English Authors at Morges Literary Festival/Mobile Phone Day in Nyon


The Morges Literary festival gets bigger and better each year and this year there is a good selection of English speaking authors on the line up either speaking individually about their work, or taking part in panel sessions and debates with other authors.  Debates take place at the festival along the lakeside, in the old town or on the CGN ferry boats which […]

Elevator Business Pitches, Nyon’s Wine Cellar Opens and Family Musical

Roulotte vernissage

Here is an eclectic mix of news and events coming up in the Nyon area and further afield. There will be a “Vernissage” at the Roulotte (the converted railway carriage behind the railway station) tonight,Thursday the 27th August at 18:00 featuring the artwork of Jean Claude-Bordier. The vernissage will then be followed by a Blue Grass concert by the band “Crazy […]

“Pirates” on the Lake and Two days of Brocante – Nyon this weekend


This weekend it’s the Fête des Pirates in Nyon, and this year, sees the “Noble Confrérie of Pirates of the Rive” (a local charitable association) celebrate their 50th anniversary. This association organises events throughout the year, and aims to maintain local traditions along the lakeside. Readers may have seen the pirates dresssed in stripey tops and neckerchiefs around the town. […]

Fireworks and Nyon Castle lit up red for 1st August

Cropped Swiss buns

There will be fireworks at 22:15 on the 1st August at Nyon’s lakeside to celebrate Swiss National Day. Nyon château will also be lit up red for the occasion.  Prior to the fireworks there will be an ceremony beginning at 19:00 at the Esplanade des Marroniers. At 19:40, there will be the ringing of bells, at 19:45 the presentation of […]

All Souls Orchestra and Jazz on Friday, Distillery of Bassins open to public on Saturday

All Souls Concert NYON

On Friday 17th July at 19:30 there will be an evening of music from the All Souls Orchestra  from London. This event will be held on outside on the patio of the L’Eglise de la Colombière in Rue de la Colombère in Nyon. Formed in 1972, the orchestra provides musical entertainment at official events and tours abroad and is an unique opportunity […]