Goings-on in the city of Zürich and beyond.
Books and authors
Highlights of the Literaturhaus Programme include Siri Hustvedt on 10 June and Laurie Penny on 17 June. Browse the events here. http://www.literaturhaus.ch/
All kinds of exciting outdoor events are happening during Zürich’s Open Air Literatur Festival. http://www.literaturopenair.ch/
Don’t forget, from 10am on the first Saturday of every month it is Story Hour at The English Bookshop on Bahnhofstrasse. Keep the kids entertained while you browse and get 10% off!
Our next Writers’ Brunch takes place on Sunday June 28 at the Restaurant Viadukt from 10am – 12pm. Come along to chat, meet writers, learn about upcoming events and drink coffee.
Keep an eye on Zürich Writers Workshop for the announcement of the next weekend workshop date this autumn. http://www.zurichwritersworkshop.com/
Writing at the Castle. A few places are still available for a writing retreat at a château in south west France 1-7 July. More info here. http://writingatthecastle.tumblr.com/homepage
From 12 June to 12 July, Zurich’s Festspiele fills the city with an annual celebration of classical music, art, theatre, opera, and dance, presenting local and international artists of world renown. www.zuercher-festspiele.ch
Every summer (6-23 August), over 20 theatre groups stage performances around the city, including open-air productions next to the lake, for the Theaterspektakel!
Swiss Press Photo Exhibition – runs until 5 July at the Landesmuseum
Watching movies by the lake is a fabulous way to spend a summer’s evening. The OpenAir Cinema runs from 16 July to 16 August, at Zürichhorn. www.orangecinema.ch
Catch singer songwriter Suzanne Vega on 5 July at Bogen. She has a wonderful way with words.
Writers and Artists (UK) have a new competition: Killer Fiction Crime and Thriller competition, closes Friday 31st July