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
24
September 21
Friday 24th, 10:00 – Sunday 9th, 18:00
Generations: Portraits of Holocaust Survivors Exhibition
Imperial War Museum incl Frederic Aranda
Imperial War Museum, London SE1 6HZ
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This exhibition showcases new works from 13 contemporary photographers, including London-based Frederic Aranda, all members and Fellows of the Royal Photographic Society. Over 50 contemporary portraits of Holocaust survivors and their special connections to the younger generations of their families are displayed for the first time.

GENERATIONS: PORTRAITS OF HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS
Until 9 January 2022
Wednesday to Sunday
10am to 6pm

Free - must book tickets in advance
More details & book tickets >

December
05
December 21
Sunday 5th, 11:00 – Sunday 5th, 13:00
Family Christmas Carols, Samichlaus and food
The Swiss Church in London
79 Endell Street, London
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Join us for a family celebration...

5 December, 11am

Christmas family gathering with carols, Samichlaus and food. (Families must sign up, limited numbers). 

Contact the Swiss Church to book and for more detail. 

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December 21
Wednesday 8th, 11:00 – Wednesday 8th, 12:00
SBS Coffee Morning
Swiss Benevolent Society
Please get in touch with us if you wish to participate on: 0207 836 9119, Online Zoom
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Join us on the second Wednesday every month for a chat over a coffee.

Please get in touch with us if you wish to participate on:
0207 836 9119

Once you have contacted us, please download the Zoom app onto your laptop or tablet, and we’ll send you an invitation by email with a link with details on how to join the meeting!

It's an opportunity for Swiss Nationals to meet and get together over tea or coffee.

Please contact Petra on 0207 836 9119 or email: info@swissbenevolent.org.uk for more information.

Visit www.swissbenevolent.org.uk for find out more.

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.

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December 21
Saturday 11th, 19:00 – Saturday 11th, 21:30
Nicolas Meier Jazz Trio Performance & Escalade Celebration
New Helvetic Society
Embassy of Switzerland, 16-18 Montagu Pl, Marylebone, London, W1H 2BQ
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We would like to welcome you with a concert by the Nicolas Meier Jazz Trio followed by the traditional Escalade celebration

About this event

We would like to welcome you with a concert by the Nicolas Meier Jazz Trio, featuring:

Richard Jones on violin

Jakub Cywinski on acoustic bass

Nicolas Meier on acoustic guitar

Following this, everyone is welcome to Swiss nibbles and drinks while we remember the events of that fateful night in December 1602, when the citizens of Geneva bravely repelled an attack by the Duke of Savoy. We will of course break the chocolate Marmite in the old tradition.

Doors open 6.45pm

Concert starts at 7pm

Due to the Embassy’s security and Covid requirements please bring with you aphoto ID and your vaccination certificate or negative LFT result taken on the day.

11
December 21
Saturday 11th, 19:30 – Saturday 11th, 21:30
High Holborn Chamber Choir Christmas Concert
The Swiss Church in London
American Church in London, Tottenham Court Road
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Saturday 11 December at 7.30pm at the American Church in London, Tottenham Court Road

We are delighted to recommend the High Holborn Chamber Choir Christmas concert to members and friends of The Swiss Church , London. Members of the High Holborn Chamber Choir form the Swiss Church Sunday service choir. The Choir holds regular concerts at the Swiss Church.

High Holborn Chamber Choir writes:

We are excited to present a diverse programme with music from different countries and across many time periods. In addition to some cheerful Christmas songs, the concert will feature music from famous composers such as the uplifting “My Soul, There is a Country” (Hubert Parry), “Towards the Unknown Region” (Vaughan Williams) and “The Road Not Taken,” by Randall Thompson’s. Interestingly Thomson based this piece on Robert Frost’s famous introspective poem. 

Contrast is provided by “Now May We Singen,” a modern piece which fuses a fluent melodic line with rhythmic exuberance written by contemporary composer Cecila McDowall. 

Our concert’s musical journey will take you across the globe when we sing songs in Chinese, French, and Spanish. For those who would like to travel back in time, we will perform some medieval pieces covering pub brawls as well as some sweet dignified spiritual gems. 

The concert is in aid of raising money for  C4WS –  a fund to support feeding and sheltering homeless people.  

Tickets are available via Eventbrite here.

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December 21
Sunday 12th, 14:30 – Sunday 12th, 17:00
Christmas Party Edinburgh
Swiss Club Edinburgh
Saughtonhall Community Centre, Edinburgh, ,
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Christmas Party in Edinburgh, Covid-restrictions allowing at the Saughtonhall Community Centre, Edinburgh

This years Christmas Party will be on 12th of December from 2:30 to 5 pm.

We celebrate with mulled wine, and  other goodies, Christmas songs and festive spirit , 

We are asking to contribute with some party food to share.

We will ask Santa to come along to bring presents for the children.

More information will be given closer to the event. Visit our Facebook page or website for more. 

 

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December 21
Sunday 19th, 17:00 – Sunday 19th, 19:00
Christmas Carol Service
The Swiss Church in London
79 Endell Street, London WC2H 9DY
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Our traditional and much-loved carol service is back.

We will sing French, German and English Christmas carols, with a London choir and organist Peter Yardley-Jones.

Join us to enjoy the unique atmosphere of the Swiss Church.

Church services 2022
9 January, 6 February, 6 March, 3 April, 17 April (Easter Sunday), 11am.

Audio services will be provided on the 3rd Sunday of each month. Go to www. swisschurchlondon.org.uk/downloads to listen online.

January
05
January 22
Wednesday 5th, 19:30 – Wednesday 5th, 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

February
05
February 22
Saturday 5th, 18:30 – Saturday 5th, 21:30
Carnevale - Save the date
Unione Ticinese
Swiss Embassy London, ,
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Come to celebrate our first face-to-face Carnevale early next year. Keep an eye on Facebook and the Unione Ticinese website for booking and further details closer to the date. 

We look forward to seeing you all in person there! 

March
26
March 22
Saturday 26th, 18:30 – Saturday 26th, 19:00
AGM & Dinner: Save the date
Unione Ticinese di Londra
Swiss Embassy, 16-18 Montagu Place, London W1H 2BQ
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After postponement of the 2020 AGM and online-only meeting in 2021, the Unione Ticinese are looking forward to welcoming you to our 2022 AGM on the 26th March. 

Save the date! Keep an eye on our Facebook page for more information or visit the UT website for more details closer to the date.  

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