What’s On in Zurich Late October 2019

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What's On In Zurich Late October 2019

What’s On in Zurich Late October 2019

What's On in Zurich

OLMA FESTIVAL ST GALLEN UNTIL 20th OCTOBER: Why not take a trip to St Gallen to experience all things Swiss at this famous festival before it ends on 20th October. Find out all about it here.

Olma Festival in St Gallen

ZURICH STREET FOOD PARK ZURICH MAIN STATION 18th-20th OCT: All this weekend there will be the Street Food Park Festival at Zurich HB. Open from 11.30 (11am on Sunday) till midnight on Friday and Saturday and till 9pm on Sunday. See more here.

VICTORINOX ROUND TABLE WITH EXPLORERS & ACTIVISTS 23rd OCT:  A roundtable discussion with explorer Ness Knight from the UK, environmental activists Sabine and Dario Schwörer (TOPtoTOP Climate Expedition) and Dany Gehrig (CEO Globetrotter Travel Service). Limited seats available for this FREE event, which is sure to be most interesting. 7pm at Victorinox Store, Rennweg 58, 8001 Zurich followed by an Apéro. Email here to register subject to availability.

OKTOBERFEST NOW AT BAUSCHÄNZLI 10th OCT – 9th NOV: Züri Wiesen has now finished but the Oktoberfest celebrations continue at Bauschänzli from now until 9th November. Find out more 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.

Musical Pumpkin Exhibition at Jucker Farm

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

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VICTORINOX ROUND TABLE EVENT ZURICH

With Explorers & Environmental Activists

7pm 23rd OCT October 2019

VICTORINOX ROUND TABLE EVENT WITH EXPLORERS & ACTIVISTS
Join Victorinox’s exciting round table event on 23rd October. After the discussion with explorer Ness Knight from the UK, environmental activists Sabine and Dario Schwörer (TOPtoTOP Climate Expedition) and Dany Gehrig (CEO Globetrotter Travel Service) there will be an Apéro. It promises to be a most engaging evening and the event is FREE.

Limited seats available.  7pm at Victorinox Store, Rennweg 58, 8001 Zurich.
Email here to register subject to availability.

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BREXIT BRIEFING FOR UK NATIONALS IN LUCERNE 24th OCT: On 24th October from 6pm there will be a Brexit Roadshow for UK nationals in Lucerne organised by the British Embassy. Click here for all of the dates around Switzerland. (N.B. You need to scroll down on this page).

GREENLAMP FILM SCREENING 24th OCTOBER: GreenLamp is a 100% volunteer run not-for-profit that helps women in Ethiopia through education, technology and community initiatives.  Their special fund raising screening of FEMALE PLEASURE with film Director Barbara Miller & Executive Producer Ellen Ringier and moderation by film entrepreneur Katrin Werner takes place 11am till 13.30 on Thursday, 24th October at Kino Arthouse Piccadilly, Mühlebachstrasse 2, 8008 Zürich (Stadelhofen). All proceeds and donations go directly towards GreenLamp project work. The fundraising goal is to raise at least enough funds to cover one year’s tuition for one midwife (CHF 4,000). For more details and to book tickets.

GreenLamp Fundraising movie FemalePleasure Zurich

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QS TOP MBA EVENT ZURICH – 26th October 2019

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Register HERE now for FREE and also enjoy free Career Consultation and Photo-Shooting and gain access to £7M scholarships.

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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.

Mövenpick Wine Tasting papiersaal Zurich

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.

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.

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.

FREE GRAND CRU WINE TASTING WEDNESDAY 30th OCTOBER

FREE GRAND CRU WINE TASTING WEDNESDAY 30th OCTOBER: Enjoy a tasting of Grands Cru wines from Clos, Domaines & Châteaux in Zürich. There will be 50 Grands Crus and Premiers Grands Cru presented along with the wine producers themselves. Regional tapas specialities from the Canton of Vaud will be prepared for the event by Swiss Chef Yves Bovy. It all takes place on Wednesday 30th October from 5pm till 8pm at Chainwork in Dufourstrasse 43, Zurich. Register for your tickets 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!  See details on the Expovina website here.

Ski Season Opening Event at Time Out Sports Shop Uster

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.

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.

LIFESTYLE

Soleil - Lalique's New Perfume

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.

BRUNCH AT URBAN FORK ZURICH: We’ve discovered another cute little restaurant for brunch! With friendly service and a fun laid back atmosphere, your really should check out their delicious egg benedicts. It’s also worth noting that they serve brunch on Saturdays as well as Sundays! Take a look here.

SECRET DINNER ZURICH: Ever been to the “Secret Dinner Zurich”? It’s a really fun event where you enjoy a 4 course dinner in a secret location on a long table and meet lots of new people. You don’t know where you’re going in Zurich right until the last minute! We went along the other week and had such fun. Take a look here to find out more.

TURN YOUR HOUSE INTO A HOME WITH ALESSANDRO BODMER: If you need help in transforming your house into a beautiful home where everything has its place and looks stylish, interior design consultant Alessandro Bodmer of BodmerHOMES is able to give advice and help you with all aspects of your transformation. Find out all about what Alessandro can do to help here.

Behind The Scenes At Mondaine's Solar Powered Watch Factory

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.

HELPLING NEW ONLINE CLEANING SERVICE IN ZURICH OFFER: Looking for a legal cleaner and with all the paperwork sorted and easily bookable online? Check out Helpling and get CHF 50 off your first clean with our code NEWINZURICH50. See details here.

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.

Gotthard Panorama Express Switzerland - mount rigi views

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.

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.

Hublot: The Art Of Fusion at Enzo Enea park Rapperswil

HUBLOT WITH TOP CHEFS ANDREAS CAMINADA & YANNICK ALLENO: The other week Hublot hosted a fabulous culinary event featuring 3 star chefs Andreas Caminada and Yannick Alleno at the ENEA Tree Park in Rapperswil. Find out more and see the photos 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.

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.

RECIPE OF THE WEEK – PUMPKIN SOUP: A seasonal soup recipe this week which is easy to make. Click here for recipe.

Cate Blanchett at Zurich Film Festival ZFF Awards 2019

WINNING FILMS AT THE ZURICH FILM FESTIVAL: Cate Blanchett received a Golden Icon Award at this year’s Zurich Film Festival. See photos from the Award Ceremony and the list of wining films here.

NEWCOMERS TIPS: Check out our top tips for newcomers to Switzerland here.

MORE NEWCOMER TIPS: Some more tips for newcomers here too!

SHARED LAUNDRY ROOMS IN ZURICH – SOME TIPS: Find out ore about the ins and outs of shared laundry rooms in Switzerland. Click here for more.

24 HOURS IN ZURICH – WHAT TO DO: If you’ve got visitors over just for a 24 hours and you want to show them a few highlights of Zurich take a look at this handy guide which we’ve put together. Read 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.

Carmen photo Zurich

If you’re looking for a photographer for portraits of yourself, your family and pets, contact Carmen Photo here.

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