• 01 Aug 2016 00:00 | Anonymous

    Centrepoint will be closed and hard locked during the Swiss National holiday which this year falls on Monday, 1st August 2016.  There will be no access to Centrepoint on this day.  Summer opening hours will resume on Tuesday, 2nd August 2016.

  • 01 Jul 2016 09:00 | Anonymous

    From Friday, 1st July 2016 until Wednesday, 31st August 2016 inclusive, the summer opening hours will be as follows:-

    Tuesday to Friday 09:00 to 13:00

    The Front Desk will be manned during this time.  Centrepoint can still be accessed outside these hours, using the door key pad, to allow access for groups and events continuing over the summer.

  • 24 Jun 2016 18:00 | Anonymous

    Centrepoint is turning 20 this year, and we are celebrating!  Please join us for great food, music and dancing.

    • Friday 24th June
    • 18:00 - 20:00
    • In the Foyer and Innenhof, Im Lohnhof
    • CHF 40/-, excluding drinks
    • Tickets sales in advance via email

    The fine print:

    The party is open to members over the age of 18 only.

    Tickets are limited and will be sold in advance on a first-come, first-served basis.

    To get your tickets send an email   

    The reply email will contain details about payment, which must be made in advance through the Centrepoint bank account.

    Once we have received your payment we'll send you the tickets.

    Information and bank transfer forms will also be available at the Centrepoint Front Desk.

    Further information can be found in Horizon.

  • 12 Jun 2016 11:00 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    Expat-Expo is a one-day event designed especially for the English-speaking residents of Switzerland. The event gathers various local English-speaking businesses, organisations, museums, clubs and service providers together to showcase their goods and services.

    This year's Basel event takes place at the Congress Center/Basel Messe on Sunday 12th June from 11:00 to 17:00. Admission is free and Centrepoint will have a stand so why not visit us there?

    Click here or on the logo for more details about Expat-Expo Basel.

  • 16 May 2016 00:00 | Anonymous

    Centrepoint will be closed today as it is a public holiday.  

    Centrepoint will close after the last activity on Friday, 13th May and re-open as normal on Tuesday, 17th May.  

    The front desk, however, will close at the usual time of 13:00 on Friday, 13th May and re-open as normal on Tuesday, 17th May.


  • 04 May 2016 00:00 | Centrepoint (Administrator)

    More than 40 people attended the recent LeapUp! Health and Wellbeing Day, taking part in a variety of activity classes and workshops. 

    Click here to watch a video clip with photos from the event.
  • 29 Apr 2016 18:00 | Anonymous

    Stefania Pinsone is showing her thought-provoking and incredibly detailed paintings on the Artwall from Friday 29th April through to Saturday 2nd July. Come meet the artist and enjoy nibbles and a glass of wine.  

    The ArtWall apero is open to the public so no need to reserve, just come by and bring a friend!

    Apero date and time: Friday 29th April, 18:00 to 20:00.  

    The Artwall is also free and open to members of the public through to Saturday 2nd July, during Centrepoint's normal office hours.  

  • 17 Apr 2016 10:00 | Anonymous

    Sunday 17th and Monday 18th April 2016, 10:00 to 18:00 

    The thoroughly renovated main building of the Kunstmuseum will re-open along with the new gallery building.  A two-day inauguration celebration will be held on the above dates with free admission to the public.

    For full details of this new era in the history of Kunstmuseum Basel, please visit the following websites :-

  • 15 Apr 2016 10:00 | Anonymous

    The 2016 Annual English Book Sale will take place on :-

    Friday April 15, 2016 10am to 7pm

    Saturday April 16, 2016 10am, to 5pm

    at Basel West Library / GGG Stadtbibliothek Basel West, Allschwilerstrasse 90, 4055 Basel

    Telephone: 061 381 60 93

    Directions : Tram 6 to Allschwilerplatz or Bus 36 to Morgartenring

    This event is co-sponsored with Centrepoint, the Anglican Church Basel and American Women's Club of Basel

    Click here to view the flyer for the Book Sale

    For additional information or if you would like to volunteer please  to Nicole Scoles

    Book Donation Information

    Books can be donated April 1 - 15, 2016 at the Basel West Library, Allschwilerstrasse 90, 4055 Basel

    Tuesday-Friday: 10am to 7pm

    Saturday: 10am to 5pm 


  • 24 Mar 2016 18:30 | Anonymous

    Friday 24th March 2017, 18:30             

    Time: 19:00 - 22:00 (doors open at 18:30)

    What: Business meeting followed by Apéro

    Place: Silberbergsaal, Altersheim zum Lamm, Rebgasse 16, CH-4058 Basel

    Who: Paid up members as of 17th March 2017

    Cost: Free to those eligible to attend

    RSVP: Please send an emailsend an emailsend an email by 17th March 2017 to confirm attendance.

    The AGM is where you as a member have an opportunity to hear your Voluntary Governing Board report on the last year and present the brief plans for the coming year.  It is an occasion where all members can meet each other for a discussion about Centrepoint and a chance to put your own mark on the organisation.

    After the business meeting, there will be an opportunity to meet and chat with your fellow members.  Cold buffet refreshments, wine and a small selection of beverages will be available.  We look forward to seeing you at this annual meeting.

    Relevant documents such as the financial report and draft 2016 AGM minutes are now available on the website.  Please click here to visit the AGM section of the website to view them (login required).

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