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.

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May 19
Friday 17th, 18:00 – Friday 17th, 21:30
Meet war hero & motivational speaker Neil Heritage
New Helvetic Society & Swiss Quality UK
95 - 96 New Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S 1DB

Meet Neil Heritage (war hero) at the Victorinox London Flagship store in New Bond Street. Hosted by New Helvetic Society, supported Swiss Quality UK, followed by an apero.

Attendance is free, but you must book through EventBrite to reserve your place as space is limited: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-art-or-perseverance-tickets-59671446904 

This event is a part of the Cultural Weekend programme for the upcoming 54th Congress of the Swiss Society in the UK (FOSSUK 2019) which will take place in London from the 17th to the 19th of May 2019. 

On Friday 17th May in the evening participants are invited to gather in the iconic Flagship store of Victorinox in New Bond Street where they will be introduced to Neil Heritage. Neil is a motivational speaker who will talk about his time in the army, losing both legs following a suicide bomb attack and his remarkable recovery. Participants will be inspired by his resilience and his attempts to be the first person with his disability to summit the iconic Matterhorn in the Alps.

Throughout the evening participants will have the opportunity to enjoy a glass of Prosecco or Swiss Beer and taste some unique Swiss cheeses whilst admiring the exhibition of professional alpine photographer Fiona Bunn. The evening is supported by the Swiss Club "New Helvetic Society" and Swiss Quality UK.