Sports Day Fair and Ben Elton Play

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Sports Day Fair at Geneva English School on Saturday 6th June from 12:30 – 15:30 The annual Sports Day at the Geneva English School is an ideal opportunity to see the school “in action”. It’s also a fun day out, there will be a BBQ, face painting and lots more, see poster below and a short video about the school. The event welcomes […]

Victorian tour of Geneva by Diccon Bewes Sat 28 March – Win Paléo Tickets

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On Saturday 28th March, Diccon Bewes will be giving a guided Victorian tour of Geneva. The tour begins at 15:00 (meet at Payot bookshop in Cornavin railway station at 14:30). Diccon is the author of the very successful books  “Swiss Watching”,  (“a best book of 2010” – Financial Times) and  “Slow Train to Switzerland” Diccon comments on all things Swiss […]

From Blues to Big Fox to Burning the Bonhomme – Events this weekend

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Friday 20th March – Blues concert – Zakiya Hooker (daughter of John Lee Hooker) will be singing tonight at the Château of  Coppet – Details here Writing Workshop in English  Saturday 21st March –  Writing workshop in Geneva in English at the Geneva Writers’ Group. The subject will be  “Writing Folk Tales”.  See how “Once upon a time… ” opens 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 […]

Sirens to sound today – “Happy” Pharrell Williams videos in Lausanne and Geneva

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Photo above – Council workers pruning trees down by Nyon lake side Siren testing today Don’t panic if you hear sirens sounding today 5th February between 13:30 and 14:00 in the Nyon area, this is the annual siren testing which takes place  on the first Wednesday of February.  See more info here on the reason […]