Burns Supper in Zurich on 25th January 7.30pm – 11pm
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
Piping in of the Guests
Piping in of the Haggis
Address to the Haggis
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
Highland dress or lounge suits/cocktail dresses
BILL OF FARE (MENU)
Haggis (vegetarian alternative available)
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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!
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.
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.