What’s On In Zurich Early to Mid April 2016

Spring in Zurich


What’s On In Zurich Early to Mid April 2016


Spring has finally arrived in Zurich and the streets are ablaze with blossom. Hope you’re enjoying it all and that the milder temperatures are here to stay. As usual there’s lots on in the city. Take a look below!

fashion hotel Zurich spring edition

Fashion Hotel Spring Edition 8th-10th April

the Spring edition of the Fashion Hotel is taking place at the Hotel Opéra, the Small Luxury Hotel Ambassador and Hotel Seehof in Zurich and continues all weekend. There is a packed agenda of shopping, fashion shows, and lots more and tickets start from CHF 20. Find out more here. 

Womens Expo Zurich 2016

Womens Expo Zurich 10th April 

don’t miss the Womens Expo 2016 which takes place on 10th April at Halle 7 at the Messe in Oerlikon Zurich. It’s open from 10am – 6pm and there will be all sorts of women’s businesses to discover and it’s a great opportunity to meet the business owners too. Admission free. For more information see here.


BSCC Tour of the Operations Centre at Zurich Airport 12th April

why not join the BSCC Zurich Chapter for a guided tour of the Swiss Operations Centre at Zurich Airport on 12th April? It costs CHF 85 for non members (60 for members) including an Apéro and it promises to be a fascinating event. You can find out more information and register here.

Suzi Prinz at Atelier Days Erlenbach 13th & 14th April 

exquisite bags, fashion, jewellery and more at Erlengut, Erlengutstrasse 1a, 8703 Erlenbach on Wednesday 13th April from 10am – 8pm and Thursday 14th April from 10am – 6pm. Don’t miss!
Celebrate Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th Birthday with Afternoon Tea in Zurich

on Saturday, 16th April 2016 2:30 to 5:00 pm at ST. ANDREW’S CHURCH COMMUNITY CENTRE, Promenadengasse 9, Zurich the British Residenst Association will lay on an English Tea with scones & cream, sandwiches and cakes, English Folk songs, a Recitation and a Video about HM Queen Elizabeth ll. Admission CHF 10 payable on the door (Children under 12 free) Reservations asap to: Joanna Koch, tel:076 319 4146, Email: joannakoch@bluewin.ch 

Artha Collections & Art gallery Asia Trend Gallery 8th – 17th April

working with artisan groups from different regions around the world Artha is presenting its new range of home accessories in Zurich and the Asia Trend Gallery will be showing paintings from contemporary Indonesian artists. See here for more information.

Sechselaeuten and the Burning of the Böögg 18th April

don’t miss this year’s burning of the Böögg in Zurich. Watch the parades of the Guilds and enjoy the party atmosphere! For more information read all about it here.


Daniel Raum Joggling

Green Lamp Fund Raising Lunch Hotel Schweizerhof 20th April 

join Green Lamp for their Strategic Philanthropy light lunch – A bright future through local partnerships.  Zelalem Belete Atlaw, Dean of the Hamlin College of Midwives in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is the keynote speaker and all funds raised will go towards funding the valuable work they do in midwifery. Event from 11.45 – 2pm on 20th April. To book tickets (or to donate) please click here.

Cogmo Kids Bilingual Pre School Open Days in Zumikon 21st – 23rd April

why not go along to the Cogmo Kids Bilingual Preschool open days on 21st – 23rd April? For details and to register see here.

Zurich Marathon 24th April

a date for your calendar – Zurich Marathon will be taking place on Sunday 24th April this year. More information here.

500th Birthday of Conrad Gessner at Swiss National Museum

from 17th March – 19th June there will be an exhibition celebrating the 500th anniversary of the birth of Swiss Polymath Conrad Gessner. For more information visit the Swiss National Museum website.

Pipilotti Rist at the Kunsthaus until 8th May

the Pipilotti Rist exhibition at the Kunsthaus Zurich on now until the 8th May. A pioneering figure in video art installations she is known internationally for her sensual and audacious videos tackling conventions and taboos in an entertaining, ironic and self-confident way. For more information see here.

Nenad Mlinarevic at Giardina 2016

Nenad Mlinarevic, Swiss Chef of the Years Cooks for Maserati

read about Nenad Mlinarevic executive chef at the Park Hotel Vitznau cooking at the Maserati Levante launch at Giardina in Zurich. Click here to read.

Write Con Writers Workshop 21st – 22nd May

if you’re a writer and looking at publishing or marketing a book or simply looking for ways to get it to market this weekend is a must. There are a number of individual modules that you can book and it all takes place at the Volkshaus in Zurich. Find out more here.

Some Highlights of Basel World 2016

if you missed Basel World 2016 do make sure you visit next year. There is so much to see you really could do with a few days. Take a look at some of the things that caught our eye when we visited. 

Intersoccer Football Courses for Children

there are lots of football courses and camps for children coming up for Easter and Summer. See here for more information.

Spas and Hammams in and around Zurich

to find out more about spas and hammams in and around Zurich see here.

hiking in Switzerland

Or maybe you would like to get exploring?

check out this information for some links to hikes and more for Springtime. Take a look here.

Gaelic Football and Hurling in Zurich

want to try something new in April? Zurich Gaelic Games Club kicks off the 2016 season in April. Come try the hugely popular Irish sports of Gaelic Football and Hurling. Training takes place in Sportanlage Katzenbach in Seebach, Zürich. There is no cost for training in the first month. All levels and beginners are especially welcome. To learn more visit www.zurichgaa.ch

Fancy Volunteering for a Charity? Room to Read Needs Volunteers

charity Room to Read is looking for a volunteer to run the Zurich Chapter. For more information please read this page and scroll down to the bottom.

Niall Wykes English speaking hairdresser zurich

Top Ten Tips to Get Your Hair Looking fabulous for Summer & Reader Offer!

hairdresser Niall Wykes shares his top tips with NewInZurich and offers 25% off their first hair appointment at his central Zurich salon. Find out more here. 

Colette Sol Spring Range

check out the Colette Sol New Arrivals for Spring and Summer 2016. Shoes, Tops & Shirts! The showroom open every Thursday from 9.30am till 12 noon. More information here.

The Spring / Summer Collection from Zurich Designer studiowinkler

find out more about Julia Winkler’s latest Spring / Summer collection for her fashion label studiowinkler here.

Urban Bike Festival Zurich

did  you take part in Zurich’s Urban Bike Fesival last week? It was the first one but it was amazing fun and they are planning more. Here is the link.

12 Top Dessert Spots in Zurich

have you discovered the amazing cakes, desserts and pastries in Zurich? Daneiella compiled a list of her favourites and dessert spots around Zurich. Take a look at these top dessert locations here.

Top 12 Tasty Dessert Spots in Zurich

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