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  • Caribana reveal part of line-up for 2020 – The Offspring, Rudimental and more
    Caribana reveal part of line-up for 2020 – The Offspring, Rudimental and more

    Caribana Festival has announced part of the line-up for 2020 The Offspring from the U.S, playing on Wednesday 17th June, Five Seconds of Summer from Australia  on Thursday 18th, and Rudimental from the UK playing on the 19th, are just some of the artists on the programme. Check the other bands and artists here. Note […] The post Caribana reveal part of line-up for 2020 – The Offspring, Rud...

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  • 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 Young Adults from ...

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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 appeared first on Livin...

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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 appeared first on Livi...

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  • Festive Fair at the Old Train Station in Céligny – Fri 15 and Sat 16 Nov
    Festive Fair at the Old Train Station in Céligny – Fri 15 and Sat 16 Nov

    The Christmas season is approaching and to get us all in a festive mood, Miss Daisy Fresh Dutch Flowers are e holding a “Noël à la Gare” fair at the old train station of Céligny, on Friday 15 November from 10:00 -20:30 and Saturday 16 from 10:00 -17:30. See our previous article about this local […] The post Festive Fair at the Old Train Station in Céligny – Fri 15 and Sat 16 Nov app...

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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 Pop-Up Shop appeared first on Li...

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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 Concert in Rolle “In Reme...

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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 11th October appear...

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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 October appeared fi...

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  • Victorinox Opens A New Brand Store In Lausanne
    Victorinox Opens A New Brand Store In Lausanne

    Victorinox is the symbol of Swiss ingenuity since 1884. Decade after decade, the Swiss brand remains truthful to its core values of quality, functionality and iconic design. This month, Victorinox opened a new brand store in the heart of Lausanne. It is the second store in “Suisse Romande”, the French-speaking area of Switzerland. Lausanne And Rue De Bourg, The Place To Be. The municipality...

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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 October appeared first on Li...

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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 [...

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  • The implications of Brexit for UK nationals in Switzerland – Roadshow 3rd October
    The implications of Brexit for UK nationals in Switzerland – Roadshow 3rd October

    The British Embassy in Berne will be holding a Roadshow in Geneva on Thursday 3 October 2019 for UK nationals in the area. They will give updates on the implications of Brexit for the citizen’s rights of UK nationals living in Switzerland. The event will begin with a brief introduction and then representatives of the […] The post The implications of Brexit for UK nationals in Switzerland ...

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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 September – Château de Prangin...

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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 appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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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 appeared first on Livin...

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  • Children’s Birthday Parties in Nyon’s castle & museums. Heritage weekend
    Children’s Birthday Parties in Nyon’s castle & museums. Heritage weekend

    If any parents are looking for an unusual venue for a children’s birthday party, did you know that all three of Nyon’s museums (the Roman museum, the Château and the Léman Museum) offer a 45 minute birthday party package for up to 12 children? How about a party where children (from 07-12 years old) can […] The post Children’s Birthday Parties in Nyon’s castle & museums. Heritage...

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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 Open Days at CERN this weekend...

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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 appeared first on Living...

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