Living in Nyon


  • Geneva’s got talent .. in Nyon! – Event Saturday 16 June
    Geneva’s got talent .. in Nyon! – Event Saturday 16 June

    GENEVA’S GOT TALENT comes to Nyon on Saturday 16th June The Geneva Amateur Operatic Society’s next performance “Geneva’s Got Talent” will be performed for one night only, at the Salle Communale in Nyon. The show will follow the format of the UK TV show of the same name. Contestants (of any age) who possess some sort […] The post Geneva’s got talent .. in Nyon! – Event Saturday 16 June

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  • Access to Geneva Airport and Château de Bossey restricted on 21 June
    Access to Geneva Airport and Château de Bossey restricted on 21 June

    Due to the upcoming visit of Pope Francis to Geneva on the 21st June, access to the airport will be restricted between midday and midnight. The Pope will also visit the Ecumenical Institute of Bossey – Château de Bossy (between Nyon and Versoix) in Canton Vaud around lunchtime and early afternoon. A security perimeter will be […] The post Access to Geneva Airport and

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  • Shakespeare in English at the Château of Prangins
    Shakespeare in English at the Château of Prangins

    “Julius Caesar” will be performed in English at the Château of Prangins on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th June at 19:30. These productions are held outside in the lovely courtyard of the castle and performed by the American Drama Group Europe (ADGE). As Nyon, the town itself was founded by Julius Caesar this is certainly an […] The post Shakespeare in English at the Château of Prangins

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  • Learning French, via Skype with local teachers
    Learning French, via Skype with local teachers

    Learning French and taking the time to attend classes can often be quite difficult for expatriates with busy schedules. For those who have to travel for business purposes and can’t commit to a fixed language-learning timetable, or for those who are simply busy with family activities, it’s tricky to fit in fixed time language lessons. […] The post Learning French, via Skype with local teach

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  • Intercultural weekend – Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd June in Nyon
    Intercultural weekend – Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd June in Nyon

    On the 2nd and 3rd of June, it’s the Intercultural weekend in Nyon. On Saturday night at 21:00 there will be Afro funk by Les Mambas de Bayou, followed by Cuban Fusion music with Sin Craneo at 22:45. Bar and food from 19:00. On Sunday from 11:30 there will be music, dance and international food provided by various clubs […] The post Intercultural weekend – Saturday 2nd and

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  • Closing Party of Usine à Gaz – Saturday 2nd June
    Closing Party of Usine à Gaz – Saturday 2nd June

    The Usine à Gaz will hold a big closing party this Saturday the 2nd June 2018. Nyon’s cultural and permanent music venue will then be closed for two years due to the renovation of the building and the construction of a second performance space. The closing party promises to be a fun (but sad affair!) with […] The post Closing Party of Usine à Gaz – Saturday 2nd June appeared first on

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  • New Co-Working Space to open in Nyon in September
    New Co-Working Space to open in Nyon in September

    A new co-working space called Atelier 9 is due to open up in September in the centre of Nyon. This space is currently being built and created, but when it officially opens in four months, it will be a great place for the self-employed, entrepreneurs, startups and employees. The building itself is an old painter and […] The post New Co-Working Space to open in Nyon in September appe

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  • A bomb, bikes and tons of rubbish cleaned from the lake
    A bomb, bikes and tons of rubbish cleaned from the lake

    Five and a half tons of rubbish/garbage, 18 kilos of cigarettes, a bomb, bikes, shopping trolleys, tyres, plastic items, corks, plastic straws, yoghurt pots and finally, an urn! were all found in lac léman last weekend. They were all discovered during a big clean up along the lake (from Geneva to Villeneuve) which was carried out […] The post A bomb, bikes and tons of rubbish clea

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  • Classical Music Concert in Nyon – Sunday afternoon 27 May
    Classical Music Concert in Nyon – Sunday afternoon 27 May

    There will be a classical music concert with “Kaleidoscope pour 55 Cordes” at the Conservatoire de L’Ouest Vaudois in Nyon on Sunday 27 May. This Sunday concert will take place at 17:00 at the Conservatoire by the lakeside. These concerts are a lovely way to end the weekend!  Details in the poster below. The post Classical Music Concert in Nyon – Sunday afternoon 27 May appea

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  • Brunch with music in Gingins – Sat 26 May
    Brunch with music in Gingins – Sat 26 May

    Saturday brunch on 26 May with local farm produce, music, bouncy castles and a puppet show for children. Take rugs and cushions to chill on the lawn in the sunshine with a view of the Alps whilst listening to jazz and pop. Bar on site. From 10:00 -15:00 at the Château Blanc in Gingins  The post Brunch with music in Gingins – Sat 26 May appeared first on

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  • Events coming up – Music, Dance and Flowers!
    Events coming up – Music, Dance and Flowers!

