What’s On In Zurich End of October Early November 2019

What's On In Zurich End of October Early November 2019

What’s On In Zurich

End of October Early November 2019

Musical Pumpkin Exhibition at Jucker Farm

PUMPKIN EXHIBITION AT JUCKER FARM TILL 4th NOV: The annual pumpkin exhibition is on now at the Jucker Farm until 4th November and the theme is music. Take a look here.

KUNST19 ABB  Hall 550 OERLIKON 24th – 27th OCT: If you’re an art lover don’t miss this year’s annual KUNST19 exhibition taking place from 24th – 27th at ABB Exhibition Hall 550, Ricard-Huch-Strasse, 8050, Oerlikon.For tickets and further information click here.

ROWING REGATTA AT STORCHEN HOTEL SAT 26th OCT: Don’t miss the friendly regatta between the teams from Zurich and Burano Italy featuring two authentic Venetian rowing boats. It takes place on the Limmat on Saturday 26thOctober at 1pm with the finish line at the Hotel Storchen. Enjoy traditional “Friturra” (CHF 25) on the Piazza prepared by the Burano rowing club coupled with traditional Polenta and Prosecco from 12 noon onwards. More details here.

BREAK THE TANGO AT MAAG HALLE 22nd OCT – 6th NOV: The energetic dancing show Break The Tango is back in Zurich from 22nd October to 6th November. Use promocode NL20BTT to get 20% off tickets. See here for tickets.

OKTOBERFEST AT BAUSCHÄNZLI UNTIL 9th NOV: Züri Wiesen has now finished but the Oktoberfest celebrations continue at Bauschänzli from now until 9th November. Find out more here.

WE WILL ROCK YOU AT THEATER 11 TILL 31st OCT: We Will Rock You continues at Theater 11 in Zurich until 31st October, featuring 24 of Queen’s greatest hits. Find out more here.


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INTERIORS OPEN DAY SATURDAY 26th OCTOBER: Looking for inspiration and style for your home? Why not visit BodmerHOMES and SUR Design at the “Design Inspiration Event” on Saturday 26th October from 11am till 4pm in Zentralstrasse 24 in Uster. Find out more about BodmerHOMES here.

Transforming Your House Into A Home with Alessandra Bodmer

QS ZURICH LEADING MBA & MASTERS EVENT 26th OCTOBER: Meet with admission directors of the world’s best business schools and universities at QS’s leading MBA and Masters  events in Zurich on Saturday 26th October at the Zurich Marriott Hotel, Neumuehlequai 42, Zurich 8006. entrance is free but registration is required in advance. For more information register here.

MÖVENPICK WINE TASTING EVENT PAPIER SAAL ZURICH 26th & 27th OCTOBER: Don’t miss this great wine tasting of fabulous Mövenpick wines. Taking place at the Papiersaal in Sihlcity Zurich on 26th and 27th October from 1pm till 8pm on Saturday and 1pm till 6pm on Sunday. Tickets cost CHF 25 on the door or CHF 20 in advance at a Mövenpick store or via Ticketcorner. More infromation (in German) here.


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Premier EMBA Event 5th November at Steigenberger Bellerive au Lac

Premier EMBA Event 5th November

at Steigenberger Bellerive au Lac

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JAZZ NO JAZZ 30th OCTOBER- 2nd NOVEMBER: If you’re a jazz or music fan don’t miss the annual Jazz No Jazz concerts taking place in Zurich. Find out more here.

WRITECON WRITING CONFERENCE ZURICH 30th NOV: This year’s WriteCon at the American Women’s Club is aimed at writers of all levels and genres with workshops led by author Jason Donald, editor Lorna Fergusson & publisher Andrew Rushton. 1:1 critiques and personalised feedback also available.Use code NewInZurich in the Promotions box to get a 20% discount code your tickets. For more information click here. 

