What’s On In and Around Zurich Early May 2014

What’s On in Zurich Early May 2014

10 things to do for Mother's DayMother’s Day Zurich Sunday 11th – Lots on in Zurich for Mother’s Day – here are some ideas on things to buy and ideas for going out. Happy Mother’s Day! For more information see here.





Dolder Classic CarsDolder Classic Car Event – On sunday 11th May from 9am – 4pm there will be an exhibition of Classic cars and Classic Bikes at the Dolder Ice rink. Admittance with a classic car (older than 1979) is 5 CHF and spectator admission is free. For more information see here.



rp_Von-Matisse-zum-Blauen-Reiter-717x1024.jpgFrom Matisse to the Blue Rider – last chance to see this xpressionism exhibitibion at the Kunsthaus in Zurich which ends on Sunday 11th MaySee here for more details.






TanzFestival Steps – Steps Dance Festival – this festival only takes place in Switzerland every two years and is on now until 17th May. Featuring international dancers this festival is on in a number of locations in addition to Zurich. See here for details and the program.




Timber at the Maag Halle Zurich

Timber – why not book tickets with a NewInZurich 20% discount to see a new Canadian show, which is intriguingly billed as a “Lumberjack Circus”. It’s in Zurich until 18th May. For more information and for the discount details see here



Rolando DuartesArt and Painting in and around Zurich – 1). Cuban artist Rolando Duartes has an art exhibition at the Triangel Restaurant in Zumikon during opening hours which runs until 31st July and 2). British artist Joanne Finnegan is running a “Fork, Bottle and Brush” Workshop on Wednesday 14th May from 7.30pm at the Fork and Bottle Restaurant near Sihlcity. Email amy@forkandbottle.ch to reserve your place on the workshop.



Jazz in Zurich

Old Time Jazz Club in Meilen – Enjoy jazz? The Old Time Jazz Club in Meilen’s Jazz Festival program can be viewed here.





Designmesse Zurich 2014DesignMesse Zurich – is taking place at the Messe in Zurich from 16th – 18th May and we have a prize draw for 2 x 2 pairs of tickets.  The draw will take place on 14th May. Please enter here.






ICS School in ZumikonICS International Festival in Zumikon – on Saturday 17th May! Fun for all the family with the focus on international food from all over the globe. Entrance free and lots of fun activities as well as great food. From 11am – 4pm on the playing fields at ICS School in Strubenacher 3, 8126 Zumikon.





Diccon Bewes Author

Swiss and International Community Fair in Zumikon – this community fair will take place in Zumikon on Saturday 24th May. British author Diccon Bewes will be present and will be giving a reading from his latest book. For more information please see here.





 Women's Expo in ZurichWomen’s Expo in Zurich – Don’t miss the Women’s Expo which will be taking place this year on 25th May at the Kongresshaus inZurich. More information here.



Photobastei ZurichPhotobastei – Photobastei’s photo exhibition features new photographic talent from all over Switzerland (why not consider exhibiting your own?) and the exhibition continues until August. See the details here.



Zurich Comedy Club

The Zurich Comedy Club – are currently performing “Penalty” by Stephen Smith” and “A Candle on the Table” by Patricia Clapp at Theater Im Seefeld in Seefeldstrasse 91 on the following dates: May 14th – 16th, 20th – 23rd at 7.30pm and on May 17th and 24th at 5pm. For more information see here.




Alberto Giacometti Watercolours & Drawings

Alberto Giacometti Watercolours & Drawings – exhibition on at the Kunsthaus on until 25th May. See here for more information.





Cyclope in Winterthur  Cyclope – is on at Winterthur’s Halle 52 until the end of May. This is a new adaptation of Jean Tinguely’s “Cyclope” and NewInZurich have one remaining pair of double tickets for the production up for grabs! The draw will take place close of play on Sunday 11th May and you can enter now – click  here to take part.


Live Switzerland 2 for 1 offers

Live Switzerland 2 for 1 Leisure Voucher Booklet – we all know Zurich is not the cheapest place in the world to live but with this little booklet from “Live Switzerland” you can get some great half price offers with deals valid through till December 2014. From 2 for 1 meals and brunches to museum and art gallery entrances to e-bikes and paragliding. To see more of the offers read here. To order your copy at the limited availability special price of CHF 59 instead of CHF 69 please go here.


A Secret Garden Museum Rietberg

A Secret Garden Exhibition of Indian Paintings – The Museum Rietberg is exhibiting 60 of the most important Indian paintings from a private collection – A Secret Garden – “Ein Geheimer Garten”. They illustrate important traditions and paintings from all over India. The exhibition continues until 29th June. For more information please see here.



10 things to do in Zurich in Springtime

10 Things to do in Zurich in the Spring – some ideas on what to do in Zurich in the Spring. Read here.




Zurich Meets New York eventsWhen Zurich meets New York – and if you happen to be in New York from May 16th – 23rd May there are a series of 25 Swiss themed events you might like to go along. For more information see here 



Have fun whatever you do in Zurich!


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