Living in Nyon


  • Second-Hand English Books, Toys and more at Spring Fair – Sat 9 March in Nyon
    Second-Hand English Books, Toys and more at Spring Fair – Sat 9 March in Nyon

    The IWCN Charity Fair will take place on Saturday 9 March from 10:00 at the Salle Communale in Place Perdtemps (the main car park) in Nyon. Along with lots of second-hand books in English and children’s toy for sale, there will be stalls selling home-baked goods, chutneys, fashion, jewellery, crafts, gardening gifts, books, Swiss specialties, English cards, toys and games, […] The post

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  • “Reversed Words” – Theme of Anti-Racism Week in Nyon 16-23 March
    “Reversed Words” – Theme of Anti-Racism Week in Nyon 16-23 March

    Anti-Racism week in Nyon runs from the 16th -23rd March in Nyon with different events happening throughout the week. This year, the theme is “L’envers des mots” (“Reversed Words” or “Hidden Meanings in words”) On Saturday the 16th at 10:30 at the Saturday market in Place St-Martin, there will be a special theatrical performance called “Words that […] The post “Reversed Words

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  • Inspired Writing Retreat: 23rd -24th March
    Inspired Writing Retreat: 23rd -24th March

    There will be an “inspired writing” retreat from March 23- 24th at the Château de Bossey near Nyon. Workshops, meditation, finding your voice, yoga and more. More details here. The post Inspired Writing Retreat: 23rd -24th March appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • “Unlock your Cultural Awareness” – Workshop 12th March

    The Canton of Vaud Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CVCI) will be holding a Reloc’coffee/ workshop entitled, “Unlock your cultural awareness” on Tuesday 12th March 2019 from 10:00 – 12:00. Details below “In expat heaven, safety levels are Swiss, leisure options are South African, teachers are Finnish, and neighbours are Mexican. In expat hell, safety levels […] The post “Unlock your

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  • Music and Movies coming up in Nyon
    Music and Movies coming up in Nyon

    Music this weekend in Nyon “Howlong Wolf” at the Parenthèse at 22:00 tonight, the 22nd February  – pop/rock from Switzerland Date for your diaries – the winter rock festival Les Hivernales will take place in venues across Nyon from the 28th February – 3rd March 2019 Monday Movies in English at the Capitole Cinema in Nyon  […] The post Music and Movies coming up in Nyon appeared first on

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  • Musée du Léman – Family Day – Sunday 17th February
    Musée du Léman – Family Day – Sunday 17th February

    On the third Sunday of every month, it’s Family Day at the Musée du Léman in Nyon. Artistic workshops for children at 15:30 lasting approx one hour. A new theme and a new artistic challenge can be created each month. Free entry to the museum for children on this day. CHF 7 per workshop. No […] The post Musée du Léman – Family Day – Sunday 17th February appeared first on

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  • Fanfare Concert in Nyon – 16 & 17 February
    Fanfare Concert in Nyon – 16 & 17 February

    The Nyon Municipale Fanfare (brass band) will be playing at the Théâtre de Marens in Nyon on Saturday at 20:15 and Sunday at 17:00.  Admission free. The post Fanfare Concert in Nyon – 16 & 17 February appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • “Leading through Coaching” – Workshop 18 -19 March
    “Leading through Coaching” – Workshop 18 -19 March

    Are you being heard? Do you feel as if your leadership style is intimidating or too controlling? Would you like to learn how to better engage with your colleagues? A “Leading through Coaching” course will be held in the lovely Château de Bossey (around 5 miles from Nyon) from the 18th – 19th March 2019. There […] The post “Leading through Coaching” – Workshop 18 -19 March appeared firs

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  • Events coming up – Kiss and Ski for Valentine’s Day, Dylan Moran and more.
    Events coming up – Kiss and Ski for Valentine’s Day, Dylan Moran and more.

