Exhibitions and Events

More Cow Parades down the Mountains in Switzerland

More Cow Parades down the Mountains in Switzerland

If you haven’t made it to the mountains to watch one of the “Aplabfahrt” or “Alpabzug” where the cows come down the mountains and parade through the streets after spending the Summer months on the higher pastures it’s still not too late. “Colourful headgear – what all well dressed cows are wearing this time of […]

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Seen Helen Hunt at the Zurich Film Festival? Will you catch Richard Gere in Zurich today?

Seen Helen Hunt at the Zurich Film Festival? Will you catch Richard Gere in Zurich today?

Photo © CAST ZHdK Did you see Helen Hunt in Zurich on Friday? Helen Hunt was the first female recipient of the “Golden Eye” Award at this year’s Zurich Film Festival on Friday before the Festival’s screening of her new film “The Sessions” at the film’s European premiere. Today, Richard Gere will be receiving the […]

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8th Zurich Film Festival 20th – 30th September 2012

8th Zurich Film Festival 20th – 30th September 2012

The 8th annual Zurich Film Festival is almost upon us! Starting on the 20th September until 30th September the festival is a great chance to see premieres, films you’ve been eagerly anticipating and lots of extra insights from the global film industry.The website is available here in English and one of our recommendations is the ZFF […]

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Forchbahn 100 Years Celebration in Pictures

Forchbahn 100 Years Celebration in Pictures

Well if you didn’t manage to make it to the Forchbahn 100 years celebrations here are some photos of what you missed!  There were free rides on Forchbahn carriages of all eras, a “Christening ceremony for a Forchbahn”, pig racing (N.B. the photo just shows the exhausted piglets catching up on some sleep after the […]

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Vintage Travel by Tram

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Vintage Travel by Tram

Did you know that the “VHF”, the Society responsible for historic Forchbahn trams, run monthly public journeys in vintage trams along the “Route 21” line, a variant of the Forchbahn route, from the Tram Museum in Burgwies to Esslingen?  Today, Saturday August 25th is one of those days when the vintage trams will be out and […]

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House of Switzerland in London

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House of Switzerland in London

If you’re over in London for the Olympics don’t forget to visit the House of Switzerland 2012 at Glaziers Hall near London Bridge for little taste of Switzerland. Activities, information and fun as well as a restaurant and lots more. Next door there is also a pop-up restaurant, known as the “Bernese Chalet offering typical […]

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