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For our first outdoor event of the season, we’d like to invite you to enjoy the stunning floral displays at the Morges Tulip Festival. With hundreds of tulip varieties creating a riot of colour along the Lake Geneva shore, this event will gladden your heart. We plan to stroll among the beautiful trees of the Park de l’Indépendance, taking in the incredible variety of spring bulbs on display, and then meet for a light snack at the pavilion in the middle of the park. Check the link for more details: https://www.region-du-leman.ch/en/P14527/tulip-festival Meet: Meet in the Parking Parc des Sports, Unnamed Road 1110, 1110 Morges, close to the river that runs along the east side. COST: Free, but be prepared to buy your own snack lunch. Reservations to: Jan Powell on firstname.lastname@example.org and Pam Walsh on email@example.com No later than the day prior to the event please.
Masterpieces from the Bemberg private collection are on display for a limited time. This stunning collection includes works by Matisse, Pisarro, Modigliani, Bonnard as well as some older works of art by Veronese, Canaletto, Tournier etc… The Bemberg family lived in Argentina in the 19th Century, where Georges Bemberg was born. He became a passionate art collector, and the 132 paintings and drawings on show are amongst the finest in his collection. For more information: https://www.fondation-hermitage.ch/ Meet: We plan to meet at the ticket desk. If you prefer, you can buy your tickets in advance online to avoid possible queueing. If the weather is fine, we will meet in the beautiful grounds of the Fondation de l’Hermitage afterwards, so we suggest you bring your own thermos and snacks for an informal picnic tea. Cost: CHF: 22.- for adults CHF: 18.- with AVS Transport: Drive to the museum, or take the train and then the No 16 bus, direction “Grand-Vennes”. Full details can be found on the Hermitage website: https://www.fondation-hermitage.ch/infos-pratiques/horaires-tarifs-acces/ Reservations to: Jan Powell on firstname.lastname@example.org and Pam Walsh on email@example.com By 17 May please
COCKTAIL GOURMAND AT THE CHÂTEAU DE BOSSEY We shall be celebrating Her Majesty the Queen’s birthday in a wonderful new location. Please join us for a Cocktail Gourmand at the beautiful Château de Bossey with its delightful terrace, gardens and magnificent views over Lake Geneva and the Alps beyond. (Château de Bossey, also known as the ‘Institut œcuménique’.) The Château has splendid facilities and ample parking. More details to follow nearer the time. Cost: CHF: 35.- for BRA Members CHF: 40.- for Non-Members Reservations to: Jan Powell on firstname.lastname@example.org and Pam Walsh on email@example.com