Clothes, Music, Circus, Food … in Zurich this week

A few things going on this week that you might be interested in:

There is a sale of “Trendies” and “Maysense” clothing for both children and women taking place at Zollikon Gemindesaal today and on Thursday 4th October from 9.30 – 18.00. Do take a look and see if you can snap up some bargains.

This Saturday 6th October an Indie rock band from the UK called the Skinny Machines is playing at the Big Ben pub near Hardbrucke in the evening from around 8pm onwards.  Entrance is free and if you want to find out more about them please click here. 
Skinny Machines in Zurich on www.newinzurich.com

Don’t miss all the fun of the fair as Circus Monti is on for a few more days until Sunday 7th October with trapeze artists, clowns and acrobats from all over the world. The circus takes place in a big top located at Kasernenareal in Zurich and for more information and to book tickets click here.

The food and wine festival “Gourmesse.ch” is taking place from this Friday 5th – Monday 8th at the Kongresshaus in Zurich.  More information to follow in our next post.

Irish Folk Festival at Volkshaus in Zurich 26th & 27th October

If you missed the Irish open air concerts last weekend in Toggenburg you might be interested to know that there is an Irish Folk Festival coming to Zurich on 26th and 27th October, playing at the Volkshaus.  For tickets and more details click here.

Photo: Irish Folk Festival

Zurich Openair Festival 23rd – 26th August & Dorfli Festival in Niederdorf 24th – 26th August

Another fun-packed week ahead! Zurich Openair Festival 2012 is about to start on 23rd – 26th August.  The line up includes bands such as The Killers, the Prodigy, Kraftwerk, The Chemical Brothers DJ set and lots more. Full information including details of how to get to the festival is available in English on the website.

Then on the 24th August the Dorfli Festival begins in Niederdorf in the old town in Zurich . There will be a great atmosphere with an eclectic line up of street performers, one man shows, live music, DJs as well as lots of open air restaurants and pavement cafes. What’s more is that it’s all free!  The Doerfli Festival kicks off at 6pm on Friday night and goes on till 2am, and again till 2am on Saturday night / Sunday morning, finishing at 10pm on Sunday evening. Click here and scroll down for the full programme of events.