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  • The Reichenbach Irregulars - die Schweizer Sherlock Holmes-Gesellschaft
    to the opening of the Sherlock Holmes Museum at the Chateau de Lucens in 1966 where Adrian Conan Doyle lived from 1966 until his death in 1970 Vincent Delay from Lausanne Switzerland is the founder of the Société d études holmesiennes de la Suisse romande He has published a series of monographs on numerous Holmesian and Doyleian aspects and is the author of highly atmospheric detective stories He acts as curator of the Sherlock Holmes Museum in Lucens formerly located in the Chateau de Lucens In Davos Vincent will elaborate on the alpine pass on ski that brought Arthur Conan Doyle over the Maienfelder Furka pass to nearby Arosa Markus Geisser BSI recently resettled in Switzerland is a founding member of The Reichenbach Irregulars His recent research includes Who was von Bork article forthcoming in The Sherlock Holmes Journal summer edition 2014 and the travel habits of Sherlock Holmes based on a comparison with Horace Vernet Travel in the blood delivered at the 2013 conference organized by The Norwegian Explorers of Minnesota Markus is currently examining what role Switzerland played in the life and work of Arthur Conan Doyle Jon Lellenberg BSI newly resettled in Santa Fe New Mexico USA is editor of the biographical study The Quest for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle co editor of Arthur Conan Doyle A Life in Letters and most recently of Dangerous Work Diary of an Arctic Adventure As the U S representative of the Conan Doyle Estate he will provide as he puts it insights into Adrian Conan Doyle s rather exasperating years at the helm of the Conan Doyle Estate and Dame Jean Conan Doyle s more benevolent period with some sidelights on the Estate s relations with the Baker Street Irregulars of which he is the historian Michael A Meer BSI from Berne Switzerland is the other co organizer of this weekend An admirer of both Sherlock Holmes and Conan Doyle since boyhood he will investigate the horror loci of the Hotel Schwarenbach on the Gemmi Pass the inn that over time inspired not only Conan Doyle but many other writers such as Zacharias Werner Guy de Maupassant and Mark Twain Michael Ross BSI from Cologne Germany editor publisher translator and writer will present the main conclusions of his seminal research into the quest of the perception of the literature of Sherlock Holmes in the German speaking part of Europe in the early decades of the 20th century As a seasoned translator of works such as Daniel Stashower s Teller of Tales The life of Arthur Conan Doyle he will also elaborate on the dilemma Du oder Sie Watson Lunchtime and afternoon Free time to enjoy amongst many other things the comforts of the Schatzalp Snow Mountain Resort or explore the village of Davos and some of its spectacular surroundings Evening We all meet again for dinner at the Schatzalp This is followed by a selection of cinema TV and radio adaptations of Sherlock Holmes adventures that are set in Switzerland

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  • The Reichenbach Irregulars - die Schweizer Sherlock Holmes-Gesellschaft
    Authorities of Meiringen and a Representative of the Reichenbach Irregulars in front of the Statue of Sherlock Holmes Meiringen Aperitif offered by the Community of Meiringen 14 00 on foot on the Sherlock Holmes Trail and then with the Reichenbach Funicular to the Reichenbach Falls Members will be dressed in Victorian Costume optional 17 00 Hotel Englischer Hof Tea Meringues and Swiss Flans in the Winter Garden and visit to the Sherlock Holmes Museum in the English Church in various groups 19 30 Hotel Englischer Hof Dinner Viewing of BBC Film The man who loved Sherlock Holmes Richard Lanceyln Green and Screening of Sherlock Holmes Films produced in various overseas countries Overnight in Hotel Englischer Hof Parkhotel du Sauvage Meiringen Saturday 7 May 2011 Breakfast at your Hotel 09 44 dep Meiringen by train 09 50 arr Brienzwiler on foot 15 minutes Visit to the Open Air Museum Ballenberg Lunch in a Restaurant in Ballenberg 16 08 dep Ballenberg West by Postal Coach 16 22 arr Brienz 16 24 dep Brienz by train 16 35 arr Meiringen 19 00 Dinner at Hotel Englischer Hof in Meiringen 21 00 Walk through the Aare Gorge by night Overnight in Hotel Englischer Hof

