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  • 30 Mar 2017 10:29 | Anonymous

    Thank you to all members who attended the 2017 Annual General Meeting on 24th March.

    The AGM section of the website has been updated to include the presentation given at the 2017 AGM as well as the approved revised version of the Statutes and the approved minutes of the 2016 AGM.  

    Please click here to visit the AGM section of the website to view the documents (login required).

  • 30 Mar 2017 06:37 | Anonymous

    With such a vibrant membership and so many activities taking place, Centrepoint is frequently featured in the local media.  We have added a new page to the website with links to some of our coverage in the English and German language media. Click here to visit the page and read all about it!

  • 22 Mar 2017 18:00 | Anonymous

    From Wednesday, 22nd March to Wednesday, 17th May the Centrepoint Photography Group will display the result of their work on the theme of "Reflection" on the Artwall.  

    All Centrepoint members and non-members are warmly invited to the vernissage from 18:00 - 20:00.

    There is no charge for this event and no need to book.


  • 23 Feb 2017 18:45 | Anonymous

    Join Diccon Bewes the author of the best selling 'Swiss Watching' in a hilarious (but serious) talk about Swissness, the etiquette of getting along and much more.

    Come along on Thursday 23rd February, doors open at 18:45 for a 19:00 start.  This event will take place in the Lohnhof Foyer.  An apero and door prize draw are included in the entry fee: CHF 10,-- for Centrepoint Members and CHF 15,-- for guests.

    Diccon was recently interviewed on the English Show and you can listen to his interview here (on the page displayed, click on the "play button" to hear the interview).

    For further information and details of how to reserve your place for this event please refer to Horizon magazine or 

  • 09 Dec 2016 18:00 | Anonymous

    Vernissage for Russian artist Vsevolod Mironov showing abstract photographic works.

    Please join us for wine and nibbles and meet the artist.

    Also free and open to the public through 11 March 2017 during Centrepoint's normal opening hours:

    Tuesday to Friday 09:00 - 13:00 and Saturday 11:00 - 13:00





  • 03 Dec 2016 16:15 | Anonymous

    "Munsterplatz: Christmas Lights" by Declan Reilly is the picture that won the People's Choice Award for our "My Basel", the photo competition to mark the 20th Anniversary of Centrepoint. 

    Declan, an enthusiastic hobby photographer, is from Dublin, Ireland.  Declan lived with his family in Basel for three years before recently moving to Mumpf.

    "Armed with a camera, an everyday walk can become a creative experience, using the abundance of resources surrounding you to capture a moment.  This image is an example and with a bit of luck, I was in the right place at the right time to catch the Magic of Christmas Time". 

    Here is Declan's winning entry for your enjoyment:-





     


  • 18 Nov 2016 00:00 | Centrepoint (Administrator)


    Centrepoint's My Basel Photography Competition has been generating considerable interest and has been featured widely in the local press.


    Click here to see an article on the 20 Minuten website (in German).

    Click here to see an article on the website of the Weiler Zeitung / die Oberbadische / Markgräfler Tagblatt (in German).

    Click here to see an article on the barfi.ch website (in German).


    Centrepoint and the My Basel Photography Competition were also also featured in Radio X's The English Show on 1 November.

    Click here to see details of the Photography Competition in the Cultural Events section of The English Show's website (in English).


  • 01 Nov 2016 00:00 | Anonymous

    Remember that you can vote for the People's Choice Award in the photo competition until 16th November. Drop in anytime during opening hours to see the finalists and pick your favourite photo from all 92 entries. 

     


  • 27 Oct 2016 13:30 | Anonymous

    Thursday 27th October sees the Centrepoint Open House event, where friends and supporters of Centrepoint from the wider Basel community will be invited to a short tour and apero.

    In order to prepare for the event, Centrepoint will be closed from 13:30 onwards.  The Beginners Bridge course will take place as usual, but Hooks and Needles will now take place in the morning from 11:00 to 13:00.  All conversation groups have been cancelled for the day. 

  • 20 Oct 2016 18:00 | Anonymous

    October's Apero will be busier than ever, as we reveal the sixteen outstanding photographs of our "My Basel" photography competition as selected by the competition jury.  One Jury's Choice Prize will be announced and awarded.  Come along and see all the great photos and vote for your favourite photograph in the People's Choice Award.  The photograph with the most votes will be awarded the People's Choice Prize at November's Apero.

    Don't miss this wonderful opportunity to join us for a glass of wine, some cheese or snacks, and enjoy mingling with the wonderful community we have.  It's a chance to meet up with friends old and new.  Everyone is welcome.  CHF 5.- for members, CHF 10.- for non-members, free for new members with their voucher.   

    Click here to RSVP


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