    Friday 8th February – “Tomorrow Geneva” – Film screening (as part of the Green Film Festival coming soon to Nyon). More info about this festival to follow. The film will be shown at 20:00 at the Local de Pré de l’Oie, Route des Tattes d’Oie 99 in Nyon. Details here on this Facebook page here. “Demain […] The post Events coming up – Kiss and Ski for Valentine’s Day,

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  • Playwriting Workshop and a chance to Meet Literary Agents
    Playwriting Workshop and a chance to Meet Literary Agents

    Two events coming up at The Geneva Writers’ Group in February and March. On Saturday the 16 February, there will be a playwriting workshop with award-winning playwright Juliet Romero Jilkes Juliet will teach both morning and afternoon workshops. This will take place at Webster University in Bellevue. Details here. Register at: www.genevawritersgroup.org or by email genevawriters@gmail.com Sat 16 March – […] The post

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  • Children’s Festival – 3rd Feb in St-Cergue
    Children’s Festival – 3rd Feb in St-Cergue

    There will be a children’s festival held on 3rd of February in the village of St-Cergue from 13:30 -17:00 Slalom competition for children up to 10 years old, activities, including a clown, husky dogs plus a “goûter!” Detail and link here The post Children’s Festival – 3rd Feb in St-Cergue appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Ski Slopes in St-Cergue open Sat 18th Jan. Night skiing Thurs-Sat
    Ski Slopes in St-Cergue open Sat 18th Jan. Night skiing Thurs-Sat

    The Ski Slopes of St-Cergue (around 20 minutes from Nyon), will open for the season on Saturday 18th January in the afternoon. The slopes will then be open at the weekends and on Wednesday afternoons. There will also be floodlit night skiing (see photo below) on Thursday to Saturday from 18:00 -21:30 Full details of opening hours, […] The post Ski Slopes in St-Cergue ope

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  • La Côte Photography Group Exhibition 24/25 January
    La Côte Photography Group Exhibition 24/25 January

    The La Côte Photography Group will be holding a vernissage of students’ work on Thursday the 24th January from 19:00 – 21:00 at the Fondation Espasse at the Route de l’Etraz 20 in Nyon. The exhibition will also be open on Friday the 25th January from 10:00 -16:00. More details on La Côte photography group run by […] The post La Côte Photography Group Exhibition 24/25 January appea

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  • From Music in the dark to Music by Debussy – Concerts in Nyon
    From Music in the dark to Music by Debussy – Concerts in Nyon

    The COV (the Conservatoire de l’Ouest Vaudois – Nyon’s music academy/conservatoire) have revealed their programme of concerts for 2019. There is an interesting mix of music on offer, from a concert of music “Musique dans le Noir” which will be held completely in the dark and led by two visually impaired guides (on Sunday 17th February at 17:00) […] The post From Music in the

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  • Change of time and venue for 3 Kings Parade – 6th January
    Change of time and venue for 3 Kings Parade – 6th January

    The venue and time of the Three Kings parade on the 6th January will now take place at 16:30 and the departure point is now at La Place du Molard on the Rive in Nyon. See poster below. The post Change of time and venue for 3 Kings Parade – 6th January appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Free entry to Nyon museums on 1,2,3 January. Family Event 6th January
    Free entry to Nyon museums on 1,2,3 January. Family Event 6th January

    Museums open, Family parade, Christmas tree bonfire, Look out for Lotos!  Happy New Year from Living in Nyon! The three museums of Nyon the Château of Nyon, the Lake Museum and the Roman Museum will be open on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd January with free entry to the public.  Check out the passenger submarine […] The post Free entry to Nyon museums on 1,2,3 January. Family E

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  • “The Bookshop” – Film in English in Nyon
    “The Bookshop” – Film in English in Nyon

    “The Bookshop” starring Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy, and Patricia Clarkson will be shown in at Nyon cinema on Sunday 30th December at 10:45 (CHF 12 entry!) on Monday 31st at 17:45 and Tuesday 1st January at 20:30.  Details and ticketing – click here Other films in English in Nyon include “The Return of Mary Poppins” […] The post “The Bookshop” – Film in English in Nyon appeared first on

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  • Merry Christmas to all Readers!
    Merry Christmas to all Readers!

    A Very Merry Christmas and Joyeux Noël to all Readers! Thank you to all our readers and also to our advertisers for your support in 2018. We will be back before the end of the year to let you know about some local events coming up in January. The Christmas market is now in full swing in […] The post Merry Christmas to all Readers! appeared first on L

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