Living in Nyon


  • Jazz Carols – Saturday 14th December 2019 in Nyon
    Jazz Carols – Saturday 14th December 2019 in Nyon

    The 9th Jazz Carols event in Nyon organised by La Côte church. A creative “twist” on many loved and well-known Christmas Carols. From 19:00 – 22:00 at the Temple in Nyon on Saturday 14th December. Admission free, reservation required – link here The post Jazz Carols – Saturday 14th December 2019 in Nyon appeared first on

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  • Monday Movie – “Le Mans” in English at Nyon cinema
    Monday Movie – “Le Mans” in English at Nyon cinema

    Film, Le Mans and advance tickets for Star Wars in Nyon The Monday movie in English at Nyon cinema on the the 2nd December will be “Le Mans”, starring Matt Damon and Christian Bale. Screenings at 17:30 and 20:30 – Tickets here Synopsis  -The true story of a team of eccentric American engineers led by […] The post Monday Movie – “Le Mans” in English at Nyon cinema

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  • The Léman Express – New Rail Network to Launch on 15th December
    The Léman Express – New Rail Network to Launch on 15th December

    Day out to Annecy or Evian-les-Bains, by train from Coppet! The New Léman Express is due to launch on the 15th December 2019. This is a massive new rail network (work began over 8 years ago!) and it will extend across Geneva and Vaud and into neighbouring France. Léman Express trains are timed to coordinate […] The post The Léman Express – New Rail

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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

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  • News from elsewhere – From ban on polluting vehicles to skiing and Scrabble
    News from elsewhere – From ban on polluting vehicles to skiing and Scrabble

    Polluting Cars, Early season skiing, La Côte, Helicopter pilots in Alps, Ice Climbing, Nyon TV and more. From time to time, Living in Nyon highlights articles from other websites in Switzerland that readers may find interesting or useful. Photo above – C.Nelson-Pollard. Coppet as seen from the train, en-route to Geneva. Ban on Polluting cars […] 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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  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Coppet –  26 – 30 November
    A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Coppet – 26 – 30 November

    The Geneva English Drama Society will be performing “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (in winter!), in English, from the 26th – 30th November at the Théâtre de Terre-Sainte in Coppet. Details, timings and tickets here. The post A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Coppet – 26 – 30 November appeared first on

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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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  • World Press Photo and Swiss Press Photo 2019 now in Prangins
    World Press Photo and Swiss Press Photo 2019 now in Prangins

    Once a year, the Château of Prangins hosts two important photo exhibitions: World Press Photo and Swiss Press Photo. The World Press Photo exhibition showcases the best press photos taken across the world. For the 2019 contest, 78,801 photos were submitted from 120 countries. They were then whittled down over a period of three weeks […] The post Wor

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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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  • English books at Nyon library – Free to borrow
    English books at Nyon library – Free to borrow

    A reminder to all readers that Nyon’s own public library at Avenue Viollier 10, has a small, but interesting selection of English books and CDs that can be borrowed for free by members of the public (not just Nyon residents). The adult library has a room with a photocopier, a coffee machine, newspapers, magazines, Wi-Fi […] The post English books at Nyon library –

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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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  • Arts Day in Nyon Sat 9th Nov – Peek into Artist’s studios around town!
    Arts Day in Nyon Sat 9th Nov – Peek into Artist’s studios around town!

    The 2019 Arts Day (Journée des Arts) will take place in Nyon this Saturday 9th November. It’s a great chance to take a look behind the scenes of 20 artists and photographers’ studios, to see their work and chat to the artists themselves. From the massive canvases produced by Nyon artist Bernard Garo, to the […] The post Arts Day in Nyon Sat 9t

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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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  • (CPR) for Babies, Children & Adults – 30 Nov in Nyon
    (CPR) for Babies, Children & Adults – 30 Nov in Nyon

    Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course (in English) in Nyon. This practical Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course, is expanded over four hours to include techniques for saving a baby, child or adult’s life. Using realistic manikins, participants learn how to recognise signs and symptoms of a heart attack and stroke, the first aid for choking and much more. […] The post

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