Friday, 19 April, 9:30pm at Silbando (Förrlibuckstrasse 62) in Zürich
In the beginning of the 20th century, the Orient Express carried travellers from Paris to Istanbul and beyond. As it happened, in the interwar period the luxury train also stopped in Zurich en-route to the East. Its passengers were not only the noble merchants of Europe but also journalists, secret agents, scientists, writers, actresses, princes and caliphs.
Board the train and travel towards Sundown with us. Be prepared to meet detective Poirot, the ghost of Sherlock Holmes, Mata Hari, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Brigitte Bardot.
Live on stage: The Shirt Tail Stompers
Swing DJ's: Our residents and of course, our special guest DJ Stephan Wuthe from Berlin!
Get inspired by the late 20ies and the very early 30ies and by travellers of the Orient Express – be it passengers, the engine driver or the conductor.
Please note: We won’t check your accessories for 20ies authenticity and we certainly won’t ask you to buy an expensive dress/suit for the party! But we expect you to come dressed up elegantly and suitably. Everyday cloths such as jeans, sneakers, track suit trousers and t-shirts are a no-go.
And yes, our doorman is entitled to send you home, right away to change if you show up in your everyday clothes!
To dress up means to contribute to the unique atmosphere at our parties. The party location provides a small dressing room with a small mirror in case you need to change after your arrival. Thank you.
Ladies fashion: Cloche hats, flapper dress, elegant headbands (decorated with feathers) or noble gloves are just some accessories you might want to put on. Since it is the Orient-Express, you are boarding, there is no limit to glamour. Gold is the colour to wear, completed with sparkling pearls and glitter. Or maybe you prefer to be part of the railway staff? Surprise us with a vintage railway uniform...
Gentlemen’s fashion: Suit up! Take your best shirt and combine it with a three piece (trousers, vest and jacket). An elegant conductor's suit will be perfect as well. You can also go for Oxford bags, suspenders, a vest or a bow tie. Or why not dress up as conductor or train driver?
Inspiration for the classic 20ies look:Vecona Vintage, Vintage Dancer,
Fashion on the Orient Express: Fashion on the Orient Express, Murder on the Orient Express
Where to get your dress
Your wardrobe might already provide you with the perfect dress/suit for the evening. If not then check out one of the following places in Zurich and around:
Rent a dress
verkleiderei: The owner of verkleiderei is herself a dancer and knows IsThereHop? very well. Her store offers a wide range of vintage costumes to rent. Show your IsThereHop? boarding pass and get 10% discount for your IsThereHop? dress or suit.
TICKETS (presale is closing on 14 April!)
Ticket at box office: CHF 40.00/CHF 35.00 (students)
Ticket presale: CHF 35.00/CHF 30.00 (students)
Party pass for all 3 parties (presale only): CHF 90.00/CHF 80.00 (students)
Partypass is included in IsThereHopPlus? and IsThereHop? workshop pass.
Party ticket for Friday and Saturday is included in IsThereHoeppli? workshop pass.
IsThereHop? pre-sale tickets need to be paid in advance via bank transfer.
Bring cash to buy tickets at the evening box or drinks at the bar. You'll find some ATMs in the area, for example at Puls 5 or Hardbrücke.