Events

A Stroll Through Basel’s Hardwald

A Stroll Through Basel’s Hardwald

Members and friends of W+B gathered early yesterday afternoon for the latest in our series of local walks in the Basel region. Hardwald forest, a peaceful wooded oasis and a popular local recreation area on the outskirts of Basel, is just a short way upstream from the...

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A Visit to Switzerland’s Tallest Building

A Visit to Switzerland’s Tallest Building

In a week of otherwise poor weather, on Saturday 22 October blue skies and sunshine bathed much of Switzerland. Lucky us (again!), for this was the day we had arranged for our latest Community Event – a visit to Roche’s latest “intelligent” Building 2 in Kleinbasel....

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Breathing the History Basel

Breathing the History Basel

Although the earliest traces of settlement in what is now Basel date back 2900 years, the city that grew to become to the thriving hub of north-west Switzerland really began to take shape under Roman rule, acquiring the name Basilia in the 4th century. It was some of...

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