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  • The Reichenbach Irregulars - die Schweizer Sherlock Holmes-Gesellschaft
    Gesellschaft Home Events Conan Doyle Meiringen Lucens Literatur Kontakt Reichenbach and Beyond September 2017 We are delighted to announce our event for 2017 read our teaser here Past Events Click here The Reichenbach Irregulars Conan Doyle Place Postfach 688 CH

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  • The Reichenbach Irregulars - die Schweizer Sherlock Holmes-Gesellschaft
    The Reichenbach Irregulars Die Schweizer Sherlock Holmes Gesellschaft Home Events Conan Doyle Meiringen Lucens Literatur Contact Arthur Conan Doyle Fox Movietone Interview 1927 Fox Movietone Interview 1927

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  • The Reichenbach Irregulars - die Schweizer Sherlock Holmes-Gesellschaft
    human cry of the fall was borne back to my ears An examination by experts leaves little doubt that a personal contest between the two men ended as it could hardly fail to end in such a situation in their reeling over locked in each other s arms Any attempt at recovering the bodies was absolutely hopeless and there deep down in that dreadful cauldron of swirling water and seething foam will lie for all time the most dangerous criminal and the foremost champion of the law of their generation The Death of Sherlock Holmes Illustration by Sidney Paget for the Strand Magazine December 1893 The Death of Sherlock Holmes re enactment by Marcus Geisser Sherlock Holmes and Michael A Meer Prof Moriarty in 1995 Scene from The Final Problem Granada TV 1985 with Jeremy Brett Sherlock Holmes David Burke Dr Watson and Eric Porter Prof Moriarty shot on location at the Reichenbach Falls and at the Giessbach Falls in the Bernese Oberland Switzerland The world was left to believe that Sherlock Holmes was dead until Dr Watson tells the true story in The Empty House in 1903 In the spring of 1894 all London was interested by the murder of the Honourable Ronald Adair Disguised as an elderly deformed bookdealer Sherlock Holmes visits his old friend Dr Watson reveals his identity and explains Well then about that chasm I had no serious difficulty in getting out of it for the very simple reason that I never was in it When I reached the end of the small path I stood at bay Prof Moriarty drew no weapon but he rushed at me and threw his long arms around me He knew that his own game was up and was only anxious to revenge himself upon me We tottered together upon the brink of the fall I have some knowledge however of baritsu or the Japanese system of wrestling which has more than once been very useful to me I slipped through his grip and he with a horrible scream kicked madly for a few seconds and clawed the air with both his hands But for all his efforts he could not get his balance and over he went With my face over the brink I saw him fall for a long way Then he struck a rock bounded off and splashed into the water Fearing another blow by Moriarty s gang Holmes decided to go into hiding As a Norwegian explorer named Sigerson he was traveled for two years in Tibet passed through Persia looked in at Mecca and paid a short but interesting visit to the Khalifa at Khartoum and spent some months in a research into the coal tar derivatives in a laboratory at Montpellier in the south of France In the world of Sherlockians this period is referred to as the Great Hiatus The Adair murder case was the perfect opportunity for Holmes to return to London in spring 1894 in order to get hold of

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  • The Reichenbach Irregulars - die Schweizer Sherlock Holmes-Gesellschaft
    and turned the wine cellar into a Sherlock Holmes museum Reconstruction of the sitting room of 221b Baker Street in the original museum at Château de Lucens In 1969 the BBC aired an interview with Adrian Conan Doyle which had been filmed in and around the Château de Lucens It is a remarkable piece in its own and shows Adrian Conan Doyle in his favorite rôle as homme de grandeur

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  • The Reichenbach Irregulars - die Schweizer Sherlock Holmes-Gesellschaft
    Schweizer Sherlock Holmes Gesellschaft Home Events Conan Doyle Meiringen Lucens Literatur Contact Not yet available in English The Reichenbach Irregulars Conan Doyle Place Postfach 688 CH 3860 Meiringen E mail

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  • The Reichenbach Irregulars - die Schweizer Sherlock Holmes-Gesellschaft
    meer at 221b ch Postal address The Reichenbach Irregulars Conan Doyle Place Postfach 688 CH 3860 Meiringen Switzerland Disclaimer The Reichenbach Irregulars have made every attempt to make sure that the content of this website is correct complete and up to date However the Reichenbach Irregulars do not assume any liability for the content of this website and the content of third party websites accessible through this website All rights

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