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  • 23 Jun 2021 10:30 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    Would you like to practise your German or help others to improve theirs? Come and join us at Centrepoint on Wednesday mornings between 10:30 and 12:30 for a cup of coffee or tea and some German “Geplauder”. All members are welcome. Don’t be shy; just use the German you have!

  • 18 Jun 2021 18:00 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    Centrepoint Artwall is happy to announce a re-start of our program with the exhibition “Passionpanorama”, a hi-speed flow of images by Swiss artist, Philippe Eiselen. More information about the artist and his new exhibition is in June`s edition of Horizon. This is a free event and is open to members and non-members so it can be a good opportunity to bring a friend to Centrepoint, meet the artist and learn a bit more about the art. Please join us between 18:00 and 20:30 at the vernissage!

    The number of attendees at Centrepoint is currently limited to 30 in accordance with Cantonal requirements.

  • 18 Jun 2021 10:30 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    We are happy that Friday Coffee Mornings have resumed at Centrepoint. Coffee Mornings take place every Friday between 10:30 and 12:30 and are open to all members and their guests and friends. This is a good opportunity for anyone interested in Centrepoint to find out more about us. Coffee, tea and biscuits are offered so why not come along for a friendly chat?

    The number of attendees at Centrepoint is currently limited to 30 in accordance with Cantonal requirements.

  • 16 Jun 2021 10:30 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    Join the Feedback Meeting from 10:30 to 11:30 with our president, Nicolas Weber, to discuss what is happening at Centrepoint.

    All members are welcome to attend.

  • 04 Jun 2021 09:00 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    In line with the easing of Covid-19 restrictions announced by the Federal Government, Centrepoint is pleased to update its Covid-19 guidelines, as follows:

    • Up to 30 members are now allowed at Centrepoint’s premises at any one time.

    • The Federal Government's Covid-19 guidelines state that private gatherings, sporting and cultural activities held inside be limited to 30 people. Therefore, activities including Friday Coffee Mornings, the Members' Apéro and Kaffee auf Deutsch are able to restart within this guideline.

    • Any digitally supported activities can be continued via Zoom if preferred.

    • Face masks must be worn at all times while at Centrepoint except while drinking or eating. Eating and drinking may only take place when seated.

    • Please observe a social distance of at least 1.5 metres even while wearing a mask.

    • At least one window should stay open while using the rooms.

    • Centrepoint outdoor activites can take place with a maximum of 50 people.

    • All members are requested to follow the general hygiene guidelines issued by the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH/BAG) and the Canton of Basel-Stadt. These are on display at Centrepoint. 
  • 21 May 2021 18:00 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    Get involved! We need you!

    Would you like to join the Activities Team and help with the organising of a diverse range of interesting talk events? We are looking for a teammate to be the key communication link between the talk organisers and the Activities Coordinator.  

    Are you interested? Please email us at activities[at]centrepoint.ch.

  • 21 May 2021 17:00 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    Centrepoint will be hard-locked over the Whitsuntide holiday from 17:00 on Friday 21st May until 09:00 on Tuesday 25th May.  During this time it will not be possible to enter Centrepoint using the door key code.

  • 21 May 2021 08:00 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    The Centrepoint Board is pleased to confirm an easing of Centrepoint's Covid-19 guidelines. Up to 15 people, including Front Desk Volunteers, may now attend Centrepoint's premises at any one time. Groups with up to 15 people, including the Front Desk Volunteers, may now meet in person at Centrepoint if they would like to. Zoom facilities remain available for larger groups and groups that prefer to meet virtually. Groups that want to meet in person at Centrepoint, please do not forget to inform activities[at]centrepoint.ch so that a check can be made to avoid clashes with other groups. 

    Subject to further Swiss Government updates and advice, we hope that a further easing of Centrepoint Covid-19 guidelines will soon be possible. Watch this space for updates!

  • 19 May 2021 19:30 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    Let's meet digitally! The Covid-19 situation has forced us to stay apart but we can still keep in contact.

    We have launched a new digital meeting platform for our members via Zoom.

    There are two available sessions:

    One on Wednesday evenings from 19.30-20.30 and the other on Friday mornings from 10.30-11:30.

    Both sessions are open every week at the above times. Members can choose to join for as long as they wish; either to stay for a short time to have a quick coffee or a glass of wine and a chat or stay for the whole time and enjoy catching up with everyone. 

    These are informal, self managed sessions. No need to book in advance. Just drop in as you wish.

    Please see Friday's Centrepoint Weekly Briefing email for details about how to join the drop in sessions.

    Looking forward to seeing you again! Don't forget to bring a drink!

  • 18 Apr 2021 17:56 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    Centrepoint congratulates Marian Sidi and Sanne Akkermans on their appointment to the Centrepoint Board. Marian takes on the role of Board Secretary and Sanne becomes the Activities Coordinator. 

    To view photographs and short biographies of Marian, Sanne and all of the Board Members, please click here to visit The Board webpage (login required).

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