Paléo – Daniel Rossellat is “philosophical about the rain”

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Important info for festival-goers –  Due to heavy rain many of the car-parks will be closed today (Tuesday 21 July). It is advised to take public transport to the festival.    The following post has been written by Jonas Parson. Jonas is a student at the university of Lausanne and has been covering the Paléo […]

Traffic alterations during roadworks in Nyon – CATS next GAOS production.

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There will be approximately three months of roadworks between the intersection of the Chemin d’Eysins and de la Fontaine (near the shopping centre Porte de Nyon). For full details and a map of the roadworks planned see here. http://www.nyon.ch/fr/actualite/reamenagement-du-carrefour-a-lintersection-des-chemins-deysins-et-de-la-fontaine-691-93312 The box office is now open for online bookings for the musical Cats – the next […]

Easter holiday suggestions in Nyon, from museums to church services, music and movies

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Here are a few suggestions on what to do around the town over the next few days.  Wander around Nyon and check out the fountains which have been decorated by local groups and associations. Also take a look at some of the lovely flowers around the area. Don’t forget the Tulip Festival in Morges. Head […]

Easter Market on Sunday, Decorated Fountains around town

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This Sunday the 13th April, it’s the Easter market in Nyon. There will be stalls in the Rive area of town and activities. Locally produced goods for sale from 08:00 to 18:30 Also check out the decorated fountains around Nyon, an annual tradition at this time of year. Photo below of a decorated fountain in […]

Visions du Réel programme revealed, tickets now on sale

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The posters and signs for the Visions due Réel film festival have now gone up around Nyon and the festival programme has now been revealed. Tickets to films are now available for purchase. The festival takes place  from the 25th April to the 3rd May. Printed programmes can be found around the town, in the tourist […]

Open Day at Conservatoire, Support a sponsored hike by a St Cergue resident

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Tomorrow Saturday 5th April it’s Open Day/ Portes Ouvertes at the Conservatoire de L’Ouest Vaudois in both Nyon and Morges, from 10:00 to 16:00. This prestigious music school will be open for the public to visit to find out more about the school’s courses.  Adults and children alike can learn about playing  an instrument from guitar […]

Useful Swiss Consumer Programme – From Scams to Dried mushrooms, Toothbrushes and Tea.

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If you are interested in consumer issues and want to know more about the products you buy here in French speaking Switzerland, it’s worth taking a look at the weekly television programme called ABE (A Bon Entendeur) presented by Manuelle Pernod and broadcast on Tuesday evenings on RTS1 at 20:10 A regular look at the […]

Balcony or Big Plot of Land? Gardening Tips and Advice for the Geneva/ Vaud area.

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Whether you have a small balcony at 400 metres in Nyon, or a big plot of land at 1,000 metres high up in St Cergue, if you are in need of some excellent gardening advice for this part of the world, then look no further than the Swiss Gardening School. The school’s tag line is “Lessons in […]

Nyon now has its own “Happy” video

After the recent production of videos made in Lausanne and Geneva to the backing track of “Happy” by Pharrell Williams, it was only a matter of time before Nyon produced its own film. Here it is below, you may recognise some familiar faces and places, from the Roman columns, to the man who sells roasted […]

Fast following on Facebook of Nyon site

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Fast following on Facebook of Nyon site! Just one week ago a new Facebook site (in French) sprang up called “T’es de Nyon si….” (“You are from Nyon if…”) This site had a few hundred members in the first day,  seven days later it has over 4,800 members, many of these members are using the site […]