The International Club of Berne was founded in 1991. It is a non-political organisation open to all men, women and their families, interested in meeting for social and cultural activities.
The aim of the International Club of Berne is to facilitate a better understanding of and integration into Switzerland. This is achieved through a variety of services and programs for our members, and through joint exploration of this country and its people.
We welcome people from all corners of the world. Our common language is English, though among our members many different languages can be heard. The club currently has about 150 members (and their families) from over 30 countries. New members and newcomers to Berne are assured the warmest of welcomes.
A club meeting is held each month with a presentation by a guest speaker - we look for diverse topics of interest. We hold weekday events and classes and family activities on weekends. Above all, we offer the opportunity to meet and make new friends.
Annual membership dues are only SFr. 50.- for singles, 60.- for a family.
A newsletter is mailed out regularly informing members of Club news, events and activities. Our club address, contact names and telepone numbers are listed on the inside front cover.
We would be delighted to have you join us. We are waiting to welcome you!
The approximately 150 members come from over 40 nations. Half are Swiss or binational, the next largest groups are from the U.K., U.S., Germany and France. There are members from most other countries in Europe and many countries in Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Australasia.
Join the club! Just send your (paper) mail address to Graham Tritt. You will soon receive a newsletter and a membership form. We also ask you to fill out a form to tell us your interests, so we can plan events which appeal to you!
Café Français Tuesday, 9 October, 19:00
Ladies’ Lunch Thursday, 11 October, 12:30
English Tea-Time Thursday, 11 October, 17:00 Germany trip a weekend early in October
Thank Goodness It’s Friday! When Friday, 12 October, 18:30
Movie Night Sunday 15 October
Wine Tasting Saturday, 20 October, 19:00
Walk & Talk Sunday, 21 October, from 14:00
Café Italiano Tuesday, 23 October, from 19:00
Sophie Book Group Wednesday, 24 October, 19:15
Club Meeting on Storytelling Tuesday, 30 October, 19:00 Other (non-club) events
Swiss Castle Day Sunday 7 October
Piano World Classics Friday, 19 October (NL page 19)
Talks on Robotics Wednesday, 17 October 18:00
Dancing regularly - see the event page
Hikes and walks occasionally - see Meetup