UPCOMING EVENTS

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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September
23
September 21
Thursday 23rd, 11:00 – Thursday 23rd, 13:00
A Swiss Coffee Morning
Swiss Club Manchester
Wilmslow Garden Centre, Manchester Road , Wilmslow, SK9 2JN
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Grüezi, Bonjour, Buongiorno
How about joining us on Thursday 23rd September 2021 11am to 1pm @ Wilmslow Garden Centre Manchester Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 2JN for the Manchester Swiss Club Coffee Morning?

Tea, Coffee and light lunches are served in the Coffee Shop. Come and join us for a chat and refreshments after a long Covid Break.

It would be helpful if you could let us know you are coming, Margrith Easter, margrith@btconnect.com Tel: 01663 743975

More info on the Swiss in the UK Facebook Group > 

26
September 21
Sunday 26th, 08:00 – Sunday 26th, 23:59
Popular Vote
Marriage & Tax cap poll
Send your voting forms by post to your canton
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Popular vote on 26 September 2021

- Federal Popular Initiative 'Reduce tax on salaries, tax capital fairly'

- Marriage for all

More reasoning behind these two initiatives and previous results on our dedicated Popular Initiative page >  

You should receive your voting forms by post - remember to send them in on time! 

Not registered to vote in Federal Popular Initiatives? Contact the Swiss Embassy UK. 

Everything you need to know about voting in Switzerland on www.ch.ch

 

29
September 21
Wednesday 29th, 18:00 – Wednesday 29th, 20:00
Commissioning Art and Exhibitions in Churches Networking Event
The Swiss Church in London
79 Endell Street, London WC2H 9DY
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A Swiss Church in London event- co-hosted with Art+Christianity

What? 20-minutes ‘Art in Churches’ surgeries in groups of 6 and an opportunity to network; prepare your questions about your own projects

Who? For parishes and artists planning to introduce works of arts in churches; led by ‘Art in Churches’ curators and project managers
This networking event will help parishes and artists work together to identify the best approach to introduce temporary or permanent artworks that benefit the parish, the artist and audiences. It will help you to identify different ways to engage with an artist, the different types of temporary artwork, practical aspects of project management, contracts, marketing, and funding, and on running an exhibition.

Light refreshments will be provided.

For more information and to book a place click here.

Visit the Swiss Church London website for more information and contact details >

30
September 21
Thursday 30th, 11:00 – Thursday 30th, 15:00
Sophie Taeuber-Arp Exhibition
New Helvetic Society
Tate Modern, London
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Join the New Helvetic Society for this extraordinary exhibition of Sophie Taeuber-Arp's work and lunch.

PROGRAMME:
11am Lecture at the Tate Modern by an in-house Art Expert
12pm Visit to the exhibition
1.15pm Lunch at "The Refinery" 110 Southwark St, London SE1 0TF

Tickets · Free -£16.76

RSVP: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/new-helvetic-society-sophie-taeuber-arp-lecture-tickets-169991171169

Find out more on the New Helvetic Society's Facebook Group >

October
03
October 21
Sunday 3rd, 11:00 – Sunday 3rd, 12:00
Sunday Service - in person
The Swiss Church in London
79 Endell Street, London
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In-person church services have resumed. We will meet every 1st Sunday of the month at 11am at the Swiss Church in 79 Endell street. The service on the 3rd Sunday of the month will be an audio service for the time being. 

The words of these church services will be uploaded on our webpage, or sent out as print copies via post on request, for those who cannot attend. We will continue to provide an audio service on every first Sunday of the month, which you can download here.

To access our risk assessment, and our policy for the safe reopening of the church click here, or contact Venue Manager Emily Rose Simons for more information.

05
October 21
Tuesday 5th, 11:30 – Tuesday 5th, 14:00
Frauenverein
Swiss Church London
Swiss Church London, 79 Endell Street, London, WC2H 9DY
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The Frauenverein ("women's group") meets every 1st Tuesday of the month at the Swiss Church.

For more information, get in touch with Mrs Cecile Mistry 07778 508 405.

