Haggis anyone? Burns Night Supper in Zurich with the BSCC

Burns Supper in Zurich on 25th January 7.30pm – 11pm

Burns Night in Zurich

To celebrate the 254th anniversary of the birth of Scotland’s national bard, Robert Burns, the British Swiss Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Burns Supper at the Zunfthaus zur Meisen in Zurich.  Burns Night is celebrated on 25th January all around the world and is a truly unique event.

It’s also a great opportunity to (a) try haggis if you’ve never eaten it before, (b) wear a kilt if you’ve got one and (c) get to sing “Auld Lang Syne” again! This event also has the added attraction of whisky tasting and a prize draw for plane tickets to Edinburgh!

ORDER OF THE EVENING
Gathering (Drinks)
Piping in of the Guests
Chairman’s Welcome
Selkirk Grace
Piping in of the Haggis
Address to the Haggis
Supper commences
Immortal Memory & Appreciation Address
Toast to the Lassies
Reply from the Lassies
Vote of Thanks
Music from the Pipes and other Interludes
Whisky Tasting – kindly being offered by Diageo with the Classic Malts
Prize draw 2 pairs of return, business class, tickets Zurich/Edinburgh courtesy of BMI Regional
Auld Lang Syne

DRESS CODE
Highland dress or lounge suits/cocktail dresses

BILL OF FARE (MENU)
Cock-a-Leekie  Soup

Haggis (vegetarian alternative available)
Champit Tatties
Bashed Neeps

Cranachan
Scottish cheeses and oatcakes

For more information and to book please go to the website. If you would like to book a table of 8 please contact Vicki Guntern: Tel: 043 443 06 80, vicki.guntern@bscc.co.uk

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Goodbye Wine Ships, Hello Whisky Ships – Whisky Tasting in Zurich

Well, yesterday was the last day of the wine ships but if you didn’t manage to get down to Burkliplatz for some sampling, make sure you don’t miss out on the Whisky Ships!

Whisky Ship in Burkliplatz, Zurich

You will have to be a little patient as the Whisky Ships don’t open until Thursday 29th November and what’s important to know is that they only stay for 4 days – so you need to be quick or you’ll miss them.  On Thursday and Friday they are open from 4pm till 11pm and on Saturday from 2pm till 11pm and on Sunday 2nd December, their final day, they will be open frrm 2pm – 7pm.  Entrance is CHF 18, a glass costs CHF 2 and you buy a bag of 20 “tasting jetons” for CHF 20.

With whisky from Scotland, Ireland, the USA, Canada, Japan and even Switzerland you’ll be sure to get to know whisky a little better and hopefully find a whisky you like!  Read here (in German) …. for more information.

PS – if you wear a kilt you get in for free!

Jelmoli Style Days 24th – 27th October – Fashion Show & Fashion for Men, Women and Children

Don’t miss 4 days of fashion at Jelmoli in Zurich. Starting today the “JELMOLI STYLE DAYS” feature late night shopping today Wednesday 24th till 10pm with a 10% discount on many items from 8pm onwards as well as all day Thursday to Saturday.

Wednesday 24th October is “Night of the Brands” with a Fashion Show at 7pm. Thursday 25th is “Ladies Night” with the emphasis on treats and pampering for women, Friday 26th is “Men’s Night” in the men’s department with fashion, food and drinks and Whisky tasting and Saturday is Families Day with a special family breakfast, a photo shoot and competitions etc in the Children’s department. For information (in German) click here.