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  • Literary and Writers’ Events Coming up
    Literary and Writers’ Events Coming up

    The Bibliotopia Literary Weekend will take place from the 4th to the 6th May at the Jan Michalski Foundation in Montricher. Some events are in French, others in English or German. See programme here. If you have never visited this literary centre/foundation, it is the most extraordinary modern building set high up in the hills […] The post Literary and Writers’ Events Com

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  • Happy Easter to all Readers!
    Happy Easter to all Readers!

    A Very Happy Easter to all Readers! The photos below are of some of the fountains around Nyon. They are an Easter tradition in the town and have been decorated by local clubs and associations. Check out the Maitre Jacques statue in a Paléo shirt or the fountain decorated by the children at La Maison […] The post Happy Easter to all Readers! appeared first on

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  • Guided Tours of Nyon – Cultural Tours, History Tours and More
    Guided Tours of Nyon – Cultural Tours, History Tours and More

    Nyon Tourism Office organises various tours for both residents and visitors throughout the year. The next tours coming up soon are a cultural tour on the 28th April and a history of the town tour on the 16th May. Meet in front on the château at 14:00. Please register in advance. Details in flyer below.  […] The post Guided Tours of Nyon – Cultural Tou

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  • Musical in English in Nyon 3-5th May
    Musical in English in Nyon 3-5th May

    The Geneva Amateur Operatic Society Spring 2019 production will take place  the Théâtre de Marens in Nyon on the 3rd, 4th and 5th of May. “Into the Woods” is a musical which intertwines the plots of several fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm and Charles Perrault, with the main characters taken from Little Red Riding Hood, […] The post Musical in English in Nyon 3-5th May

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  • Easter Market in Nyon – Sat 13 and Sunday 14 April
    Easter Market in Nyon – Sat 13 and Sunday 14 April

    There will be an Easter Market in Nyon on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th April from 08:30 -18:30 along the Rue de Rive. Stands, artisanal products, workshops for children. The post Easter Market in Nyon – Sat 13 and Sunday 14 April appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Football Camps for Children over Easter in Nyon
    Football Camps for Children over Easter in Nyon

    Inter Soccer Football Camps over Easter in Nyon Children aged 3 to 13 can take part in InterSoccer Easter Camps at Colovray Sports Centre in Nyon from 15 – 18 April. These holiday camps can be booked for a full week, or for single days. For 5 to 13-year-olds, there will be a full day […] The post Football Camps for Children over Easter in Nyon appeared first

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  • Discussions after films at Visions du Réel
    Discussions after films at Visions du Réel

    The Visions du Réel film festival is well underway, however, there are still four full days to go of documentaries to be seen in both Nyon and Gland. One of the interesting parts of this festival is to be able to listen to the filmmakers discuss their films after they have been screened with members […] The post Discussions after films at Visions du Réel appeared first on

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  • Australia and America feature in 4 films in Nyon – Visions du Réel 2019
    Australia and America feature in 4 films in Nyon – Visions du Réel 2019

    Visions du Réel, Nyon’s documentary film festival takes a look at the Americas and Australia. Here are four films being shown on Saturday 6th, Sunday 7th, Monday 8th, and Wednesday 10th April in Nyon and Gland. Dreams of the Outback Saturday 6 April, 18:30, Grande Salle and Sunday 7 April, 10:15, Grande Salle. Click here In the […] The post Australia and America fea

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  • Chocolate Festival in Versoix – 6 and 7 April
    Chocolate Festival in Versoix – 6 and 7 April

    If you love chocolate you’ll love Festichoc! This two-day free festival in Versoix has chocolate stands galore, artisanal chocolate makers, sculptures in chocolate, competitions, a treasure hunt for children, little trains that run during the festival, lots of fun for the family and chocoholics! This festival is very popular, taking public transport is recommended. More […] The post Chocolat

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  • Repair Café in Nyon – Saturday 6th April
    Repair Café in Nyon – Saturday 6th April

    There will be a repair café in Nyon on Saturday 6th April at the L’Asse déchèterie (recycling centre) at Chemin du Marais 2. This is an ideal chance to get a small item repaired or revamped. There will be volunteers on hand to fix items such as lamps, telephones, battery operated items, suitcases, toys etc. […] The post Repair Café in Nyon – Saturday 6th April appeared first on

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  • Spring and Easter Pop-Up Event – 5th/6th April
    Spring and Easter Pop-Up Event – 5th/6th April

    “Miss Daisy”, a local business with a flower subscription service (see our previous article here) is organising a Spring/Easter pop-up in Céligny on Friday the 5th from 10:00 -19:00 and Saturday 6th April from 10:00 -17:00. Easter arrangements to order, Spring flowers, candles lots to cheer up a garden table! Details in the poster below. The post Spring and Easter Pop-Up Event – 5th/6th Apr

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  • Music from U.S. 1st April, Nyon’s Film Festival opens 4th April to the Public
    Music from U.S. 1st April, Nyon’s Film Festival opens 4th April to the Public

    Colin Stetson, musician, saxophonist from the U.S will be performing at the Temple of Nyon on Monday 1st of April at 20:00. He is a  regular collaborator with Arcade Fire, Bon Iver etc.  Seated event. This is a Usine à Gaz production (the Usine à Gaz is Nyon’s music/cultural centre and its building is currently being […] The post Music from U.S. 1st April, Nyon

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  • “Boy Erased” – Monday Movie film in English – 25th March
    “Boy Erased” – Monday Movie film in English – 25th March

    The Monday Movie film in English at Nyon cinema on the 25th March will be “Boy Erased”, starring Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Lucas Hedges, and Joel Edgerton. Screening at 20:30. Synopsis – The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion programme after being forcibly outed to his parents. The post “Boy Erased” – Monday Movie film in Englis

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  • Vote on Nyon Taxes this weekend
    Vote on Nyon Taxes this weekend

    This Sunday the 17th March, there will be a local vote on an increase in Nyon taxes. Readers may have seen posters around the town saying “oui” or “non”, both for and against this proposal. So what does it all mean? Here is one explanation by Bob Jenefsky, a member of the conseil communal in […] The post Vote on Nyon Taxes this weekend appeared first on

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  • Living in Nyon News – Announcement to Readers
    Living in Nyon News – Announcement to Readers

    Change of Publication Date for this Site Notice to readers and advertisers – English above, French below.  Living in Nyon has now been running for 10 years. We have thousands of readers, a big email subscriber list and last year we saw record visitor numbers to the site. From the 1st April 2019 (not an April […] The post Living in Nyon News – Announcement to Readers appeared first on

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  • 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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