Find out more on the Swiss Church Website.

06
October 21
Wednesday 6th, 19:30 – Wednesday 6th, 21:30
Monthly Stammtisch
Swiss Club Edinburgh
Le Di-Vin wine bar, 9 Randolph Place, Edinburgh EH2 4EL
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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.

TIME

7.30pm ​

LOCATION

Le Di-Vin wine bar

9 Randolph Place, Edinburgh EH2 4EL

09
October 21
Saturday 9th, 20:00 – Saturday 9th, 21:00
Event mit Schweizer Schriftsteller Philipp Gurt
Swiss in the UK Facebook Group
Zoom
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Der Bündner Schriftsteller Philipp Gurt spricht über seine Laufbahn als Schriftsteller und liest aus einigen seinen Bücher vor. Es besteht die Gelegenheit Fragen zu stellen.Mehr ueber ihn auf seiner Webseite https://philipp-gurt.ch/ueber-mich/

Das Event findet auf Schweizerdeutsch statt.

Der Ansporn zu diesem Event kam vom 'Schweizerfrauen im Ausland Book Club' dem auch einige 'Swiss in the UK' Mitglieder angehören. Eines der Bücher von Philipp Gurt Bücher wurde im Book Club kürzlich gelesen und diskutiert.

Die Einladung fuer dieses Event ist jedoch fuer alle, die gerne einen Schweizer Schriftsteller kennenlernen möchten und sich fuer Philipp's Laufbahn als Schriftsteller und seine Werke interessieren.

Teilnehmerzahl ist begrenzt. Teilnahme nur durch Voranmeldung möglich: swissintheuk@gmail.com

Gesponsert wird das event von Ruth Thomas. Zoomlink wird von Anna De Wit zur Verfügung gestellt. Danke Anna!

13
October 21
Wednesday 13th, 11:00 – Wednesday 13th, 14:00
Mother's Group
The Swiss Church in London
Various depending on outings
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We meet to promote friendship between Swiss women in a Christian environment.

Every 2nd Wednesday of each month – varied visits and outings to local attractions: the details are in the Swiss Church Newsletter.

Please contact us about the meetings.

Contact Mrs Marianne Fisher-Hertig, Mrs Margrit Rahman or Mrs Erika tan via the Swiss Church office.

Swiss Church website > 

14
October 21
Thursday 14th, 16:00 – Thursday 14th, 20:00
BSCC Sustainable Business Summit 2021
British Swiss Chamber of Commerce
Livestream or in-person at:, SIX ConventionPoint, Pfingstweidstrasse 110, 8005 Zürich
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Connecting sustainable finance with the real economy

As life and business start return to a new normal after the pandemic, there is a renewed focus on climate, biodiversity and social impact by delivering the UN Sustainable Development Goals as well as companies individual Net Zero by 2050 goals.

COP26 in November 2021 seeks to enrol business as a key enabler of change. For many businesses, now is the time to turn aspirations into meaningful action to satisfy customer, investor, employee and wider stakeholder demands.

This hybrid BSCC event will focus on some of the real issues that leaders need to focus on to accelerate their delivery of Net Zero and wider sustainability commitments.

Join us either in person or by livestream and get involved in this hot debate on 14th October.

For more information about the Programme please click HERE.

Please note that a valid Covid Certificate will be mandatory to attend this event physically. Please click HERE for more information.

Inspiring speakers include:
Zoë Knight | Global Head, Climate Change Centre of Excellence, HSBC 
Amandine Favier | Head Sustainable Finance, WWF Switzerland
Patrick Schmucki | Director Financial Services, Corporate Responsibility Officer, KPMG Switzerland
Katrien de Vos | Country President Switzerland, Astra Zeneca
Prof Judith Walls | Chair for Sustainability Management, University of St. Gallen
And many more. 
Click HERE for more information about the event. 
 

14 October 2021
17:00-21:00CET

In person participation:
BSCC Members | 60 CHF 
Non-members | 110 CHF

Livestream participation 
BSCC Members | 30 CHF  
Non-Members | 60 CHF