roasted on an open fire served with dried meats, seasonal fruits, nuts, Vin nouveau, moût, cakes, tarts, tea & coffee all included in the price. Please bring a small piece of cheese & other drinks if you wish. Cost: CHF25.- pp Reservations to: firstname.lastname@example.org or mobile: 076 527 42 61 by October the 8th at the latest please.
Following the visit to ” From Turner to Whistler “, BRA art lovers might wish to continue the art conversation by visiting ” Shadows “. This collection of 140 paintings represents 500 years of the history of art. Masterpieces presented reflect the sustained interest artists have shown in shadow, such as are self portraits ( Rembrandt, Delacroix ), De Hooch, Munch, Dali, Magritte, Ernst, Picasso, Warhol. and many others: a cornucopia, a feast of wonderful art !! Place: Lunch: “Le Chalet”, Route du Signal 12, 1018 Lausanne Visit: Fondation de L’Hermitage, Route du Signal 2, 1018 Lausanne. Time: Lunch: 12h00 to 13h30 Exhibition visit: 14h00 to 16h00 Coffee/Discussion: 16h00 to 17h00 Cost: Lunch: Plat du jour between CHF: 18.- and CHF: 25.- (not including drinks) Exhibition: CHF: 14.- (group price 10 attendees plus) Directions: Car Park at Le Chalet. No parking at Fondation de L’Hermitage. For non car users take the No. 16 bus, direction Grand-Vennes, from Lausanne railway station to Route du Signal for the restaurant, or L’Hermitage for the exhibition. (bus frequency every 20 minutes) Reservations to: Email: email@example.com or Tel: 021 921 23 30
On a visit to the Warrior Games in the USA in 2013, HRH Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex, saw how the power of sport can help physically, psychologically and socially ex-Armed Services personnel suffering from injuries and illness. Inspired by his visit, he started the Invictus (meaning “Unconquered”) Games, the first of which took place in London in 2014. The 5th Games will be in The Netherlands in 2020. As 2019 marks the 80th Anniversary of the start the Second World War and the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings in Normandy to liberate Western Europe from Nazi Germany’s occupation, it was decided, with the support of British associations in Switzerland, including the BRA, that a concert should be held to mark the anniversaries and to raise funds for the Invictus Games Foundation. BRA members from all regions will be most welcome at the concert. The concert will feature the Brass Band Arquebuse, Switzerland’s leading ensemble in the brass band style, the Pipes and Drums Band of Geneva, a massed choir and soloists. The hall seats nearly 1000 people and the audience will include diplomatic representatives of the 12 countries that were involved in the D-Day Landings in June 1944, as well […]
This exhibition highlights the similarities between these two renowned artists. Both represent extremes of movement. Giacometti uses distortion and a distinctive factor of mobility. Rodin is all to do with natural form whilst his surfaces are rough, which enabled light and shadow to be an essential element of his sculptural technique. Time: Lunch: 12h00 to 13h30 Visit: 14h00 to 16h00 (optional lecture, 14h00-14h40) Place: Lunch at the Cafe de Barry, Barryland, Rue du Levant 34, 1920 Martigny Exhibition at Giannadda Fondation, Rue du Forum 59, 1920 Martigny Cost: Lunch: Plat du jour, CHF: 17.- to CHF: 22.- for three courses (Does not include drinks) Exhibition: CHF: 16.- (Seniors; group rate; 10 plus attendees needed) A lecture from one of the resident staff on the exhibits with a slide show is available for an extra CHF: 6.- per person. (15 attendees needed) Directions: Giannada Fondation car park is located between Barryland and the Fondation. It is a 4 minute walk between the Barry de Cafe and the Fondation. Non car users take the 201 bus from Martigny railway station to the Giannadda Fondation and walk across the car park to Barryland. Bus times 11h16 or 11h46 Reservations to: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org […]
We look forward to seeing you all at our Christmas lunch to finish off the year in festive style. This is the hotel where we had our Christmas lunch in 2017; it has now been taken over by Campanile Hotels and has been completely renovated and modernised. Included in the price: 12h00 – Christmas Aperitif 13h00 – Christmas Lunch Menu (Vegetarian option also available) Prawn Cocktail *** Roast Turkey with Gravy Roast Potatoes Carrots & Brussels sprouts served with Cranberry sauce and Sage & Onion Stuffing *** Christmas Pudding Brandy Sauce *** Coffee or Tea After lunch we will have some fun and continue in festive style with a Sing-a-long of Christmas Carols. 😉 Cost: BRA Member CHF: 55.- pp Non Member CHF: 65.- pp (Please pay cash on the day – Drinks not included) Reservations to: Email: email@example.com by the Friday 1st December 2019 please.