Living in Nyon


  • Cool New Co-Working space officially opens in Nyon
    Cool New Co-Working space officially opens in Nyon

    Space for 40 co-workers, meeting rooms for rent, open for “early bird” working, kitchen space, relaxing areas, take a call in a télécabine! Back in May 2018, we reported that a co-working space was due to open in Nyon in Autumn. This space, Atelier 9, has now officially launched and is open for business on Monday […] The post Cool New Co-Working space officially opens in Nyon appe

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  • Wine festival this weekend in Nyon
    Wine festival this weekend in Nyon

    It’s Fête de la Vigne in Nyon this Friday 5th (17:00- 23:30) and Saturday 6th October (09:00 – 01:00 in the morning!) in the Place du Château and at the Place des Marronniers. There are lots of events planned: an after-work drink on Friday, with a light show against the castle walls, wine producers in town with stands, […] The post Wine festival this weekend in Nyon appeared first on

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  • Trends shaping the job market and Happiness in the workplace – HR Salon
    Trends shaping the job market and Happiness in the workplace – HR Salon

    The Salon HR Suisse (Human Resources salon) will take place at Palexpo on the 3rd and 4th October 2018. There will be hundreds of exhibitors at the salon showcasing their products and services. There’s   an English programme at the fair with a series of lectures such as “Why happiness at work matters”, “Coaching – Fad, […] The post Trends shaping the job market and

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  • 50,000 Candles to light up Château de Prangins on Saturday evening
    50,000 Candles to light up Château de Prangins on Saturday evening

      This year the Château de Prangins celebrates 20 years as home to the Swiss National Museum in French-speaking Switzerland. During that time it has welcomed more than a million visitors, held around fifty cultural history exhibitions, and launched innovative events – such as Rendez-vous au Jardin (Rendezvous in the garden – a Fête and […] The post 50,000 Candles to lig

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  • Autumn Market in Nyon Saturday 29th – Lots of events planned!
    Autumn Market in Nyon Saturday 29th – Lots of events planned!

    There will be music, food, bars, stands and entertainment all day long in the streets of Nyon on Saturday 29th September. Local shops and traders will be outside in the sunshine, there will be a bouncy castle, a children’s makeup artist and more. CISEN (the official Nyon council Swiss/Foreigners integration committee) will also have a […] The post Autumn Market in Nyon Saturda

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  • Fri 28 in Nyon – Raclette à gogo at castle and “Echoes of Django” in old town
    Fri 28 in Nyon – Raclette à gogo at castle and “Echoes of Django” in old town

    There will be Raclette “à gogo” (all you can eat) in the lovely old wine cellar of the Château of Nyon from 18:00 on Friday 28th September. CHF 35 per person to include a board of charcuterie, raclette, fruit salad, and coffee. Reservations recommended. Tel 022 361 9525 or 079 639 65 56 See Facebook page here […] The post Fri 28 in Nyon – Raclette à gogo at cast

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  • Win tickets to the gardens of the Château de Vullierens
    Win tickets to the gardens of the Château de Vullierens

    The lovely gardens of the Château de Vullierens will be open to the public for the last time this year over two consecutive weekends: the 28th and 30th September and the 5th – 7th October, from 10:00 – 16:00. There are various events planned over these two weekends in the grounds of the château: Alphorn […] The post Win tickets to the gardens of the Château de Vullierens ap

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  • “Frankenstein” performed in English 2-6 October
    “Frankenstein” performed in English 2-6 October

    On the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s celebrated novel, the Geneva English Drama Society will present Frankenstein. This production returns the story to its original Geneva roots and the terrifying confrontation between a man obsessed with his own quest for knowledge, and his creation, who did not ask to be created. This story […] The post “Frankenstein” performed i

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  • Win a copy of Know it all Passport! – An essential local information guide in English
    Win a copy of Know it all Passport! – An essential local information guide in English

    The brand new “Know-it-all passport” is now out! This book is the essential guide to living in Geneva, Vaud, and neighbouring France. This 11th edition has a brand new chapter entitled “Sustainability”, a list of escape rooms in the “Entertainment” chapter, plus a list of co-working spaces under the “Business and Legal Matters” chapter. The popular […] The post

