What’s On In Zurich mid-February 2015

What’s On In Zurich mid-February 2015

Zurich in the Winter

Zurich in the late afternoon sunshine today Photo © NewInZurich

It’s mid February and there’s lots on in and around Zurich. Take a look below for some ideas and have a great time.

The 31st International Country Music Fstival in Zurich 30th January – 22nd March

still playing! This extensive country music festival is on in Albisgüetli until March 22nd. There are lots of acts to choose from. See here for more information.

Valentine’s Day 14th February

don’t forget this Saturday is extra special as it’s Valentine’s Day! Fork & Bottle have a special Valentine’s menu, 50 Shades of Grey is on at the cinemas this weekend, there are a million and one ways to profess your love in Swiss chocolate and the flower stalls have extra supplies.

Simply Paint Valentine’s Workshop at Formel Fun 14th February

Get your little ones discovering their artistic side with a Valentine’s Workshop run by artist Joanne Finnegan at Formel Fun. For more information and to book a place see here.

White Turf 2015 in St Moritz 15th and 22nd February

experience the glamour and the excitement of White Turf in St Mortiz. Taking place on 15th and 22nd February it’s one of the top events in the Swiss calendar. For more information please visit the website.

Ennio Morricone – My life in Music World Tour

For more information about his concert on 17th February at 8pm at the Hallenstadion and to order tickets see here.

Bookclub at the Bookshop in Zurich

is discussing Susan Barker’s The Incarnations on Wednesday 18th  February – the perfect place to meet other readers over a glass of wine. From 8.30pm – 10pm. See website for details.

Meet the Brewer Night at The International Beer Bar 3rd March

put the 3rd March in your diary as there will be a meet the brewers night from 7pm – 10pm.  See here for more details.

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.

International Women’s Day 7th March – Miss Representation

a screening of the thought-provoking docu-film ‘Miss Representation’ at Impact Hub Zurich on 7th March from 6.30pm with film starting at 7.15pm.  It covers the portrayal of women in mainstream media and the role this places in framing women’s position in society. The film will be followed by a panel discussion, with film writer Morgane Gh, focussing on the situation of women in Switzerland and in Europe. For more information and for tickets please go to the website.
British Swiss Chamber of Commerce “Economic Outlook Breakfast” 17th March

With speakers 
Oliver Adler, Head of Economic Research, Credit Suisse AG and 
Norman Villamin, Managing Director, Chief Investment Officer, Europe, Coutts & Co. Ltd
on Tuesday, 17th March, 2015 at 
07:45- 09:15

 at Brasserie Schiller, 
Sechseläutenplatz 10. Zürich BSCC Members and guests CHF 65.00 
Non-Members CHF 85.00 to Register for Event

WriteCon21st – 22nd March

is a series of weekend workshops on fiction, the future of publishing, non-fiction, a writers’ boot camp, an independent publishing event and Writing for Young People. The next event, Roadmaps for Writers, takes place on 21st-22nd March, involving publishers, authors and experts in children/YA books and games. Book your EarlyBird ticket before 1 March! See here for details.

Grafik 15 – 13th, 14th and 15th March

if you love art and design don’t miss Grafik15 which takes place at the Maag Halle on 13th, 14th and 15th March. Click here for more information and to buy tickets. To see an article on last year’s Grafik event please see here.

Arsenic and Old Lace play in English in Zurich on 19th, 20th, 21st & 22nd March

the Blueprint Masquerades from the English Drama Department of the University of Zurich are performing Arsenic & Old Lace (in English) on March 19th, 20th, 21st and 22nd. Performances are at 8pm except for Sunday when it begins at 7pm. Admission prices: Adults CHF 18 Students CHF 15. Tickets can be reserved at blueprintmasquerades@gmail.com. For more information please go to the website. 


BaselWorld 19th – 26th March in Basel

enjoy the sparkle at BaselWorld from 19th to 26th March at the Messe in Basel. See here for details.

3rd Annual Women’s Expo at the Messe Zurich, Halle 9 on 29th March

10am till 4pm at the Messe in Zurich on 29th March. An event for networking, business ideas and more for women. For more information see here.

Scherenschnitte (Paper cutting) Exhibition at the Landesmuseum till 19th April

explore the world of Scherenshitte and learn about the roots and heritage of this Swiss traditional craft. Exhibition on now until 19th April. For more information please visit the website.

Best Places to go Ice Skating in Zurich

looking for places to go skating? Check out this guide to find the best places to skate. See here for details.

Zermatt Unplugged 14th – 18th April

With a line up including James Blunt, Travis, Anatacia and lots more the annual concert takes place in Zermatt 14th – 18th April. For more information and to buy tickets please see here.


Snow near Zurich

 Photo © NewInZurich

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.

Skiing at Pizol  – not far from Zurich

Pizol ski resort is located close to Bad Ragaz and you can even buy ski and spa day tickets. A short drive from Zurich, find out all about it here.

Skiing in Lenzerheide and Arosa

From last year onwards you can now ski in both Lenzerheide and Arosa on the same day thanks to the new lift linking the two resorts. Read all about it here.

You may have missed:

Daisuke Takahashi

Ar On Ice Photo © NewInZurich

Art On ice Photos and Reviewsee here for details.

Profile of Daisuke Takahashi – one of the top figure skaters taking part at Art On Ice 2015.

The International Beer Bar is “the” new bar in town. Not just for beer lovers! Read all about it here.

The Chateau-d’Oex Balloon Festival see here for photos of this recent event.

Discovering the Uetliberg in Zurich in Winter see here

Skiing in Switzerland © Newinzurich.com

Photo © NewInZurich


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