Living in Nyon


  • Roman Day in Nyon on Saturday 11th June and other fun Weekend events
    Roman Day in Nyon on Saturday 11th June and other fun Weekend events

    Another busy weekend in the Nyon region with events happening for all ages in 4 different local castles! (Nyon, Prangins, Chillon and Coppet). From garden parties to raclette à gogo, Shakespearean plays and Roman days. Roman Day in Nyon Nyon will be celebrating its Roman heritage on Saturday 11th June as the Roman Museum of Nyon has organised a day of Roman […]

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  • Charity theatre event from GEDS – Working Girl and A Business-Like Affair
    Charity theatre event from GEDS – Working Girl and A Business-Like Affair

    Two home-grown pieces by the Geneva English Drama Society “Working Girl” by Béibhinn Regli and “A Business-Like Affair” by Bill Lloyd will be performed on the 29 and 30th of April, 2016. Full details see here Working Girl Sophie, a college student struggling to pay her way during the economic crisis in Ireland, decides to take an unusual part time job. Can […]

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  • Juggling, Acrobatics and Circus Skills – New show from L’Elastique Citrique opens 4th March
    Juggling, Acrobatics and Circus Skills – New show from L’Elastique Citrique opens 4th March

    Family Entertainment in Nyon The bright red building near the Place Perdtemps car park in Nyon is looking very festive at the moment as there are strings of lights around it to mark the opening of the Elastique Citrique’s new show called IndiVIEsible. The title of the show plays on the word “life” and in this production, there will be 13 performers […]

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  • Play by Pulitzer Prize Writer performed in English 1 – 5th March
    Play by Pulitzer Prize Writer performed in English 1 – 5th March

     The Geneva English Drama Society will be presenting their first production of 2016 with the play “Rabbit Hole” by David Lindsay-Abaire from the 1st of March – 5th of March at the Théâtre de l’Espérance in Geneva. Performance times –  Tuesday – Friday 20:00 Saturday 19:00  Ticket prices: CHF 30, students CHF 20. Tickets here Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize “David Lindsay-Abaire […]

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  • Photography Exhibition, Raclette Evening, Monday Movie, Music in Nyon
    Photography Exhibition, Raclette Evening, Monday Movie, Music in Nyon

    Raclette Evenings – Friday 12th and Friday 26th Feb at 19:00  Raclette à gogo (as much as you can eat!) evenings in the cave/cellar of Nyon castle CHF 35 per person. Includes a plate of charcuterie meat and fruit salad Doors open at 17:00 Reservations advised info@caveaudenyon.ch Monday Movie in English 14th February – 20:45 at the Capitole Cinema […]

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  • Juggling Performance at the Elastique Citrique this weekend
    Juggling Performance at the Elastique Citrique this weekend

    There will be a juggling performance/show this weekend at the Elastique Citrique (the acrobatic/circus skill school) in Nyon. Photos here.  The school is at la Caserne, 11 Rue des Marchandises, Nyon. This can be found very near to Place Perdtemps car park (look out for the red building!) The performance will take place on 19:00 on Saturday the 30th and at […]

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  • New Living in the Know Podcast, Balloon Festival starts this week-end
    New Living in the Know Podcast, Balloon Festival starts this week-end

    Living in Nyon and Know-it-all passport have produced a new 2016 podcast: on this latest one you can hear about the key events happening in the Nyon area throughout the next 12 months, and suggestions for various spas and thermal baths that are worth a visit for a bit of New Year pampering. Lisa (from Know-it-all passport) also […]

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  • Nyon reinforces its image as “Town of Festivals” – Idea for Christmas Presents
    Nyon reinforces its image as “Town of Festivals” – Idea for Christmas Presents

    Tickets to festivals as Christmas presents.  Volunteers  required. The town of Nyon is reinforcing its slogan and image as the “The Town of Festivals” as it has recently launched a new marketing campaign and teamed up with Nyon Tourism to spread the message. In addition to a new promotional video (see end of this post), there will be cross-promotion of the image […]

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  • English Pantomime in Nyon and English Play in Coppet in November
    English Pantomime in Nyon and English Play in Coppet in November

    Panto and Play in English performed in Nyon and Coppet Pantomime season is nearly upon us and the good news is that the annual pantomime in English will be held at a theatre in Nyon this year (oh, yes it will!) Rumpelstiltskin is the name of the panto and it will be performed by the Geneva Amateur Operatic Society […]

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  • Local Music Events Coming up – Rock to Classical to Street Music.
    Local Music Events Coming up – Rock to Classical to Street Music.

    Here’s a selection of local music events coming up in the next few days UK band “The Wharves” will be playing at the Parenthèse in Nyon on Friday 30th October at 22:00. See video below More info here  Last few days of the Street Light Orchestra (art/ music installation) in the Levratte area of Nyon – Music like you […]

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  • Local Artisans Fair in Divonne, Aquarium Exhibition, Conversation with Cees Nooteboom
    Local Artisans Fair in Divonne, Aquarium Exhibition, Conversation with Cees Nooteboom

    Local Artisans Fair – Early Christmas Shopping Opportunity in Divonne this weekend Around 30 local artisans will be at the next UpMarket Markets event at L’Esplanade du Lac, Divonne-Les-Bains on Saturday 31st October and Sunday 1st November from 10:00-17:00  The fair will be situated by the lake and there will be lots of lovely hand crafted items on sale. Childrens’ products, home furnishings, art, gifts […]

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  • Small businesses in Nyon – From Yoga and Art Classes to Galleries
    Small businesses in Nyon – From Yoga and Art Classes to Galleries

    Tucked away in the side streets and hidden corners of Nyon, there are lots of small businesses that newcomers to the town may not be aware of. One of these businesses is the art gallery “Espace Murandaz”. Previous exhibitions at the gallery have included the works of Laura Chaplin (grand daughter of Charlie Chaplin),  Pierre Montillo Ulie Schwab and sculptor Tauno Kangro. The current exhibition […]

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  • Autumn Fair, Wine Fair, Désalpe and other Events this weekend.
    Autumn Fair, Wine Fair, Désalpe and other Events this weekend.

    Another busy weekend ahead in the Nyon area, from the cows coming down from the hills in St-Cergue, to the wine and autumn fairs in Nyon, to a flute festival at the Conservatoire, to a play in English in Commugny about Shakespeare’s Women. Take your pick! Désalpe This Saturday, it’s the “Désalpe” in the village of St-Cergue above Nyon. […]

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  • Geneva Writers’ Group launches new anthology
    Geneva Writers’ Group launches new anthology

    Geneva Writers’ Group launches new anthology and starts new season. World Writing from Geneva, Nyon, Gland, neighbouring France and beyond The thirteenth volume of Offshoots, the biennial literary anthology of the Geneva Writers’ Group, was recently launched at Webster University. With 54 contributors from some 20 countries on six continents, this volume celebrates the rich […]

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