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  • French and German tutoring for children in the local Swiss school system
    French and German tutoring for children in the local Swiss school system

    The new Swiss school 2018 term began a few weeks ago in Canton Vaud. For parents who have children in the local school system, and who would like their children to get a head start in French (and/or German), help is at hand. Alteralingua, a language school based in Chavannes de Bogis offers private or […] The post French and German tutoring for children in the lo

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  • Have your say in the future look of Nyon’s Place Perdtemps car park
    Have your say in the future look of Nyon’s Place Perdtemps car park

    The main Place Perdtemps carpark in the centre of Nyon is going to be transformed. There are plans for underground parking, retail outlets, a green park area, public buildings and more. Photo above – artist’s impression of the new look car park courtesy Participanyon On Wednesday the 12th September 2018, there is a chance for citizens […] The post Have your say in the

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  • Concerts,Comedy and theatre for Children – New season Usine à Gaz
    Concerts,Comedy and theatre for Children – New season Usine à Gaz

    The Usine à Gaz, Nyon’s Arts and Cultural Centre is currently closed due to renovation. The new building will re-open in Autumn 2020. In this interim period, there still will be concerts and performances throughout the year which will take place in various venues around the town under the title of Hors L’Usine (away from the Usine). […] The post Concerts,Comedy and theatre

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  • Heritage Days in Vaud – 1st and 2nd September
    Heritage Days in Vaud – 1st and 2nd September

    This weekend it’s “Journées européennes du patrimoine” – “European Heritage Days”. It’s a chance to visit and see heritage buildings around the country, some of them are only open for this weekend only. There is a full programme across canton Vaud click here In Nyon the château will be open, there will be guided tours […] The post Heritage Days in Vaud – 1st and 2nd September appeared fi

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  • Swimming school in Gland starts new season of classes for children
    Swimming school in Gland starts new season of classes for children

    Subscription now open for Swimming Classes for children.  Small Groups – Children from 4 years old The swimming school at the Centre de Santé la Lignière in Gland begins a new round of lessons for children in *small groups from September until June. Lessons last 45 minutes per week on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday. The instructors […] The post Swimming school in Gland s

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  • Three Open Air film screenings at the Château of Prangins
    Three Open Air film screenings at the Château of Prangins

    “China’s Van Goghs”, “The True Cost of Fashion” and “The Darjeeling Limited”  to be screened next week. The Château of Prangins (in collaboration with Nyon’s Visions de Réel documentary film festival), will hold three open-air screenings on Thursday 30th August, Friday 31st August and Saturday 1st September at 20:45. These films will be screened in […] The post Three Open Air f

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  • “Best of Broadway” in English in Nyon this weekend
    “Best of Broadway” in English in Nyon this weekend

     The Best of  Broadway features highlights from New York’s biggest hit shows.  A cast of thirty talented young performers stage the most iconic moments of American musical theatre. Enjoy unforgettable songs from Mamma Mia, Sister Act, Wicked, Little Shop of Horrors and sing along to classics from Grease, Les Misérables, Miss Saigon and more. There will be dancing taken […] The post “Bes

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  • Pirates’ Party, Brocante and Tin-Tour this weekend in Nyon
    Pirates’ Party, Brocante and Tin-Tour this weekend in Nyon

    The “Fête des Pirates de Rive” (Pirates’ Party) takes place this weekend (17-19 August) in Nyon. Organised every year by the “Noble Confrérie des Pirates de Rive”, there will be stands, food and free boat trips offered on the Nyolue. This all takes place by the port of Nyon. Details here. August Brocante Also this […] The post Pirates’ Party, Brocante and Tin-Tour this weekend i

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  • Classical Music Festival 17-26 August in Tannay
    Classical Music Festival 17-26 August in Tannay

    The Variations Musicales de Tannay festival starts today the 17th August and continues on until the 26th August. There is a rich and varied programme on offer at this prestigious festival with evening concerts during the nine-day festival to a Sunday family concert in the park on the 25th with a performance of the “Nutcracker”. Full […] The post Classical Music Festival 17-26 August in T

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