Swiss Community Events Calendar

Available for the first time, a comprehensive calendar to download with all Swiss events in the UK - from music concerts to art exhibitions to talks to just having a cuppa.

If you know of an event that is not listed on the calendar below of the PDF download, please do let us know so that we can keep it as up to date as possible:

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October 19
Tuesday 15th, 19:30 – Thursday 17th, 21:00
Swiss Ambassador's Award Concert 2019 - AKMI DUO
Swiss Embassy London
15 October in London, 16 October in Manchester, 17 October in Cardiff

Experience the magic of the Swiss Ambassador's Annual Award Concert perfomed in world class concert halls in London, Manchester & Cardiff. 

This year’s Award goes to the Switzerland-based AKMI Duo, with French saxophonist Valentine Michaud and Lithuanian pianist Akvilé Sileikaité. They met while studying for their Masters at Zurich University of the Arts, where their friendship and passion for modern and contemporary music inspired them to form the AKMI Duo.

Full info and how to book on the Embassy's official website https://www.eda.admin.ch/countries/united-kingdom/de/home/aktuell/agenda.html/content/countries/united-kingdom/en/meta/agenda/2019/5/swaac-2019?fbclid=IwAR0HeTf8tnW8sAZvJpr6s7yt4NRH5SCoXp9eoOuD5ueWdBQpSzpT7o71NjE


Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
Sonata for Clarinet and Piano

William Albright (1944-1998) 
Sonata for Saxophone and Piano

Paul Hindemith (1895-1963) 
Sonata Op. 11, No. 4

Kevin Juillerat (b. 1987) 
L'Etang du Patriarche
In memoriam Mikhail Bulgakov written for AKMI Duo

François Borne (1840-1920) 
Fantaisie brillante on themes from Bizet’s Carmen

London Wigmore Hall 15 October: £12 (Ticket bookings are subject to a £3 booking fee. This fee covers the whole booking and is not per ticket. No interval.)

Manchester Carole Nash Hall 16 October: £13 (Tickets include a programme and a glass of Swiss sparkling wine during interval. Booking fee included in the ticket price)

Cardiff Dora Stoutzker Hall 17 October: £12 (Tickets include a programme and a complimentary glass of sparkling Swiss wine during the interval. Concessions available.)


October 19
Saturday 19th, 13:00 – Saturday 19th, 16:00
Gschwellti und Chaes
Southern Area Swiss Club
Darby Green Centre, Blackwater, GU17 0DT

Join us to enjoy Gschwellti und Chaes with Southern Area Swiss Club.

Contact please contact Bernadette Curtress for more information through SwissCommunity.org

October 19
Saturday 19th, 19:00 – Saturday 19th, 21:30
Unione Ticinese
Swiss Embassy, 16-18 Montagu Place, London W1H 2BQ

Save the date! We will start on the 19th of October with the Castagnata, to be held at the Embassy. This is always a well-attended gathering when, with the help of chestnuts, some wine and food expertly prepared under the direction of Christiane Barber, conversation flows, new contacts are made and old ones renewed.

We hope many of you will join us! 

Keep an eye on the website for pricing and RSVP detail: http://www.newhelveticsociety.org.uk/

October 19
Sunday 20th, 11:00 – Sunday 20th, 12:00
Sunday service with baptism
Swiss Church London
79 Endell Street, London, WC2H 9DY

Services with baptism for all generations. Bring your own baptismal candle to be lit during the service. Everyone welcome!

Our Sunday services are held at the Swiss Church in 79 Endell Street every first and third Sunday of the month. The first Sunday is with communion. Everyone is invited to join.

The sermons are in English, the hymns and the liturgy are also in German and French.

A meal or light refreshments are served after the service.

The Swiss Church in London is rooted in the Reformed tradition but people from all denominations, faith groups (and none) are welcome.

Follow the events calendar on the Swiss Church website for future dates and cultural events:

October 19
Thursday 24th, 18:30 – Thursday 24th, 23:00
Jumi: Raclette Dinner
Swiss Quality UK
Jumi Cheese Newington Green, 56 Newington Green, London , N16 9PX

Raclette evening among friends!

