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 […]

The English in Switzerland on radio/ Free entry to museums Jan 1/2 and Happy New Year!

New Year 2013

2013 is drawing to a close and Living in Nyon would like to wish readers “Meilleurs Voeux pour la Nouvelle Année”  and a Very Happy New Year!  Don’t forget to “like” the Living in Nyon Facebook page, to follow us on Twitter and to subscribe to the newsletter (see box on the right hand side […]

Free tickets for New Year’s Masked Ball and Merry Christmas from Living in Nyon!

New Year's eve

Seasons Greetings and a Very Merry Christmas from Living in Nyon!   Church services, New Year’s Eve party and more late night shopping. Tonight (Monday 23rd December) there will be another late shopping night in Nyon. Shops will be open until 22:00. The late night shopping event last Friday was great fun, not only were […]

Reminder – late night shopping in Nyon tonight until 22:00

Shop window

If you haven’t done your Christmas shopping yet, then you can take advantage of “Les Nocturnes” late night shopping in Nyon tonight (the 20th December) until 22:00.   Plus on Sunday, small family shops will be open in the town between 10:00 and 18:00.        

Where to buy a turkey for Christmas and late night shopping in Nyon

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Throughout the year Living in Nyon receives many local retail questions and particularly in December on where to by a turkey for Christmas. Most large supermarkets and the Manor supermarket in Chavanne centre sell turkeys (turkey/une dinde in French), however, Living in Nyon’s favourite place to shop is the Marc Deblue butcher in the centre of […]

From Christmas Markets to Jazz Carols to presents for Paléo

Jazz carols 2013

There are plenty of Christmas related activities going on in the area right now, here are three,  plus an idea for a Christmas present offered by Paléo! It’s the Christmas market in Nyon down by the lake side this Sunday 8th December from 08:00- 18.30.   Stalls, food etc  more info here The Christmas market in Morges […]

Interview with Swiss Press Photographer of the Year – Two major Photo Exhibitions in Prangins


Tomorrow the 8th November two new major photo exhibitions will open both under one roof at the Château de Prangins; Swiss Press Photo 2013 and World Press Photo 2103. In the Swiss Press Photo exhibition, over  175  photographers submitted 2, 825 images to the competition portraying momentous events from 2012. Swiss Photographer Laurent Gilliéron (who […]

Free tickets for two concerts at Usine a Gaz in December. Local events in November


There are five pairs of free concert tickets up for grabs at the “Usine a Gaz”  to the Shantal and Bucovina Club Orkestra on Friday 6th December and 5 pairs of tickets  to the special DJ  90′s dance night “Coquillages and Crustaces” in Nyon on Saturday 7th December. For those who haven’t been to the […]

La Côte Personality 2012 Award, Les Hivernales Rock’n’Beat Festival this Weekend

Courtesy Samuel Fromhold -  André Rosé and Nuria Gorite, winners of the award

The La Côte  “personality of the year” Award  At the end of last year, the local newspaper La Côte decided to host a competition to elect the most influential personality of the year in the la Côte region. This competition was part of  the newspaper’s aim to establish its role as an important player on the […]

Soul, Hip Hop band tonight at Usine a Gaz, “Featherlike” at La Parenthèse, Swiss Press Photo 2012 finishes 24 Feb.

Feather like

  Photo above – from Swiss Press Photo 2012 exhibition in Prangins. Courtesy – Château de Prangins Here are a couple of selection of music events coming up this weekend in Nyon.   Also on the 28th Feb, it’s the start of Les Hivernales music festival  in venues around the town- see website here (more on […]