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What's on in German speaking Switzerland this weekend?

What's on in German speaking Switzerland this weekend?

SwissPats

Suzi and Don from the podcast Swisspats run through what's on this weekend. Basel will be busy with a cheese festival and the traditional Vogel Gryff parade - which also has cannons! And a moun...

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Swiss Up! - Big Pharma in Basel

Swiss Up! - Big Pharma in Basel

Swiss Up!

  It all began with acids, apparently, which were difficult to transport long distances; then came clothing dyes before finally pharmaceuticals were produced. Confused? You won't be aft...

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Swisspats: Pumpkins & Basel Herbstmesse

Swisspats: Pumpkins & Basel Herbstmesse

Mid Morning Mix

    Suzi and Don, from the Swisspats podcast, join Mark to talk about upcoming events in the German-speaking part of Switzerland. For more information or to listen to their podca...

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Baloise Session - Intimacy is guaranteed

Baloise Session - Intimacy is guaranteed

Mid Morning Mix

  Kicking off on the 19th October, Baloise Sessions festival will be featuring stars such as John Legend and George Ezra. Mark Butcher spoke with festival CEO Beatrice Stirnimman to ask her...

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Mid Morning Market - Basler Läckerli Biscuits

Mid Morning Market - Basler Läckerli Biscuits

Mid Morning Mix

  Dario and Katt try the Basler Läckerli Biscuits on air...

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Swiss Up! - Alternative currencies in Switzerland

Swiss Up! - Alternative currencies in Switzerland

Swiss Up!

How does this independent complementary currency, created in 1934, help local businesses? Figure it all out in today's episode of Swiss Up! with Dario

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Dig It! - Unconnected Thoughts on Gardening, by William Shenstone (16 July 2018)

Dig It! - Unconnected Thoughts on Gardening, by William Shenstone (16 July 2018)

Dig It!

Following on from last week's show about Chinese gardens, this week we are looking at the English Landscape garden and the writer, William Shenstone, who could be said to have first described i...

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Young Stage Circus Festival

Young Stage Circus Festival

Mid Morning Mix

The 10th International Young Stage Circus Festival is happening now in Basel. Andrea Schaefer explains the format of the festival and some of the free shows to catch this weekend on th...

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The Big Comedy Show and roast battles with Ahmet Bilge

The Big Comedy Show and roast battles with Ahmet Bilge

Mid Morning Mix

Ahmet Bilge is a comedian. As well as doing stand-up, he's also organising plenty of events that might take your fancy.

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The smooth sounds of the big Taiko drum with KODO

The smooth sounds of the big Taiko drum with KODO

Mid Morning Mix

Kodo are masters of the Japanese Taiko drum and for over 35 years they've been thrilling audiences worldwide with their high-energy blend of traditional drumming, dance and vocal performance. ...

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Basel Fasnacht - live!

Basel Fasnacht - live!

The Breakfast Show

Basel Fasnacht LIVE! is brought to you by The St Jakob-Park Shopping Center

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Rum and Reggae for Hurricane Relief

Rum and Reggae for Hurricane Relief

The Breakfast Show

The recent hurricanes that tore through the Caribbean left a trail of destruction. Many people are still homeless and schools have to be rebuilt. Running water and electricity is still causing prob...

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A glance at BuchBasel with authors David Constantine and Lizzie Doron

A glance at BuchBasel with authors David Constantine and Lizzie Doron

Mid Morning Mix

BuchBasel takes place 10-12 November. Featured events in this podcast are Saturday's reading and conversation with Lizzie Doron: Sweet Occupation and Sunday's reading and discussion with...

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Kool on 50 years as Kool & the Gang

Kool on 50 years as Kool & the Gang

Mid Morning Mix

Baloise Session - © Photo by Dominik Plüss  Kool & The Gang, Baloise Session 2017 Celebrate good times, COME ON!! Kool & The Gang might be 50 years in ...

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Gay Beggars present Our House

Gay Beggars present Our House

Mid Morning Mix

Our House director, Laurence Sauter, explains the upcoming show from the Gay Beggars drama group in Basel.

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Yardbird's debut show - The Tragedian

Yardbird's debut show - The Tragedian

Mid Morning Mix

We speak to Diana Thomas, creator of theatre company Yardbird and producer of their debut show, The Tragedian.  

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Rhy Art Fair Basel - Sabina Gisiger explains

Rhy Art Fair Basel - Sabina Gisiger explains

Mid Morning Mix

The Rhy Art Fair Basel takes place between the 15th - 18th June. It's a 4 day art fair that covers a vast variety of artwork from newcomers and established artists alike. We caught up with S...

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Basel's 'Semi Circle' present Noël Coward's Blithe Spirit

Basel's 'Semi Circle' present Noël Coward's Blithe Spirit

Mid Morning Mix

The Semi-Circle is a non-profit English language theatre group, based in Basel, which operates entirely with volunteers.

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ART SEEN - Tinguely's machines

ART SEEN - Tinguely's machines

Mid Morning Mix

Poetry in Motion - The sculptural work of Swiss icon Jean Tinguely Review by Uli Van Neyghem

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Top 10 reasons to visit Basel

Top 10 reasons to visit Basel

With Switzerland, France and Germany meeting at this bend in the Rhine, Basel is a city with a unique advantage. Situated in the centre of Europe, the city is international, multi-lingual, and satu...

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Travel: Brand Basel

Travel: Brand Basel

Is this Switzerland’s coolest city? Art and architecture take urban Basel to the next level.

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