Living in Nyon


  • Young Adults from 15 countries currently visiting Nyon and putting on a show
    Young Adults from 15 countries currently visiting Nyon and putting on a show

    Show in Nyon – Thursday 28th and Friday 29th November – 20:00 103 multi-talented young adults (from 15 different countries) are currently visiting Nyon and staying with 50+ host families. Along with doing roughly 1,000 hours of volunteer work, they will also be providing leadership workshops to students in various schools in the area. “Up with People” […] The post

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  • Silent Disco at Nyon Ice Rink – Saturday 23rd November
    Silent Disco at Nyon Ice Rink – Saturday 23rd November

    Nyon’s ice rink is now open and on Saturday 23rd November it is holding a Silent Disco from 18:30 – 23:00 Entry is free – just CHF 5 for adults, CHF 3 for children to rent skates. There will be three different kinds of music on offer on Canal Bleu – électro, pop-rock, hip-hop, 90’s, Canal […] The post Silent Disco at Nyon Ice Rink – Saturday 23rd November

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  • Meet Ups – Toastmasters Nov 27 –  Wine Loving Women in Nyon – Dec 6th
    Meet Ups – Toastmasters Nov 27 – Wine Loving Women in Nyon – Dec 6th

    The Christmas lights were being strung up around Nyon on Monday afternoon. The festive season is around the corner! For those new to Nyon and would like to meet other people. Did you know there are several Meet Up group events in the area? Improve your Public Speaking skills The first is on November 27th […] The post Meet Ups – Toastmasters Nov 27

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  • Fondue Festival 15- 17 November in Tartegnin
    Fondue Festival 15- 17 November in Tartegnin

    The 3rd World Fondue festival will take place in the pretty village of Tartegnin from Friday 15 – Sunday 17th November 2019. There will be a series of events over the three days and a competition to find the world’s fondue making champion! Sunday is family day at the festival. More details on the website (in […] The post Fondue Festival 15- 17 November in Tartegnin

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  • Chamber Orchestra and Young Musicians play together – Concert 17 Nov
    Chamber Orchestra and Young Musicians play together – Concert 17 Nov

    Classical concert Sunday 17th Nov in Nyon with the Da Capo Chamber Orchestra – Free entry Contemporary music, Vivaldi, Haydn, Bach and more. When it comes to music, we are spoilt for choice in this region. Not only do we have Paléo, one of Europe’s premier popular music festivals on our doorstep, but we also […] The post Chamber Orchestra and

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  • Looking for local creators – Christmas Pop-Up Shop
    Looking for local creators – Christmas Pop-Up Shop

    Know-it-all market place is looking for local creators/vendors to sell their wares in its 4th Geneva pop-up shop in the run up to Christmas. If you are a creator that makes handcrafted goods then contact Know-it-all marketplace here. You only need to be present one day out of the 28 open days and there will […] The post Looking for local creators – Christmas Po

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  • Autumn by the lake in Nyon – Arts Day on 9th November
    Autumn by the lake in Nyon – Arts Day on 9th November

    The main tourist season has come to an end in Nyon. The large CGN ferries that depart from Nyon have now gone into dry dock and the lake area is a little quieter, however there are smaller boats operating over to Yvoire and there are still events happening in and around the town and by […] The post Autumn by the lake in Nyon – Arts Day on 9th November ap

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  • Garage Rock and Jazz on Friday 25th, Modern Classical music 1st Nov
    Garage Rock and Jazz on Friday 25th, Modern Classical music 1st Nov

    Halloween is approaching – how about going to see a band called Fangclub?! NME said this about this garage rock band from Dublin – “Fangclub are a fully formed thrash pop monster; melodic, frenzied and phenomenal”. They will be playing at the Parenthèse on Friday 25th October at 22:00. Free entry. See video below Jazz […] The post Garage Rock

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  • Gala Concert in Rolle “In Remembrance”- 9th November
    Gala Concert in Rolle “In Remembrance”- 9th November

    A gala concert  ‘In Remembrance’ will take place at the Rosey Concert Hall in Rolle on Saturday 9th November at 20:00. Commemorating the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War and the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy in 1944, this concert is in aid of the Invictus Games Foundation. Founded by HRH Prince […] The post Gala Con

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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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