What’s On in Zurich End of January 2015
Photo © NewInZurich
Whether you loved it or loathed it, the Hafenkrane is on its merry way. It is being dismantled over the next few days and will soon be leaving Zurich. Above is one of the last few pictures. However, there are lots of events and exhibitions to keep you busy over the next few days and weeks. Take a look:
Mercedes Benz CSI International Show Jumping Event 23rd – 25th Jan
this prestigious show jumping tournament takes place at the Hallenstadion from 23rd – 25th January. To see the full program and get tickets please see here.
Day of the Open Doors to the Clubs and Bars of Zurich – 24th January
explore the bars and night clubs of Zurich on Saturday 24th January. There is an organised programme of some of the clubs and a full agenda. See here (in German) for full information.
GreenLamp Presentation and Charity Lunch – Monday 26th January
at 11:45 am at the Hotel Schweizerhof, Bahnhofplatz 7, Zürich. Supporting the commendable work of Green Lamp charity. For details please see here. If you would like to attend the lunch and presentation please email email@example.com
Straw Exhibition (Strohwelten) at the Jucker Farm 4th Jan – beginning May
well known for their pumpkin exhibitions, the Jucker Farm have now branched out into sculptures and statues made of straw. Why not take a trip to the straw exhibition at the Bächlifhof in Rapperswil Jona and see for yourself. It’s free! More information here.
Best of Rock the Ballet – till 1st February
at the Maag Halle near Hardbrücke amazing dancing and moves from the “bad boys of dance” along with great music. Get 20% off selected tickets with our special code. See here.
Fespo.ch the Holiday Exhibitions 29th January to 1st February
if you’re planning a holiday why not pop along to Fespo.ch for some inspiration. Holiday ideas from all over the world. The event takes place at the Messe in Oerlikon (Halls 1- 6) and is the biggest holiday fair in Switzerland. For more information and to buy tickets go to the website.
Interior Design Workshop Zurich 8th February
taking place at 1pm on 8th February in Zurich. For more information see here.
Winter Woodland Party 7th February
Winter party with Grow House Forest School for kids from 1- 4pm on 7th February. For details and to register please see here.
Art on Ice 5th – 8th February
ice skating of the highest level coupled with live music from Nelly Furtado, Tom Odell and Marc Sway. Read here for more.
Wine and Cookery Course 10th February
at Urban Cooking School in conjunction with Wiine.me 6 wines, 3 courses and a private chef. For more information see here. *** Contest *** We have one place on the course up for grabs! Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and mobile number and the word URBAN in the subject line to enter the contest.
Iglu Festival 28th Feb – 1st March
Ever fancied staying overnight in an iglu? How about building one too? Build and stay in your own iglu at the Iglu Festival on 28th February to 1st March. See here for details.
Scherenschnitte (Paper cutting) Exhibition at the Landesmuseum
explore the world of Scherenshitte and learn about the roots and heritage of this Swiss traditional craft. For more information please visit the website.
Photo © Landesmuseum
Picture Ballot! Monolithic Water – till March 15th
exhibition about “water in art” is on at the Kunsthaus Zurich until 15th March. For more information see here.
Archaeology Treasures of the Swiss National Museum
on show at until the end of 2015. See here for details.
Best Places to go Ice Skating in Zurich
the snow has been a little wanting of late, but there is plenty of ice on the rinks. Check out this guide to find the best places to skate. See here for details.
Skiing in Flumserberg – so close to Zurich
discover the delights of skiing in Flumserberg whether you’re driving or taking the train. For more information see here.
The Peak Walk by Tissot
fancy an exciting walk between 2 mountain peaks on a hanging bridge with stupendous views? See here for more details.
Chateau-d’Oex Balloon Festival 24th January – 1st February
the famous hot air balloon festival in Chateau-d’Oex with the juxtaposition of the colourful balloons against the mountains and the snow is always a feast for the eyes. For more information see here
White Turf 2015 in St Moritz
experience the glamour and the excitement of White Turf in St Mortiz. Taking place on 8th, 15th and 22nd February it’s one of the top events in the Swiss calendar. For more information please visit the website.
Photo © Rachel Dale
Road tax 2015
just in case you’ve forgotten there is still time to buy the 2015 road tax disk at your local post office or petrol station. However, you do need to have it displayed in your car windscreen (stuck down) by the 1st February.
New Year New You?
Jayne Salmon is running special “No Excuses” bootcamps and courses to get you on track with your fitness goals for 2015. Whether it’s weight loss or simply increased fitness, Jayne can get you results. More information here.
The “Zurich Welcome Home” Guide in English
we have a great discount on the price of this guidebook to Zurich – CHF 35 (incl P&P) or CHF 50 for the book plus a Zurich pop art SIGG bottle in a package. Read here for more information and to place an order.
The Live-Switzerland Coupon Book
costs CHF 69 with offers at hotels, restaurants dinners and brunches, Swiss excursions and lots of other exciting activities all on a 2 for 1 basis. To order a book simply email your name and address with the words Live-Switzerland in the subject line.
Today’s Office Looks like This
author Katrin Gygax takes us on a journey of 60 unconventional office settings throughout Switzerland with hints on tips on where to go and where to eat along the way. Even if you’re not a “mobile worker” you may find this a very interesting read. The book costs CHF 24. See here for details.
See this video for some great views of Zurich
Photo © NewInZurich
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