Living in Nyon


  • Night of Short Films in Morges – Friday 11th October
    Night of Short Films in Morges – Friday 11th October

    On Friday 11th October there will be a screening of short films at the Nuit de Court Métrage in Morges Films begin at 20:00 and the evening continues until after midnight! This mini festival takes place at the Odeon Cinema in Morges. There’s a wide variety of films in four categories from an 2 minute animated […] The post Night of Short Films in Morges – Frid

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  • Downton Abbey, film screened in English in Nyon
    Downton Abbey, film screened in English in Nyon

    Downton Abbey is currently being screened (9-15 October) in English at Nyon cinema from Wednesday – Sunday at 20:30 and also as part of the Monday Movie series. For more details and tickets click here   The post Downton Abbey, film screened in English in Nyon appeared first on Living

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  • Maradona – Documentary at Nyon Cinema – 21st October
    Maradona – Documentary at Nyon Cinema – 21st October

    The 2019 British documentary “Maradona”, is an insight at the career of celebrated football player Diego Armando Maradona. Directed by Asif Kapadia it will be screened at Nyon cinema as part of Visions du Réel on Tour on 21st October at 20:30. For more info and tickets – click here Note – we understand this […] The post Maradona – Documentary at Nyon Cinema – 2

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  • Jazz at the Temple of Nyon – Friday 11th October
    Jazz at the Temple of Nyon – Friday 11th October

    There will be live jazz playing at the Temple of Nyon on Friday 11th October at 20:30 (doors open at 19:30). Concert performed by Tobias Preisig and Stefan Rusconi. This is an “hors” (away from) the Usine à Gaz production. The Usine à Gaz, (Nyon’s cultural and music venue) is currently being renovated and enlarged, […] The post Jazz at the Temple of Nyon – Friday

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  • Autumn Market in Nyon – Saturday 5th October
    Autumn Market in Nyon – Saturday 5th October

    Autumn Market and a party for Italians living in la Côte region. There’s a lot going in Nyon this weekend – along with the wine festival which begins tonight, the 4th October, it’s also the Autumn Market in town on Saturday 5th! Stands, music food, autumnal products, two hours free parking in the La Combe shopping […] The post Autumn Market in Nyon – Saturday 5th Oct

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  • Wine festival in Nyon – Friday 4th and Saturday 5th October
    Wine festival in Nyon – Friday 4th and Saturday 5th October

    The vines below Nyon’s château are full of grapes at the moment – the photo below was taken on Sunday 29th September and we are now into the  “vendanges” (harvest) season. The 9th Fête de la Vigne in Nyon will take place in the Place du Château on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th October and […] The post Wine festival in Nyon – Friday 4th and Saturday 5th O

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  • “Disgraced” – Play in English focussing on cultural identity 1-5th October
    “Disgraced” – Play in English focussing on cultural identity 1-5th October

    The Geneva English Drama Societywill be performing the Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Disgraced, by Ayad Akhtar.  This a modern American play exploring universal themes of identity. The compelling drama will resonate particularly strongly with an international community where cultures intermingle often times within the same family and where people are less and less likely to be tied to one […] The post

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  • Lunch on the Lawn on Sunday 29th September – Château de Prangins
    Lunch on the Lawn on Sunday 29th September – Château de Prangins

    There’s a chance to dress up in costume and participate in a parade on Sunday at the annual “Déjeuner sur L’Herbe” event at the Château de Prangins from 10:00 -18:00 Register on the day on site between 10.00 and 13:00 or online in advance. This year is dedicated to the 18th century. If you don’t fancy […] The post Lunch on the Lawn on Sunday 29th

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  • Decorated Cows come down the Mountain on Saturday Sept 28th
    Decorated Cows come down the Mountain on Saturday Sept 28th

    If you are new to the Nyon area and have never been to a Désalpe before, now is your chance to do so at the Désalpe St-Cergue on Saturday 28th Sept! A Désalpe is a tradtional ceremony where the farmers bring their cows down from the high hills to spend winter at a lower level […] The post Decorated Cows come down the Mountain on Saturday Sept 28th

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  • Sunday Afternoon Concert at Conservatoire
    Sunday Afternoon Concert at Conservatoire

    The new season of Sunday afternoon concerts at the Conservatoire in Nyon by the lakeside in Nyon, begin on the 22 September with the Duo Obco “Huitzil-Colibri”. Flute, percussion, contemporary, renaissance and baroque music mixed with the spoken word. To reserve a seat, call 021 802 4393 or email info.nyon @cov-vd.ch The post Sunday Afternoon Concert at Conservatoire

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  • Long weekend – Pool still open!
    Long weekend – Pool still open!

    A reminder to readers that the 16th September is the Monday Jeûne Fédéral holiday in Vaud and most shops and supermarkets in Nyon will be closed. This year 2019, the Nyon council run outdoor swimming pool is remaining open one week later than usual. It will close for the season on the 16th September at […] The post Long weekend – Pool still open! appeared first on

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  • Open Days at CERN this weekend 14 and 15 September 2019
    Open Days at CERN this weekend 14 and 15 September 2019

    On Saturday, 14 and Sunday, 15 September, CERN will open its doors to the public. Taking advantage of the second long shutdown of the Large Hadron Collider, the Laboratory will be offering visitors of all ages the exceptional opportunity to visit its facilities, discover its groundbreaking technologies, have fun with physics and meet the people who […] The post

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  • Public Debate on Nyon’s Future Population
    Public Debate on Nyon’s Future Population

    Nyon’s current population is around 22,000 and is predicted to grow to 30,000 within the next few years. What challenges will the town face if this happens? On Thursday 12th September 2019 there will be a public debate to discuss these challenges. The debate will take place from 19:30 – 21:00 at the Salle du […] The post Public Debate on Nyon’s Future Population ap

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  • A Dark Sky Night in Nyon on the 26th September
    A Dark Sky Night in Nyon on the 26th September

    The town of Nyon will be participating in “La Nuit est Belle” movement on the 26th September and  will turn off the public lighting in the town (where it is safe to do so). Others communes of Tannay, Crassier, Prangins, Vich, Gilly, Rolle, Le Vaud, Gingins and Chéserex are also taking part in this event. […] The post A Dark Sky Night in Nyon on the 26th September

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  • Swimming classes in warm water for adults & children – Starts September
    Swimming classes in warm water for adults & children – Starts September

    As summer is coming to an end, there’s a chance for both children and adults to learn how to swim in an indoor pool and be ready for the next summer season. The friendly swimming instructors at Clinique la Lignière speak English and will be giving classes ranging from complete beginner to advanced stages of swimming. This indoor […] The post

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  • New to Nyon? A Chance to meet new people at the IWCN activities Fair

    New to Nyon? Here’s a chance for women to meet other women at the IWCN (International Women’s Club of Nyon) activities fair. The IWCN is a non-profit organisation for English-speaking women residing in Nyon and the surrounding region. Its purpose is to promote friendly contacts among women of all nationalities through multiple activities and to help facilitate […] The post

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