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Tag: Basel

Basel Curry Club

Once upon a time in Basel there was a group of people who met regularly once a month over a curry and some beer – and they always had fun! Well, the Basel Curry Club is back!

My First Drive in Switzerland

Minus five degrees, a car with the steering wheel on the wrong side, a town I’d never been to before, trams, new road signs, give way to the right, no street map, no local passenger, no clue! Surely nothing else could go wrong… could it?

Democrats Abroad

Title: Democrats Abroad Location: Unternehmen Mitte, Gerbergasse 30 Description: Democrats Abroad are meeting upstairs above the cafe ‘fumare non fumare’ at the Unternehmen Mitte to watch the US Presidential Debates. All are welcome – bring an American to register to vote and get a free campaign button! Win the trivia contest and win a Switzerland […]

Great Tram Journeys of Basel – Routes 15 and 16

Sometimes, you just can’t think of anything to do but want to be entertained without much effort. Perhaps you have some visitors, or want to just look around a bit more of Basel than is possible in a short time on foot. So why not go on a tram journey? Nick Steven went for a […]

Gay Beggars? Who are the Gay Beggars?

The Gay Beggars Drama group is the English speaking theatre group of the English Department of the University of Basel.

Gundeli – The Village Behind the Bahnhof

This article first appeared on 21st November 2004. The Gundeldingen area of Basel (more usually know as the Gundeli) is, in my humble opinion, a great area to live in, but it’s possibly not for everyone. The area itself lies roughly between the Bahnhof SBB and rail lines to the North, Margarethen Park to the […]

Breite and the Birs

This article was originally published on 24th November 2004. Basel Expats is nothing if not a community, and I am very grateful to two of our readers who have provided me with the basis for this article between them. Camilla Flowitt-Hill lives in Breite proper, while David Bergin lives further up the River Birs closer […]

The Semi-Circle Theatre and Basel English Panto Groups

The Semi Circle is a community theater that aims to provide high-quality English-language theater events to a wide audience through the development of skills and participation of members in all aspects of production.

Tell me about the Basel Childbirth Trust

The Basel Childbirth Trust offers information and support for pregnancy, birth and parenthood to enable all parents to make informed choices. We are a voluntary, nonprofit organization open to all nationalities.

About RFC Basel

The Basel Rugby Club was founded in 1975 by a group of mostly English speaking players. In Switzerland rugby was practically unheard of at that time.