What’s On in Zurich
Late May Early June 2017
Zurich Comedy Club’s Production Kindertransport 18th – 27th May
the ZCC’s production of “Kindertransport” by Diane Samuels in Zurich is in English and the last performance is on 27th May. To find out more see here.
Mittel Alter Spektakel Hinwil 26th – 28th May
fancy a bit of jousting and a trip back to the Medieval times? Why not go along to the Mittel Alter Spektakel in Hinwil on 26th to 28th May and enjoy a fun day out? Find out more here.
Frau Gerolds Garten Design Market, Bike Collection & Plant Sale 28th May
from 11am till 5pm this Saturday 28th May there is a colourful Design market taking place at Frau Gerolds Garten just along from Hardbrücke together with an Urban Plant Market. In addition the annual Velafrica old bike collection for charity will be taking place there from 1pm till 5pm. So bring along your old bikes and they will get a second life in Africa. For more information about Velafrica please see an article here.
New Confiserie Honold at Bahnhof Enge Opening 29th May
much to the delight of all chocolate lovers, a new Confiserie Honold is opening in Bahnhof Enge on Monday 29th May, making a total of 5 locations in Zurich where you can indulge in fabulous chocolate concoctions such as “Lotti’s Best” and “Honold Traube” not to mention a fine selection of cakes and patisseries! Enjoy!
Mercatino Rimini Monday 29th May
if the weather is good, why not pop along on Monday to the design, second hand and vintage Market at the Rimini swimming baths in Zurich? It’s open in the evening from 5pm as long as the weather is fine.
Swiss Press Press Photo 17 Exhibition and World Press Photo Exhibition
if you love photography you need to check out the Swiss Photo 17 exhibition on until 2nd July and the World Press Photo Exhibition which is only on display until 11th June. Both are being held at the Landesmuseum Zurich and there are lots of fantastic photos to view. For more information please see here.
Experimental Gastronomy – Fabian Spiguel and Museum Rietberg 2nd & 3rd June
top chef Fabian Spiguel of Restaurant Maison Manesse is creating a 6 course experimental plant based gourmet menu with wine on 2nd and 3rd June taking inspiration from the Osiris Exhibition at the Museum. It will all take place in the Summer Pavillion and each night is certain to be an unforgettable culinary experience! For more information please see here (scroll down for English!)
Osiris – Exhibition about the Sunken Treasures of Egypt
visit the beautiful Museum Rietberg and see the Osiris exhibition there as it is most impressive. 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.
Lenzerheide Motor Classics 9th – 11th June
fancy a trip to Lenzerheide to see some fabulous classic and racing cars as well as an airshow too? There’s lots to see and do for all the family from 9th 0 11th June. Find out all about this great family excursion here.
Tredeschin 11am at the Vogtei Herrliberg 10th June
why not pop down to the racetrack in Oerlikon to see vintage cars at close quarters. This event is taking place in Oerlikon whilst the Dolder ice rink is being renovated. However, you may wish to attend the auction which is taking place at the Dolder on 17th June. More information here.
International Festival at ICS Zumikon on Sunday 11th June
mark your diaries for the International Festival at ICS Zumikon on Sunday 11th June. It promises to be a great fun-packed day for all the family. One of the highlights is the delicious international cuisine from all over the world.
Dragon Boat Race Meilen 10th & 11th June 2017
registration for the Dragon Boat Race in Meilen finishes on 20th May – so don’t delay if you’re interested in taking part. If being a spectator is more of your thing, make your diaries for 10th and 11th June. For more information visit the Meilen Dragon Boat Race Facebook site here.
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.
National Day of Russian Celebrations in Zurich at GUSTAV 12th June
why not celebrate the National Day of Russia in Zurich in style at Gustav? GUSTAV Restaurant promises an evening full of Russian cultural and culinary experience as they celebrate the opening of the abstract art exhibition by Russian artists Oleg & Olga Tatarintsev. There will be a Russian flying dinner by Chef Antonio Colaianni followed by a party with Russian celebrity DJ together with fashion columnist Vitaly Kozak. Monday 12th June rom 6.30pm – 11pm. Costs CHF 150 including drinks. Purchase tickets here.
MigrosMania and Light Show by Brigitte Roux
the other day the Migros building in Limmatplatz had a light show by Brigitte Roux projected on its facade to mark the launch of its latest lego collectables entitled MigrosMania. Find out all about it here.
NewInZurich – Polo Park and Country Club
the Zurich Polo Park and Country Club has been completely renovated and recently reopened. Membership is open to all and it offers tuition for beginners upwards. Find out more about Zurich Polo Park and Country Club here.
NewInZurich – 25 Hours Hotel Langstrasse
there’s a new 25 Hours Hotel in Zurich and the new one is located in Langstrasse. For details of the hotel please see here.
New In Zurich – New Ice Cream venue – Gelateria di Berna!
just in time for Summer there’s a new place to get ice cream in Zurich! Called the Gelateria di Berna it hails from Switzerland’s capital and has recently set up shop in Kreis 3 in Zurich. It’s well priced costing just CHF 3.50 for 2 flavours and tastes delicious! We have added it to our Ice Cream Guide here.
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.
Swimming Pools in Zurich – Badi time!
now’s the time that all the Badis or open air swimming pools have just opened for the season – take a look here and choose one you fancy.
Book Review – The Expansion
the Zurich based writing team Christoph Martin have just published their novel “The Expansion”. Read our book review by Heather Moore here.
Wine Seminar by Magnus Vinum on 28th June
learn all about the Premier Crus of the Cötes de Nuit at this seminar on 28th June by wine expert Timothy Magus. 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.
10 Things to do in Spring in Zurich
a few ideas for things to do in Spring in Zurich. See more here.
Where to Stand Up Paddle Board in Zurich
there are loads of places in Zurich where you can Stand up paddle board – take a look here to find a place close to you.
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