The days started to be shorter and the temparature has dropped! Finally it is time to have the cosy raclette dinner among friends.!

Swiss Quality UK are organising the first raclette evening of the autumn/winter season.

Price is GBP 25 per person

Included in the price:

  • Raclette (6 melts) - 4 - 6 different cheeses
  • free flow potatoes
  • bread
  • pickles
  • one platter of dried meat (for 3 people)

Jumi offers different wines per bottle or per glass.

Book tickets >



October 19
Wednesday 30th, 10:30 – Wednesday 30th, 12:30
Calligraphy Workshop
Swiss Benevolent Society Coffee Morning special event
79 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H,

Workshop on Japanese calligraphy with a Japanese Calligrapher.

Participants will have a go at their own calligraphy art work, paper, brushes and ink will be provided under the guidance of our Japanese Calligrapher.

£5:00 cost towards art materials
Places limited to 15, please book in advance.
email : info@swissbenevolent.org.uk

The Swiss Benevolent Coffee Morning is held every last Wednesday of each month and open to all Swiss Nationals. It's an opportunity to meet and get together and chat over tea or coffee in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

We usually have a few topics to debate on the day and we all take part discussing them.

We plan to have a workshop 3 times a year on a specific topic where a guest is invited to do a presentation/workshop.

Please message Petra for more information if you are interested.

The Swiss Benevolent Society UK enhances the quality of life of fellow Swiss, old and young, from all walks of life, who are experiencing difficulties.

Living Well – We aim to make a difference through empowerment, confidence building, active and healthier lifestyle management, independence and financial aid.

November 19
Saturday 2nd, 17:00 – Saturday 2nd, 18:00
Katelyn Emerson :: Organ Recital
Swiss Church London
79 Endell Street, London, WC2H 9DY

Organist, lecturer, and pedagogue Katelyn Emerson, hailed as “one of the world’s most promising organists”, is internationally renowned for performances throughout North America, Europe, and Asia that are “thrilling from beginning to end” and that showcase repertoire from the 14th-21st centuries with “impressive technical facility and musicianship”

Free to attend, donations welcomed.

November 19
Sunday 3rd, 11:00 – Sunday 3rd, 13:00
Sunday Service with Communion
Swiss Church London
79 Endell Street, London, WC2H 9DY

Our Sunday Services with Communion are held at the Swiss Church in 79 Endell Street on the first Sunday of the month. Everyone is invited to join in Communion if they wish.

The sermons are in English. The hymns and the liturgy are also in English, French and German.

Hymns are played by Peter Yardley-Jones on our wonderful Swiss Späth organ, accompanied by the High Holborn Chamber Choir.

A meal or light refreshments are served after the service. Please stay and experience a warm welcome from a friendly Congregation of all ages.

The Swiss Church in London is rooted in the Reformed tradition. People from all denominations, faith groups, and none, are welcome.

November 19
Wednesday 6th, 19:30 – Wednesday 6th, 21:30
Monthly Stammtisch
Swiss Club Edinburgh
Le Di-Vin wine bar, 9 Randolph Place, Edinburgh EH2 4EL

The Swiss Stammtisch is a regular event where Swiss people in and around Edinburgh together informally for a drink and discussions on topics that are of interest, including living abroad, politics and culture.

The Stammtisch currently takes place every first Wednesday of the month at Le Di-Vin Wine Bar. For the latest information on the Stammtisch, please visit our Facebook page.

All are invited to attend, you don't have to be a member of the Swiss Club Edinburgh to join the Stammtisch.

Please contact us if you have comments or questions.


7.30pm ​


Le Di-Vin wine bar

9 Randolph Place, Edinburgh EH2 4EL

November 19
Friday 15th, 19:00 – Saturday 30th, 22:30
Annual General Meeting - Edinburgh
Swiss Club Edinburgh
Saughton Hall Community Centre, Edinburgh

Join us for our AGM 2019 in Edinburgh...

There will be wine and cheese

& tea and coffee after the meeting.

Please let us know if you can attend.

More info and contact on our website