What’s On in Zurich
End of March Early April 2017
The Blueprint Masquerades Perform Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia 23rd-26th March
don’t miss the Blueprint Masquerades performances of Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia in English. Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia is a play about love, hate, sex and murder. It’s on at Bühne Atelierschule, Plattenstrasse 37, 8032 Zurich on Thursday 23rd March at 7.30pm, Friday 24th March at 7.30pm, Sat 25th March at 2.00pm and 7.30pm and Sunday 26th March at 2.00pm. You can buy tickets online here or at the box office. Find out more about this production here.
Filmtage Jewish Film Festival 23rd – 29th March
there’s a festival of Jewish films called “Filmtage” taking place at Houdini and the Art House Uto cinemas from 23rd – 29th March. Full details (in German) here.
Powerhouse Event 24th March
the Powerhouse organises great talks full of inspiration. Their next talk is about confidence, courage and purpose and is by Diana Malerba. It will take place on 24th March at 7pm for 7.30pm at The Hub in the Viadukt in Zurich. Tickets cost CHF 25. Find out more and book your ticket here.
Dawna Mueller Photography Exhibition Männedorf ends 24th March
the exhibition of Dawna Mueller’s impressive photos at Gallery StileVivo, Kugelgasse 14, 8708 Männerdorf finishes on 24th March. Read our interview with Dawna and find out more here
Freisein Exhibition at Zurich Hauptbahnhof 23rd – 25th March
get inspiration and ideas on what to do and where to go in your leisure time at the Freisein exhibition at Zurich Hauptbahnhof from 23rd – 25th March. There will be displays of Turkish dancing to watch and all sorts of entertainment and leisure ideas. Find out more here.
POP UP Market at Puls 5 Saturday 25th March 12 – 6pm
there’s a pop up market at Puls 5 this Saturday 25th March from 12 noon to 6pm featuring 100 stalls brimming with fun and exciting goods – everything from chocolate to cakes to jewellery and lots more besides. Puls 5 is located at Giessereistrasse 18, 8005. See here.
AWC Workshop Week
the AWC workshop week continues in Zurich until Wednesday 29th with a whole host of workshops on a wide range of subjects. For more information see here.
Basel World until 30th March 2017
see some amazing jewellery as well as the latest watches at this amazing fair in Basel. For more information on Basel World 2017 see here.
Room To Read Charity Pub Quiz Night 27th March
there’s a pub quiz night on 27th March at McGee’s Irish Pub, Birmensdorferstrasse 83, 8003 Zurich, starting at 7pm. All proceeds go directly to the charity to support literacy programs in S.E. Asia and Africa. Admission CHF 5 on the door. Sign up individually or as a team by emailing Room To Read here.
Wine Tasting at Expovina Primavera 30th March – 6th April – Win tickets!
the Spring Wine tasting event Expovina Primavera will be taking place at Puls 5 in Zurich from 30th March – 6th April. We have 3 pairs of tickets up for grabs so why not email us here with 1) your name 2) your mobile number and address and 3) the word Primavera in the subject line to be in with a chance of winning. Winners will be drawn on 28th March. For more details of the event see here.
Galerie Gmurzynska American Icons till 31st March
check out the American Icons exhbititon which continues until 31st March at Galerie Gmurzynska in Paradeplatz. Find out more here. #free
Fumetto International Comix Festival Lucern 1st – 9th April
Zurich Bier Festival 7th – 9th April
there are 180 beers to be tasted at the Zurich Bier Festival which takes place at the Theatr Spirgarten in Alstetten 8048 Zurich. For more information see here.
Fashion Hotel at Kameha Grand Hotel 31st March – 2nd April
the Fashion Hotel is back for another season and this time it’s taking place at the Kameha Grand Hotel from 31st March – 2nd April. Discover clothes, shoes, accessories and lots more. For more information visit the website here.
Pedro Sanchez Free Scalp Analysis in Zurich 6th & 7th April
why not take advantage of this great opportunity to get a free scalp analysis by Géraldine from Leonor Greyl Paris on 6th & 7th April? In addition, during the month of March, Pedro Sanchez has a special 10% discount on Keratin treatments and Kerasilk products. Find out more here.