WIN TICKETS!!! EXPOVINA WINE SHIPS 31st OCTOBER – 14th NOVEMBER:  The Wine Ships will be back in Zurich once again at the end of the month. We have 5 pairs of tickets to win on our contest for Expovina! Winners will be informed on 30th October.  See details on the Expovina website here.


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Searching for Doctor Branovic

Theatre in English in Zurich with the Zurich Comedy Club

at Theater Im Seefeld, Seefeldstrasse 91, 8008-ZH

English ZCC Speaking theatre in Zurich

” When Emma’s husband Joe dies unexpectedly and an incident, involving a certain Doctor Branovic, occurs at the mortuary of a nearby hospital, Inspector Monroe suspects that all is not as it seems.  He soon finds himself in the middle of another mystery which threatens to unhinge his sanity. Searching for Doctor Branovic by David Tristram is sure to be a night of wit, fun, and laughter”.
Performances: November 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15 at 19:30 and Saturdays November 9, 16 at 17:00
Tickets can be purchased at Ticketcorner via this special link www.go.zcc.ch/newinzurich

NOT’ART SICILIAN HIDDEN GEMS AT BIRDHAUS 4th – 8th NOV: Check out this cool event of Sicilian handicrafts organised by Italian Allegria at Birdhaus in Zurich from 4th -8th November. See more here.

SBB EXHIBITION AT MUSEUM FÜR GESTALTUNG: Find out all about the SBB’s impressive railway network which is apparently the busiest in the world. The exhibition takes place at the Museum’s Ausstellungstrasse 60 location close to HB until 5th January 2020. Find out more here.

PICASSO-GORKY-WARHOL EXHIBITION AT KUNSTHUAS ON NOW: Why not visit the Kunsthaus in Zurich to see the Picasso-Gorky-Warhol exhibition? It focuses on sculptures and works on paper from the Hubert Looser Collection and continues until 5th January 2020. Find out more here.

EMBA EVENT AT STEIGENBERGER HOTEL ZURICH 5th NOV: Don’t miss the Premier EMBA Event on 5th November at the Steigenberger Bellerive au Lac in Zurich. From 6pm – 10pm. Register in advance for free here.


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Team Against Team, Improviser Against Improviser, Titan Against Titan

Thursday 14th November 2019, Kanzlei Club Zurich


In this English language show the home team ZIC, Zurich Improv Comedy, competes against theater anundpfirsich from Zurich.  The two teams improvise scenes based on audience suggestions and as an audience member, YOU decide who wins each round!

Theatre sports is fast-paced, improvised, comedy theatre – spontaneous, entertaining, interactive, engaging and fun! Everything is made up in the moment: plots, characters, dialogues, scenes, and stories and nothing is off limits, so anything can happen and every show is unique!

Doors and bar open at 19:15, show starts at 20:00, Free seating

Book Tickets herehttps://eventfrog.ch/zic

You can find out more about this event on Facebook.


SPORT SHOP TIME OUT USTER OPEN DAY 2nd NOVEMBER: Mark your diaries for the Season Opening Day at Sport Shop Time Out in Uster on 2nd November. It’s a real family day and quite a party with lots of attractions and games for the children, special discounts and open day prices and lots to see and do. Everyone at Time Out speaks English so it’s a breeze getting yourself ready for the ski season. Find out more here.

Ski Season Opening Event at Time Out Sports Shop Uster

ZCC THEATRE IN ENGLISH: Searching for Doctor Branovic is taking place at the Theatre Im Seefeld on 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 13th, 14, 15th and 16th November. See details here.

ZURICH IMPROV THEATR 14th NOVEMBER: Team against team – improviser against improviser – Titan against Titan! An English language show where the home team ZIC, Zurich Improv Comedy, competes against theater anundpfirsich from Zurich. Theater sports is fast-paced, improvised, comedy – spontaneous, entertaining, interactive, engaging and fun – and YOU decide who wins each round! Doors and bar open at 19:15, show begins 20:00. Free seating. Book your Tickets here. Facebook Page.


