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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May 19
Saturday 18th, 13:30 – Saturday 18th, 20:30
FOSSUK Congress 2019 & Cultural Weekend - Book Now!
Cultural Weekend & FOSSUK AGM
Swiss Embassy London, 16-18 Montagu Place, Marylebone, London, W1H 2BQ

FOSSUK’s AGM in London 18 May 2019

The 2019 FOSSUK AGM & Culture weekend will be organised in London from the 17th to the 19th of May 2019.

Return your booking form to info@swiss-societies.co.uk by Friday 10th May to take part in this cracking programme. All events are free to attend, but you must book as space is limited. All booking and events information can be found on the dedicated Congress 2019 page here > www.swiss-societies.co.uk/annual-general-meeting

The meeting itself will be hosted, kindly, in the Embassy of Switzerland in the UK, in London., which includes speakers from Switzerland and a talk by Ambassador Fasel looking at elements that impact Swiss citizens living and working in the UK, with a particular view on Brexit. 

FRIDAY 17 MAY: Talk & Exhibition

18:30: Neil Heritage (war hero) talk & Fiona Bunn exhibition at the Victorinox London Flagship store with light food, Swiss wine & cheeses. Hosted by New Helvetic Society, in partnership with “Victorinox” & “Swiss Quality UK”.

Free event, however the registration deadline is Friday, 13th May. Space is limited – booking confirmations on a first-come, first-serve basis.

You must book to attend this event via EventBrite:


SATURDAY 18th MAY: AGM & Cultural Programme

At the Swiss Embassy, London - free to attend, but you must reserve your attendance using the booking form as space is limited.

13:30: FOSSUK Annual General Meeting and address by Ariane Rustichelli, Director of the Organisation of the Swiss Abroad (OSA).

15:30: Presentations by H.E. Ambassador Fasel and Sarah Lagger on Brexit and citizen’s rights and by Suzanne Egloff, President of the Swiss Benevolent Society. Cultural programme with a talk by Alexandra Lavizzari (writer & painter) and entertainment by singer Elena Flury with an Apéro generously provided by H.E. Ambassador Fasel.


SUNDAY 19th MAY: Guided Walking Tour

10:00: Guided Swiss heritage walking tour of London with Peter Barber, former President of the "Unione Ticinese", meeting us at Embankment station. Free to attend, but you must reserve your place by returning the booking form. 

12:00: Lunch & refreshments at the Sun & 13 Cantons pub in Soho (self-paid based on what you order off the available menu).