International Club of Berne

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Hike - Simmental Suspension Bridge

  • Sunday, 17th September 2017 at 10:20am - 5:20pm
    Location: Meet at the Berne Station meeting point at 10:20. IMPORTANT: the schedule is different from the one announced in the newsletter

    Hike – Simmental Suspension Bridge

    When          Sunday, 17 September
    Where       …

    • 3 people attended

The Tattoo in Avenches

  • Friday, 1st September 2017 at 5:30pm
    Location: The Roman Arena in Avenches

    Avenches Tattoo

    When            Friday, 1 September, 17:30
    Where           The…

    • 3 people attended


  • Saturday, 2nd September 2017 at 4pm - 7pm
    Location: Mühlethurnen (between Berne and Thun)

    Sing along in the garden

    We will be singing favourite songs and oldies from…

    • 6 people attended

Win Chocolate

Posted by Graham, Saturday, 12th August 2017 @ 8:32am

  • COMPETITION! We ask you to read the July-August Newsletter carefully, and answer this question:

    How often are places (locations) mentioned?

    There will be a prize of a box of chocolates for the member who gets the nearest answer! 

    (Note: you can count each occurrence in the text, or give the number of unique places. Count the locations in the Contents and all events and articles, but you can exclude the images and the calendar. The decision of the committee will be final!)


Posted by Graham, Sunday, 6th August 2017 @ 12:48pm

  • COMPETITION! We ask you to read the July-August Newsletter carefully, and answer this question:

    How often are places mentioned?

    There will be a prize for the member who gets the nearest answer!

    (Note: count each occurrence in the text, excluding the images and the calendar. For instance, "Berne" appears 23 times!)

Competition and events

Posted by Graham, Friday, 4th August 2017 @ 10:01am

  • COMPETITION! We ask you to read the July-August Newsletter carefully, and answer this question: How often are places mentioned in the text (excluding images and the calendar).

    There will be a prize for the member who gets the nearest answer! (Note: count each occurrence, for instance Berne appears 23 times!)

    Friday: Swimming at 16:00
    (join the WhatsApp group)
    Friday TGIF at 18:30
    Restaurant Schwellenmätteli

    Friday evening Mani Matter festival at the Generationen House
    Friday from 20:00 Swiss Beer night at

    Friday - Sunday Street Food Festival, BernExpo
    Saturday: walk Kleine Scheidegg see Meetup

    Sunday: walk and hike at Schwarsee
    Sunday: 18:30 Badminton


Posted by Graham, Wednesday, 2nd August 2017 @ 7:36am


Posted by Graham, Thursday, 20th July 2017 @ 8:47am

  • Sunday 23 visit to Kambly factory, walks and exhibitions and a dancing festival. See information in the comments on the event page

    Movies, swimming, badminton and tennis - there are Whatsapp groups for these - join them by asking Graham by SMS or email .

    Thursdays music at GenerationenHaus (see the back page of the Newseletter for the location.
    Thursday 20 July "Akku Quintet Sphärisch atmosphärisch"

    Thursdays dancing in Schloss Köniz from 19:30: Salsa. Next week: Tango

    Openair movies see the ICB event
    Thursday 20 July at 9pm at the GenerationenHaus "The Party" with Peter Sellers
    USA , 1968, 94 min, Digital HD, E/d

    Friday and Sunday at Cinematte, movie Dr Strangelove with Peter Sellers

    Tuesday 25 to Saturday 29 July Marzili-Movies on the theme of Ireland


Posted by Graham, Friday, 14th July 2017 @ 12:42pm

  • Friday 14

    6:30pm - T.G.I.F! (Thank Goodness It’s Friday)

    9:30pm Frühschicht dancing at TanzLounge http://frü

    Past: Good English Café with 7 members, them music with Shirley Grimes, then line dancing and salsa
    Future: Swimming picnic and grill - join the WhatsApp by sendig an SMS to Graham 078 68 42 473

    Sunday 2:00pm - Walk & Talk in Dählhölzli - Meet at 2 at Thunplatz, at 3 at the restaurant, and after 4 at Marzili or Eichholz for a BBQ.


Posted by Graham, Tuesday, 11th July 2017 @ 2:04pm


Posted by Graham, Friday, 7th July 2017 @ 2:17pm

Lake Thun Sunset Dinner Cruise

  • Saturday, 19th August 2017 at 6pm
    Location: Boat dock in Interlaken West

    When Saturday, 19 August, from 18:00

    Where Meet at the boat dock in Interlaken West at…

    • 3 people attended

Schwarzsee-Summer Activities

  • Sunday, 6th August 2017 at 12:30pm - 5:30pm
    Location: Meet at the restaurant Gypsera at NEW 13:00pm

    Contact: Christine Betremieux

    Schwarzsee is one hour by car from Berne via…

    • 2 people attended

Farmer's Brunch and Walk

  • Tuesday, 1st August 2017 at 10am - 1pm
    Location: Hof Bigler, Eichenstrasse 63, Moosseedorf

    On Swiss National Day, hundreds of farmers offer geat local food, all you can eat, musical…

    • 3 people attended


  • Friday, 4th August 2017 at 6:30pm
    Location: Restaurant Schwellenmätteli, Dalmaziqai 11

    Be early as seats may be limited. Meet at this outdoor restaurant by the Aare for a meal or…

    • 3 people attended

BBQ at the Auguet Bridge

  • Sunday, 30th July 2017 at 10:30am
    Location: Auguet Bridge near Belp airport

    When Sunday, 30 July, from 10:30

    Where We meet on the Muri side in a grill area at the…

    • 11 people attended

Visit to the Kambly Biscuit Factory

  • Sunday, 23rd July 2017 at TBD
    Location: Kambly Experience, Mühlestrasse 8, 3555 Trubschachen

    When  Sunday, 23 July

    Where  Meet at Berne railway station Treffpunkt at 11:00, or at…

    • 1 person attended

Walk & Talk in Dählhölzli

  • Sunday, 16th July 2017 at 2pm
    Location: Meet at Thunplatz

    When   Sunday, 16 July, from 14:00

    Contact   Graham Tritt

    Deadline  Please…

    • 2 people attended

T.G.I.F! (Thank Goodness It’s Friday)

  • Friday, 14th July 2017 at 6:30pm
    Location: Restaurant Grosse Schanze (above railway station)

    When Friday, 14 July, from 18:30

    Contact Gerd Ulbers

    Deadline No registration…

    • 3 people attended


  • Saturday, 8th July 2017 at TBD, Thursday, 3rd August 2017 at 6pm, Thursday, 24th August 2017 at 8:30pm, Saturday, 26th August 2017 at TBD, Sunday, 27th August 2017 at TBD
    Location: various locations

    Other events (non-ICB events) See the comments for details.

    Thu, 3 Expat Apero at…



By Graham 5 days ago

Friday 17 Basel Museum Night

Saturday 18  all day - Tour to la Chaux de Fonds

Saturday 18 from 18:00 Singing Spiritual Songs with Stefan

Saturday 18 from 19:00 Wine  - Wine Tasting - The Southern Hemisphere

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

Tuesday 21 at 7:30pm - Art Museum Tour contact Gary

Thursday 23 at 10:00 am at the Theater am Käfigturm, a performance of the French play M.Ibraham et les Fleurs du Coran. Then at 3:00 pm and 7:00pm - Theatre: "Free Mandela"

Wednesday 29 at 18:00 pm,  Sophie Book Group discusses the book "Becoming" by Michelle Obama. Open to all members;  contact Graham of you are interested.

See page 6 and 7 of the Newsletter about joining the different activities which we organise throughWhatsApp.


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