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!
Tuesday 19 march: the monthly meeting for discussions and presentations. This is your chance to meet others and talk.
The topic is open - your questions to others. In particular, operation of smartphones and computers. Health. Climate. Politics.
Wine soft drinks and snacks are provided.
Sunday 17 Canadian Brunch is booked out.
Thursday 21 German "stammtisch" at 7 pm. Afterwards we have a drink at the English club and then go to listen to Jazz, free at the tent at the Berne International Jazz Festival http://groupspaces.com/icb/item/1207241
Friday 22 Museum night. We have a great programme - contact Graham if you are interested in taking part. You do NOT have to last out from 6 pm to 2 am, though this is possible as we rest or have breaks often.