Official Swiss National Day 1 August
Swiss in the UK
Listen to President Cassis’s National Day message to Swiss citizens abroad
Since 1891, the 1st of August has been celebrated as Swiss National Day. The date refers to a historic alliance concluded in 1291 by the three cantons of Uri, Schwyz and Unterwalden, the founding of the Swiss Conferderation.
Find our what is happening locally by visiting Swiss in the UK on Facebook, and following activities by the New Helvetic Society, Unione Ticinese, Swiss Club Manchester, The Swiss in Wales, Swiss Club Edinburgh, Soutern Area Swiss Club, Swiss Church London, Swiss Benevolent Society, Yorkshire Stammtisch and more.
As events are confirmed, we will publish them to the various Facebook Groups and on this website's Events Calendar.