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English Speaking groups and services

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Bed and Breakfast, Basel

Ferns B&B, Hegenheimerstrasse 30. Contact Dominic on ferns@sunrise.ch for more info and prices.

Car Garage and sales

Auto Glaser English speaking Garage and Car sales

Children’s music classes

Kinder Music at Driespitz, Limegrubenweg 9, 4053 Basel


Dr Gary Bonsall English dentist.


Dr Irene Bonsall, your English speaking primary care GP and family doctor in Basel

Dog and Cat Grooming services

Mister Flausch’s grooming services Dog and cat Grooming services Manuela Haldimann


Carolina Balza-Park, Children’s hairstylist. By appointment only 0791967215


Boss Blues Band.. We are a 4 piece group playing, Rock and roll, Blues and Country music etc

Daniel Raven, Illusionist. Magical entertainment for any event mail dattard25@gmail.com

Tyre Garage

Pneuhaus Gysin AG,  Sternfeldstrasse 18, 4127 Birsfelden

Photography workshops and painting courses

Basel Photography worksops Monique Jansen, Florenz-strasse 1E, Basel.

Basel Painting courses Monique Jansen, Florenz-strasse 1E, Basel.

Basel Art room Painting and drawing classes for adults and children. Wettsteinplatz, Basel

Professional Photographers

Alex kaeslin Photography, Soon to be in Oberwil, Basel.
Stephen G Smith Photography, Basel
Mizrahi Photography Proffesional Event Photographer based in Basel

Running Coaching

Helen Smethurst Professional running coach, Basel area Based

Yoga sevices and Classes

Fernanda Grisetti, Private a small classes, See website for different locations in Basel









Local groups and associations

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Social groups, sports clubs and assoc.

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Basel Book club                                  (monthly book discussions)

Basel Bridge club                A fun social Bridge club for beginners to experienced players

Basel Children’s trust    (A great support group for young families and Families to be) 

Basel Connect                                     (A Cultural social group) 

Basel Cub scouts   ( Based at the ISB in Aesch. A friendly fun activity group for young boys).

Basel Dragon boat club                      (Free to try)

Basel Dragons running club              (Free to try)

Basel Badgers Mountain bike club  (Experianced mountain bike club)

Basel Flouncers                 an expat discussion group on facebook

Basel Hash House Harriers               (drinking, running, social group)

Basel International Girl Guides ( Based at the ISB in Aesch. A friendly fun activity group for young girls).

BASS Basel area sports and social club      (Free to Join)

Basel ski and snow boarding group            (Free to Join)

Basel spouse meet up group                       (Free to Join)

Basel wine tasting group                               (Free to Join)

Centre point                                      (Ex-pats meeting and support centre)

Family active                       (A family events meet up group for sports minded families)

Java user group Basel                               (Free to Join)

IWi Basel                                  International womens institute, A place for women in Basel, Switzerland and the surrounding areas to make new friends

La Leche league Basel            (breast feedingsupport group in Basel)

Les Arts Sceniques                        Basel acting school for kids 7 to 11 who have groups in English

Nights out in Basel group                          (Free to Join)

Basel and Zurich Music makers               (Free to Join)

Rock climbing group Basel

Semi circle                                         (Basels Theatre and Drama group)

Texas hold Em group Basel             (Weekly meetings in Basel)

The American women’s group 

Toastmasters of Basel                     (Multilingual speaking group)

Webilea web events group Basel                (Free to Join)









This site is for the English speaking residents and visitors to Basel to give you up to date information about what’s happening in Basel for everyone on Restaurants, take aways to nights out for the family as well as where to go to entertain the kids on a weekend.



.Day trips out of Basel are also good to know so the 40 great things to do in Switzerland gives you links to different places for day trips. There are links to not only Summer places to go, but a great Skiing website that give you loads of info about where to go, how far away and what available at the resorts. This website is also to help people thinking about coming for Weekend breaks to the city.

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About Basel

Basel is made up of 2 seperate cantons. Basel Stadt and Basel land. Together it has a population of 450,064 people with 23% of them (103,789) been foreign nationals or Ex-pats as they are warmly known. Basel Stadt has 48,719 and Basel Land 55,079 Expats living in these regions. Its estimated that there is over 200,000 people in Basel speaks English as either a first, second or third language.

It also has a very diverse mixture of foreign nationals who are catered for by a large amount of clubs and organisations dedicated to helping everyone feel at home from English speaking new Mums groups, to running and Dragon boat clubs, many social groups organise nights out and day trips around the country. The problem is finding out about these clubs is not so easy as many different sites have different limited information. This is where we can help!

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