What’s On in Zurich Early May 2017 Onwards

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What’s On in Zurich Early May 2017 Onwards


Zurich Tanzt 2017

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. There are a whole range of special events, workshops and more. Find out all about it here.

Hotel Schweizerhof – Gourmet Dinner 5th May 

there are only two dates left in the calendar for Hotel Schweizerhof’s  8 course Gourmet Dinners “Mal was Anderes” which will be taking place next on 5th May and then on 7th July. If you are celebrating something special or simply want to treat yourself, this could be perfect! For more information see here.

Walk In Closet 6th May Winterthur

instead of buying new clothes why not exchange yours for different ones? The Walk In Closet in Winterthur offers a unique opportunity to do this. Entrance CHF 5 and doors open at 1pm. maximum 10 pieces of clothing per person. See here for more (Link in German).

Workshop of Japanese Ink Painting in Zurich 6th May

ever fancied learning the art of Japanese Ink Painting? If you fancy giving it a go there is a workshop taking place in Zurich on 6th May from 2pm – 7pm. Find out more here.

Béjart Ballet Lausanne in Zurich until 7th May

ballet fan will be happy to know that the Béjart Ballet Lausanne who this year are celebrating their 30th anniversary will be performing 3 dance shows for the first time in Zurich at Theater 11, Thurgauerstrasse 7, 8050 Zurich. For more information see here. 

Unfamiliar Familiarities Outside Views on Switzerland

Photo Exhibition at the Fotostiftung Schweiz in Winterthur Until 7th May

a great photo exhibition of Switzerland as seen by foreigners. 5 international photographers use the medium of photography to portray the country as they saw it when they visited. 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.

Bruno Mars at the Hallenstation 12th May

playing at the Hallenstadion 12th May at 8pm Bruno Mars – enjoy!

Koffermarkt Uster

Koffermarkt 13th May 

there’s a “trunk” or suitcase sale taking place on 13th May from 10am till 4pm at the Stadthofsaal in Uster. There will be lots to see and buy as well as refreshments too. Carmen will have a “Koffer” selling her photos  – so do pop by and say hello and check out her photos. More information here.

PandaGO Fun Run in Zumikon 13th May 

find out more about this fun run taking 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.

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. 

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.

Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

truing to think gift so get for Mother’s Day? We’ve compiled a selection of gift ideas so take a look here to get some ides and inspiration.

Farmers Market at Burgwies Tram Station 13th and 14th May

Why not pop along to the Farmer’s Market at Burgwies Tram stop on 13th and 14th May and buy some fresh produce. Find our more here.

Fabulous Destinations in Switzerland – Valle Verzasca in Ticino

if you’re looking for a fabulous destination to take the family or visit with friends, one of the most stunning places we have been to in Switzerland has to be the beautiful turquoise green Valle Verzasca. Take a look here and you’ll want to visit too!

The turquoise beauty of Valle Verzasca Ticino

Children First Global Book Fair 20th May

don’t miss a morning of reading, storytelling and great food at the Children First Global Book Fair at Freiestrasse 175, 8032 Zurich from 10am through 2pm! Over 1000 books for sale in English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian and more. International schools, clubs, children’s booksellers in Zurich, and individuals are all invited to sign up for a table to sell books at our book fair. Proceeds from donated books will go to charity. See more info here. 

Exhibition on Weather at the Landesmuseum till 21st May

find out all about weather at a fascinating exhibition at the Landesmuseum Zurich. The exhibition continues until 21st May. Find our more here.

Visit Carona Off the Beaten Track in Ticino

if you’re looking for an escape for the city and want to go somewhere off the beaten track in Switzerland how about a trip to Carona in Ticino, a small village not too far from Lugano. Take a look at this hidden gem here.

Osiris – Exhibition about the Sunken Treasures of Egypt

Clive Greaves went to visit the beautiful Museum Rietberg and see the Osiris exhibition there and he was very impressed. The exhibition continues until 16th July. Find out all about it here.

Kunst Am Wassberg – Sculpture Exhibition and Win Dinner for Two

have you seen the Swiss Sculpture Exhibition – “Kunst am Wassberg” at the Wassberg yet? If not why not pop by and take a look.  You can also enter our contest by clicking here to win dinner for two at the hotel. 

Zurich Street Food Festival

Switzerland’s Food Festivals

the city of Zurich has become a mecca for food festivals recently, but there are foodie events taking place all over the country. See our guide to the top Food Festivals in Switzerland here.

Spring Hikes 

if all the recent sunshine has made you want to walk up mountains rather than ski down them, check out this Spring Hike which might be of interest. Read all about it here.

A Stay at the Beautiful Hotel Eden Roc in Ascona

if you fancy leaving everything behind and luxuriating in a hotel in one of the most picturesque corners of Switzerland, why not take a trip to the Hotel Eden Roc in Ascona, Ticino? A beautiful location with a mild sunny climate, we visited just before Easter and really loved our stay. Find out all about it here.

The Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev 9th – 13th May

this year the Eurovision Song Contest will be hosted in Kiev from 9th – 13th May. Take a look at our photos of the Eurovision stadium being built along with pictures of this colourful city. Photos of Kiev and the stadium here.

Visit Kiev Home of Eurovision 2017

Swiss Small Business Bootcamp 24th June

if you’re thinking of starting a new business you will not want to miss this great workshop which consists of various modules which you can “pick and mix” to get exactly the information you need. Taking place at the Volkshaus Zurich on 24th June. Tickets are bound to go quickly so find out more about it here.

Wine Seminar by Magnus Vinum on 31st May

find out more about the Premier Crus of the Cötes de Nuit at this seminar at 7pm on 31st May by wine expert Timothy Magus. Book by 14th May for early bird price. Find out more here.

NewInZurich – Whistles

there is a new Whistles shop which has just opened in Zurich. Located along the Limmatquai and selling beautiful British fashion – do go and take a look! Limmatquai 26, 8001 Zurich.

NewInZuirch – Le Musigny Restaurant Seefeld

a new restaurant Le Muisgny recently opened in the Seefeld area of Zurich specialising in French and Italian cuisine and fine wine. Seefeldstrasse 214, 8008 Zurich.

NewInZurich – Boa Lingua Language Studies Abroad

the language studies abroad specialist, Boa Lingua, has just moved to new offices at Limmatquai 94, 8001 Zurich.

Zurich in Blossom

Spring is one of the prettiest seasons in Zurich. Take a look at some pictures of Zurich in blossom 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.

10 Things to do in Spring in Zurich

a few ideas for things to do in Spring in Zurich. See more here.

The Vibrant Street Art and graffiti of Zurich 

there’s lots of colour and animation in Zurich’s street art and graffiti. Carmen went along this week to take some photos – take a look at what she found here.

Zurich's Colourful Street Art and Graffiti

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