Powering Round the Piedmont with Maserati and Mövenpick Wines

POWERING AROUND THE PIEDMONT WITH MÖVENPICK & MASERATI: If you’ve never been to the wine growing region area of Piedmont in Italy you’re in for a surprise. Not only do they produce the most amazing wine but the scenery is so beautiful too. We went by Maserati with Mövenpick wines to discover some fabulous wines and grappa. Read all about it here.

A TRIP TO THE UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE LAVAUX REGION: Autumn is the perfect time to visit the UNESCO World Heritage area around the wine growing Lavaux region of Switzerland. Read all about it here. 

LALIQUE – SOLEIL & LATEST FRAGRANCE COLLECTION: Lalique has unveiled its latest perfume collection which includes a beautiful new fragrance called Soleil. Find out more about this and other new additions here.

Art In And Around Zurich: PHM Art Gallery Egg Artist Derric van Rensbur

Derric van Rensburg

PHM ART GALLERY – NEW IN EGG NEAR ZURICH!:  If you’re looking for a powerful piece of art for your home why not pop by at the newly opened PHM Gallery in Egg near Zurich. It’s just under 30 minutes from Zurich by car, and conveniently located right next to the Forchbahn Egg tram stop. Specialising in art from South Africa and from Switzerland it’s definitely worth a visit. Take a look here.

MONDAINE’S NEW RECYLED WATCHES MADE WITH SOLAR POWER: We went behind the scenes at the Mondaine Swiss Watch Factory in Solothurn to see how Mondaine is creating its latest line of watches using Solar Power and recycled materials. Read all about it here.

WOMEN VERSUS CANCER: Girls with pedal power is a group of four women, three living in Zurich who are taking part in in the Women Versus Cancer 355 km ride from Milan to Venice in May 2020. Raising money money for three charities – Breast Cancer Now, Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust and Ovarian Cancer Action, the group are looking for support in this venture. You can find more information by clicking here.

RECIPE OF THE WEEK – FONDUE: A fondue is a seasonal and very simple dish to prepare. Why not get practising now before the main season begins!  Click here for recipe.

SPAS, SAUNAS & HAMMAMS IN ZURICH: If you fancy keeping nice and warm whilst the temperatures all around begin to plummet, how about a Spa, Sauna or hammam? Take a look here for those in and around Zurich.

Pauline Burgener Haute Couture Facial The Spa at Dolder Grand

DAY TRIP ON GOTTHARD PANORAMA EXPRESS: We took a trip on the wonderful Panorama Express last week and enjoyed fabulous views of scenic Swiss countryside. Next week is the train’s last week of service for the season so if you’re keen to go now is the time before it reopens in April next year. Find out more about this great train journey here.

SKY SOCIETY – EXHIBITION OF ORIGINAL SWISSAIR POSTERS: Check out this exhibition of original Swissair posters all from the 30s to the 60s which are on display in the PLACART gallery in Zurich. Click here for details.

DESIGN LABORATORY AT MUSEUM FÜR GESTALTUNG TONI AREAL: Why not visit the Museum Für Gestaltung to see this very interesting exhibition about materials and technology and what this could mean for the future. From 3D printing, to sustainable materials and robotics and lots more. It continues until 6th September 2020. Find out more here.

TRAVEL FOR FREE – AKTION PASS FOR OVER 60s: If you know someone who is over 60 you might like to tell them about a new ZVV travel pass which is available from 1st September till 30th November for just one month. You pay CHF 110 and as well as unlimited travel (certain restrictions) you also get some amazing perks! Limited offer. Read all about it here.

EXPLORE ZURICH WITH THE ZURICH CARD: If you’ve got visitors (or simply want to get to know the city better yourself), why not purchase a Zurich Card? Find out all about its special deals and what it offers. Read all about it here.

RAINY DAY FUN IN ZURICH: 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.

LOOKING FOR HELP WITH YOUR TAX? In this article experienced Tax Consultant Martin Beiner gives top tips for expats on what you need to do to comply with your tax requirements in Switzerland. Read all about the top tips for expats on tax here.

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