English café on Thursday at 5 pm. We may be in the Café Bar at the Generationen Haus, or outside in the courtyard. Stay for music at 6 pm, or decide what to do together.
We could: join other Expats at Marian's and listen to jazz; join a German conversation group; go shopping; visit a museum; have a beer at the www.englishcub.ch
On Friday 4: join the Swiss British Society and other expats at an evening of Songs of Sailors and the Sea, 19:30, at Ali Baba’s, Lerchenweg 35, Länggasse. This evening will feature some sea shanties for sing-along! From 18:30 there is a buffet. Be early to get a seat. Four members are attending, see https://www.meetup.com/Meetup-Bern/events/249847671/
On Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 - visit Open Ateliers at Vidmarhallen, Könizstrasse 161 (bus 17) at Vidmart 2018. "Kunstschaffende der Vidmarhallen öffnen ihre Atelierstüren und zeigen Kunst auf vier Stockwerken."
Offnungszeiten Samstag 14 - 20 Uhr, Sonntag 12 - 16 Uhr, ab 17 Uhr "Apéro Finitolavoro" Bühne VIDMAR ZWEI http://www.flurinahack.ch/main/
Monday 20 at 6:30pm - Burns Night at the Pickwick - Sorry the pub is full, and also on 27 January. Next year I must remember to try to book 2 months in advance. Reserve by 16 January for the Burns Supper of the Swiss British Society (CHF 50) which is on Saturday 1 February.
Instead, on Monday 20, attend the Light Festival of Murten. Meet at 6 pm at the Berntor gate of the town (30 minutes by train from Berne) and at 6:30 pm for an Apero on a boat in the lake. For details see www.icberne.ch/item/1245069