Desk Hours*

Monday Closed
Tuesday 09:00 - 13:00
Wednesday09:00 - 13:00
Thursday 09:00 - 19:00
Friday09:00 - 13:00
Saturday11:00 - 13:00
SundayClosed

* hours are subject to change, please call as needed

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Links

The following “partnership” websites are third-party websites that have been selected because we think they will be of interest to our members.  If you have a favourite resource that is not included in the list, please  

English-speaking clubs

  • American Women's Club of Basel (AWC)
    A non-profit social and civic association founded in 1947, the AWC aims to further social relationships among American women who live in the Basel area (including women of other nationalities with ties to America), to promote friendly relations with our host country and the greater English-speaking community, and to contribute financial aid primarily to Swiss philanthropic organizations.
  • Basel English Pantomime Group
    Every Christmas something magical happens in Basel... amateur theatre group with club "keller" available for rentals.
  • Gilbert and Sullivan Society
    The aim of our Society is to promote enjoyment of the music and humour of Gilbert and Sullivan, in the Dreiländereck region around Basel. The Gilbert and Sullivan Society is a friendly international group. Join us and discover the traditional music and humour of Gilbert and Sullivan!
  • Professional Women's Group of Basel
    PWG Basel is a not-for-profit volunteer organization of international English-speaking women from all around the world who live in the Basel area. It exists to offer women of diverse professional and cultural backgrounds a platform to gain new insights, exchange information and share experiences whilst building friendships and professional relationships in a welcoming and social environment.
  • The Semi-Circle English Language Theatre Group
    The Semi-Circle is Basel's English language amateur theatre group.  We are a non-profit-making club, receiving no external financial support and relying entirely on volunteers.  Since 1975 we have been staging plays of various genres from musicals to comedies to tragedies to classics, and from a wealth of different playwrights from Ayckbourn to Coward, Miller to Pinter, Shaw to Wilde. The main productions take place in June and November every year.  We also hold monthly play readings in the Centrepoint Library.
  • Toastmasters of Basel
    One of the two public Toastmasters clubs in Basel city that holds meetings exclusively in English, Toastmasters of Basel meets on the 1st Tuesday and 3rd Wednesday of every month from 18:45 – 21:00. Guests are welcome.
  • Basel International Speakers
    One of the two public Toastmasters clubs in Basel city that holds meetings exclusively in English, Basel International Speakers meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month from 18:45 – 21:00. Guests are welcome.

General community interest

  • Basel Expats
    This site is run by Nigel MacGeorge of Grether MacGeorge GmbH and has been set up as a free service to the expat community in Basel and beyond.
  • Basel Walkers
    This is a group of English-speaking people that live in/around Basel and meet for walks every Monday. The group is open and anyone in the group can suggest and/or lead a walk. Most walks last 2-4 hours and vary in difficulty. We usually take lunch with us and sometimes have coffee along the way or at the end of the walk.
  • Conscious Connection Network
    The Conscious Connection Network is an open and dynamic community of people who come together in Basel to connect and grow on personal and spiritual levels. Our monthly meetings are co-created by the community and each meeting is different. Topics include philosophical discussions, spiritual movies, meditations, personal development techniques, mini-workshops and book reviews.
  • Life in Basel
    This site is dedicated to providing accurate, honest and balanced information about living in or moving to Basel.
  • The English Show (94.5 Radio X Basel)
    The English Show is produced by an organization of English speaking ex-patriates in Basel. We broadcast 90 minutes of live radio on 94.5 FM Radio X every Tuesday night from 6:30 PM. Our purpose is to bring information about events in the Basel - St.Louis (F) - Lorrach (D) region to the expat community and interested local English speakers.

Government-based sites

  • Integration Basel
    You can find here a list of useful documents in English about living and working in Basel, provided by the Kanton of Basel-Stadt and the Swiss Government.

  • Basel Network Online Timetable
    Find your route to Centrepoint and everywhere in the Basel tri-regional area using BVB online time tables!
  • Basel Tourism
    The purpose of Basel Tourismus is the promotion of tourism in the city of Basel and its surrounding area in close collaboration with the public authorities, partners in the tourist sector and other interested groups.
  • Language Schools
    A list of language schools offering German courses in the Basel area.  (Adobe Reader is required to read the list.)
  • British/Swiss Chamber of Commerce
    The British-Swiss Chamber of Commerce (BSCC) was founded in 1920 and is an independent not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting its 750-plus Members and promoting business relations between Switzerland, Liechtenstein and the UK. The Chamber provides an ideal network and platform for business people to facilitate dialogue and change.

Parenting community

  • Basel Children's Trust
    The BCT is a volunteer-run, non-profit organization that provides help, support, and information to expectant parents and families with young children living in the Basel area: from "bump" to "babe" and "beyond".

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