Zurich Marathon 9th April
don’t miss the 15th Zurich Marathon which will take place on 9th April. Find out more here.
Irish Celtic – Spirit of Ireland 18th – 23rd April
for all you Irish dance fans you’ll be pleased to know that the Irish Celtic show will be taking place in Zurich at Theater 11. To find out more (in German) and book tickets see here.
EVITA – Don’t Cry For Me Argentina 25th – 30th April
the musical EVITA will be showing in Zurich at Theater 11 from 25th – 30th April. Find out more here.
Getting the Royal Treatment at the Hotel Splendide in Lugano
fancy a luxurious Spring break or simply need to escape for a few days? How about a trip to the wonderful Hotel Splendide Royal in Lugano? We went to visit recently – find out more here.
Ernst Kirchner Exhibition at the Kunsthaus until 7th May
on now – Ernst Kirchner’s exhibition entitled “Vibrant Metropolis / Idyllic Nature – The Berlin Years”. Visit the Kunsthaus website here to find out more.
Osiris – Exhibition about the Sunken Treasures of Egypt
explore this exciting exhibition at the Museum Rietberg which began on 10th February and continues until 16th July. More information here.
Zurich Tanzt 5th-7th May
the annual “Zurich Tanzt” project takes place in Zurich from 5th – 7th May in an attempt to get as many people in Zurich moving and dancing. Special events, workshops and more. Find out all about it here.
PandaGO Fun Run in Zumikon 13th May
find out more about this fun run scheduled to take place in Zumikon on 13th May. It should be fun for all the family so why not sign up to get involved? See here for details.
Hotel Schweizerhof – Gourmet Dinners 7th April & Various Dates
the Hotel Schweizerhof’s chef Martin Fencz is pulling out all the stops out for the “Mal was Anderes” 8 course Gourmet Dinners which will be taking place next on 7th April, 5th May and 7th July. So if you have a special celebration or just want to treat yourself, this could be perfect! For more information see the flyer here. You can book direct by emailing here.
The Zurich Writers Workshop 12th – 14th May 2017
if you’re into writing you must sign up for the Zurich Writers Workshop which will be taking place in Zurich from 12th – 24th May. Some great workshops including one led by Jill Alexander Essbaum, the author of the “Hausfrau” book. All in English and registration open now. Find out more here.
Schön & Gut Market in Oerlikon 12th – 14th May
from 12th – 14th May there will be a market at the station in Oerlikon with clothes, accessories, design items and food! Find out all about it here.
Exhibition at the Museum für Gestaltung – #MachtFerien #Takeaholiday
there’s a great exhibition at the Museum für Gestaltung featuring retro posters from Swiss Tourism and celebrating their 100 year anniversary. It’s colourful and engaging and it’s located at the Toni Areal site. See photos of the posters and find out all the info here.
Fondue Restaurants in Zurich
it’s still not too late to have a Fondue ! Here are some restaurants that offer great fondues and there’s also a recipe so you can make your own. Find out where to find a great Fondue here.
Fancy a spa or Hammam in Zurich
if you’re looking for a spa or hammam in Zurich take a look at our guide here.
Skiing in Davos, Klosters, Flims, Laax and Lenzerheide
if you fancy skiing locally it’s easy to take a day trip to some great ski resorts. Find out more about Davos, Klosters, Flims Laax and Lenzerheide here.
Chocolate Bunny Making at Chocolat Frey in Buchs
we went along to a chocolate bunny making event at Chocolate Frey in Buchs the other day and had a very fun chocolatey time! See our photos and find out how to take advantage of the special SBB offer to get there. It’s a fun event for all the family. Find out more here.
What to do in Zurich on a Rainy Day
if you’re wondering what to do in Zurich when it rains, (or is simply cold and grey) do check this list of rainy day activities for all the family.
What to do in Zurich Over Easter & Easter Openings
for ideas on what to do in Zurich over Easter with the family as well as the Bank Holiday openings etc see here.
CLOCKS GO FORWARD!!!
DON’T FORGET to set your clocks forward an hour on Saturday night as we lose an hour’s sleep this weekend!
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