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I am regularly and frequently staying in Bern and Salavaux (Lake of Murten). Since I don't speak Swiss or French I find it difficult to make new friends. Who can help to put me in touch with English speaking people around these areas??
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Old 16.04.2011, 19:20
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Hello Scottish girl welcome to the forum. There a a bunch of members here on the forum who live in those areas. Keep an eye on the social events calendar.
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Welcome to the EF
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Welcome to Switzerland and the EF!

I think I saw some girlie get togethers in Bern.

Unfortunately, my wife won't let me go to these.
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welcome to the forum.
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Hi Scottie,
I sent you an E-Mail about the social life near Salavaux. Here are things happening around Bern. You need to contact Graham G.Tritt@gmx.net to receive this Newsletter.
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Wednesday 20, 1815, discussion at 2000 Roman law (see at end)
Thursday 21, 20:00, at the www.englishclub.ch, Singing!!!
Easter Sunday, brunch 1100 on the Gurten
Easter Monday, ANZAC day service and BBQ - calling all Australians
and New Zealanders to reply for information !!
Upstage theatre in May - programme
Easter services with the Roman Catholic community
Services with the Anglican church
Bern International Evangelical Church
New member


Open Easter Sunday Brunch - on the Gurten, with members of the International Club Berne.
We meet at Restaurant Tapis Rouge (which is a Migros restaurant,
self-serve) on the top of the Gurten hill, at 11.00 am. This is early enough so that we can find a place to sit, and afterwards we can go for a walk on the Gurten. Reply to reserve -

Press Release (for immediate publication)

UPSTAGE, Berne's English-language Theatre group, is pleased to announce itsspring production "Cash on Delivery". This British farce by Michael Cooney is produced and directed by Bruce Caldwell and tells the story of a man who is cheating the social security system by claiming benefits for non-existent tenants. The fun begins once he tries to extricate himself from his tangled web. Be prepared for a fast-paced, hilarious evening of theatre.

Performances dates:
May 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 2011 at 19:30
May 28, 2011 at 17:00

Location: Theater am Käfigturm, Spitalgasse 4, Berne

Booking information: By phone: 031 311 6100
On-line: www.theatre-am-kaefigturm.ch


The group was founded in 1982 and is a permanent part of the Bernese theatre scene with a solid reputation among the English-speaking amateur
drama groups in Switzerland. They put on two productions each year at the Theater am Käfigturm,and also hold play readings and conduct workshops on various aspects of theatre.
Since its founding, UPSTAGE has presented over 70 productions written by English, American, and Australian playwrights, including two musicals.

For more information or to arrange an interview contact the
Director: 079 704 63 45


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English Speaking Roman Catholic Community,

Holy Thursday, 21st April 2011:
Combined Mass with German speaking community
Time: 19.00 hr,
Priests: Fr. (Prof.) Benedict Viviano & Fr. Georges Schwickerath

Good Friday, 22nd April 2011:
Time: 15.00 hr: Service
Venue: Crypt
Eucharistic Minister:
Brigid Krähenbühl
Servers: Leo Saurer, Johann Saurer and Anthony Cappellacci
Readers: 1st Reading: Anna Alvin
2nd Reading: Gee Verughese
Gospel/readings of the passion (GC 931)
Oliver Fuh (Narrator)
Lyn Rutz (Voice/Crowd)
Priest: Fr. Séamus Horgan

Holy Saturday (Easter Vigil), 23rd April 2011: Holy Mass
Time: 21.00 hr, Crypt
Eucharistic Minister: Antonietta Locher
Servers: Camille Dahimuddin, Janine Dahimuddin, Emeka Nnodim,
Maria Caeiro, Heath McCool
Reading I: Mike McCool (Gen. 1:1,26-31a) (GC 936)
Reading III: Alma Krebs (Exodus 14:15-15:1)(GC 938)
Reading VII: Alvin George (Ezekiel 36:16-17a,18-28) (GC 942)
Epistle: Nisha Raju (Romans 6:3-11) (GC 943)
Priest: Fr. Séamus Horgan (Gospel: Luke 24:1-2) (GC 943)

Easter Sunday, 24th April 2011: Combined Mass with German speaking
Time: 10.00 hr,
Venue: Church
Servers: Ashley Alvin and
Florence Nri
Reader: Andy Mering
Priests: Fr. (Prof.) Benedict Viviano & Fr. Georges Schwickerath

Easter Monday, 25th April 2011, 10.00 hr
Mass of the German speaking community.
NO ESCCB Mass on Easter

Saturday, 30th April 2011, 18.00 hr Mass: Divine Mercy Sunday
(2nd Sunday of Easter).


Berne Anglican church

21 April 1830 Maundy Thursday Commemoration of the Last Supper
22 April 1000 Good Friday Family Service
22 April 1400 Liturgy of the Last Hour
24 April 0900 Easter Sunday Eucharist
24 April 1030 All-Age Eucharist
1 May 1030 Second Sunday of Easter Eucharist
followed by potluck lunch - come and meet



International Evangelical Church
Our Sunday Services take place at 17h00 in the FEG/ EEL Chapel
Zeughausgasse 35/39, 3011 Bern


Wednesday 20: Uni Berne 1815 in Aula, Hauptstrasse 4
Die Christen im Römischen Reich:
das Neue Testament und das Römische Recht PD Dr. Peter-Ben Smit,
Privatdozent für Allgemeine Kirchengeschichte und Geschichte des Altkatholizismus, Universität Bern

Discussion over a drink afterwards -
if enough persons register (reply)



somebody on englishforum.ch recommended this group.
I moved from NYC to Berne in 2009. Rob


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