    Here is a selection of music and dance events coming up in Nyon, plus three flower/ garden events happening in the local area. Other Events – Did you know that La Côte newspaper has a Facebook page that lists local events? It’s in French but clear and easy to understand. Also, don’t forget to check […] The post Events coming up – Music, Dance and Flowers! appeared first on

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  • Neighbours Day in Nyon and Prangins 25 May
    Neighbours Day in Nyon and Prangins 25 May

    It’s the annual “Neighbours’ Day in Nyon and Prangins on Friday 25th May 2018. This day is organised by both neighbours and organisations themselves so take a look out in your neighbourhood for the La Fête des Voisins posters to see if there is an event going on near you. These events usually take place in […] The post Neighbours Day in Nyon and Prangins 25 May appeared first on

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  • New free “Wild Pass” offers discounts to visiting tourists
    New free “Wild Pass” offers discounts to visiting tourists

    Ideal for those friend and family visits! Discounts on entry fees to Signal de Bougy, wildlife zoo in Le Vaud, Château de Prangins, the watchmaking museum and more. Nyon Région Tourism has teamed up with both Morges Région Tourism and the Vallée de Joux Tourism to create a  “Wild Pass” offering a range of discounts. This is […] The post New free “Wild Pass” offers discounts to

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  • Gender Equity in the Sports Industry – Conference in English in Nyon
    Gender Equity in the Sports Industry – Conference in English in Nyon

      Gender Equity in the Sports industry – What about it?   Details – click here Speakers at the event include: Giancarlo Sergi, Swiss Basketball President Sara Holmgren, UEFA Education, Diversity and Inclusion Officer Patrick Tran, Servette Rugby Club and Geneva Volley The event is free of charge, but registration will be required. Any questions, please […] The post Gen

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  • Creators Market Saturday 12 and Mother’s Day Menu Sunday 13 May in Gingins
    Creators Market Saturday 12 and Mother’s Day Menu Sunday 13 May in Gingins

    Artisanal goods handmade by local creators will be on sale at the Moulin de Chiblins in Gingins on Saturday 12th May from 10:00-18.00. On Sunday 13th May from 09:00-17.00 there will be a special Mother’s Day menu (reservation fro a table required – details in the flyer below) and wine tasting at the Moulin. The agricultural museum will […] The post Creators Mark

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  • Tips for expats going “home” for the holidays

    The May “Living in the Know” podcast is now out. This podcast is a collaboration between Living in Nyon and Know-it all-passport. On this podcast, Catherine and Lisa discuss going “home” for the summer holidays. Sometimes a trip back “home” for the summer holidays can leave expats feeling a bit disappointed – not everyone is […] The post Tips for expats going “home” for the holidays appe

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  • Flea Market this weekend in Nyon
    Flea Market this weekend in Nyon

    It’s the monthly flea market in Nyon this Sunday 29th April by the lakeside. From 08:00 -18:30 Everything from saxophones to retro-furniture!   The post Flea Market this weekend in Nyon appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Beyond Borders – A weekend of literature from around the world
    Beyond Borders – A weekend of literature from around the world

    BIBLIOTOPIA is the title of a new, first edition weekend of literature from around the world which will take place at The Jan Michalski Foundation from Friday 4th May to Sunday 6th May 2018. The foundation is situated at the foot of the Jura mountains near Montricher.  The event will take place in English with […] The post Beyond Borders – A weekend of literature from around

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  • Balcony Bar Now Open in Nyon
    Balcony Bar Now Open in Nyon

    The sun is out and the Base Balcony and Bar is now open. It’s a great place to have an after-work drink near the centre of town with a fabulous view over the rooftops onto the Alps and onto the lake. The bar is open from 17:00 to 22:00 from Monday to Saturday. The bar is part of Base […] The post Balcony Bar Now Open in Nyon appeared first on Living in

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