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 […]

Swiss scenes by local artist – Ideal for a gift or a souvenir

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If you are looking for a a souvenir of Switzerland, a gift for a friend or colleague, or simply a work of art for your own home, then it’s worth taking a look at the work and gallery of local artist Rita Mancesti.  This gallery, named Artiswiss is located under the lovely old arcades in the village […]

English Theatre begins in Coppet this week, Conference on Tomatis in Rolle

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“The Little Foxes” by Lillian Hellman and directed by Charles Slovenski, begins on Tuesday 12th November at the Théâtre de Terre Sainte in Coppet  until the 16th November. Performances on Tuesday to Friday at 20:00. on Saturday at 19:00.    This theatre has a nice bar for a pre-show drink! Free bubbly after the show on […]

As You Like It – Shakespeare (in English) in Coppet next week

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Next week Shakespeare comes to Coppet with a production of “As you like it” by GEDS, (Geneva English Drama Society)   at the Thèatre de Terre Sainte. This is a lovely theatre with a nice bar for that pre-theatre drink ! Read on for a description of the play and for booking details. As You Like […]

“My week with Marilyn” at cinema tonight, Macbeth and Madame de Stael performed in open air this week


A reminder to readers that tonight (Tuesday 19 June) it’s the English movie night at the cinema of Nyon. The film to be schown is  “My Week with Marilyn“. The film portrays the making of the 1957 film “The Prince and the Showgirl”, and stars Marilyn Monroe (Williams) and Laurence Olivier (Branagh).  The film starts at 20:30 […]

A View from the Bridge – Play in English in Coppet plus other events coming up

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 There are lots of events happening in the first weeks of November in the Nyon region, here are a few listed below.  Plus, the Living in Nyon November newsletter is due to be sent out in the next couple of days, if you would like to receive it, just sign up in the subscription box in the box to […]

“Living along Lac Léman” book is now for sale! – The perfect gift for everyone.

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Tuesday evening in Nyon saw the official launch of  the book “Living along Lac Léman”. Thankyou so much to all those who came to the Villa Thomas at the COV for the vernissage/launch. Photos above. Happy book fans!   The venue in the stunning lake side setting made it the perfect place to launch the book. It also gave readers of […]

Fête de la Musique in Nyon, Prangins, Rolle, Morges and Geneva.

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Along with lots of other events going on this weekend, the Bol D’or, Shakespeare at the Chateau of Prangins, “Bike Day” - see previous posts below for more details of these events, it is also the Fête de la Musique in Nyon on Saturday 18th (and also on the 21st), and over the weekend in local towns (on […]

Jardins en Fête in Coppet a success – Photos and report

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Every year in May, “Les Jardins en Fête” organise a stunning display of nature, flowers and plants at the Château de Coppet. English Botanical photographer Catherine Lewis, went to the fête and photographed some of the displays. She has kindly sent some of these photos and a short report about the day to Living in Nyon.   Catherine says: […]