L’Elastique Citrique celebrates its 20th anniversary, Church fair this weekend and more

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Started in 1994 by François and nini Pythoud, Nyon’s circus school has grown to become an important part of the cultural life in Nyon and the region. Over 300 children take circus classes there every week, and out of those half a dozen have continued to become professional circus artists. To celebrate their 20th, they […]

New location for Nyon post office – Nyon taxes , UEFA Open Day, Autumn Fairs and more

Musee du Leman

Local News New Post Office for Nyon  On the 12th September 2104 the post office in the centre of Nyon (at Place Bel -Air 5 ) will close its doors for the final time. The new office will open on Monday 15th September in Rue de la Morâche 9 in Nyon. Opening hours will remain the same. Monday-Friday […]

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 […]

Happy Easter To All Living In Nyon Readers! Decorated Fountains, Easter Celebrations And (Hopefully) The First Signs Of Spring…


        Decorated Fountains Around Nyon Walking around Nyon, you might have seen one of the numerous decorated fountains across town. A local tradition, the fountains are decorated each year at Easter by local schools, groups and shops, for the pleasure of all. A “treasure hunt” is organised around these fountains: each fountain […]

Go On A Cruise On Lake Leman For Easter, Circus Workshop And Shows


  Courtesy- cgn.ch Easter Cruise On Lake Leman Why not enjoy Easter Sunday on a cruise around Lake Leman, with a delicious meal prepared specially for the occasion! The menu costs 55.- per adult and 27.50 per child (6-12 year old). Phone +41 (0)848 811 848 to book. For the complete menu, see here   […]

Hello Switzerland magazine now out, Events – Fashion event, Monday film in English, Christmas Market, Trad Jazz, Nativity Service

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  There are a lot of activities going on in the Nyon and Geneva region at this time of year. Read on for a selection of these below. Winter issue of Hello Switzerland now out. The image above and in the banner on this post, is taken from the winter issue of  “Hello Switzerland” magazine. […]

Westlake Church celebrates 25 years this weekend – Public invited to join in celebrations on Sunday

Church building

Westlake Church Celebrates 25 Years this weekend -  Westlake Church will celebrate its 25th anniversary this weekend, the 13th and 14th of October. It is an event that reflects on its past, celebrates its present and looks toward its future. The public is warmly invited to the Westlake Nyon church service on Sunday the 14th […]

Local events coming up from a Ceilidh (Scottish Country Dance) to a Second Hand bike Sale

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Photo above: New sculptures outside Nyon chateau as part of the Visarte Vaud initative There is a new Nyon council leaflet which has been published for its residents and distributed around the town. The leaflet is a handy reference to many of the free local events coming up in the area until the end of September. For […]

Big Expat Fair and Career Fair this weekend in Lausanne – Reminder book signing today, other events

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On Sunday 6th November it’s the Leman Expat Fair. Over 120 Swiss and international businesses and services with experience in serving the English-speaking community will be in one place under the same roof at the Beaulieu in Lausanne. Whether you have just arrived in Switzerland, or have been here for a while, these fairs are a great way of finding out what’s […]

Big Spring Fair in Gingins on Saturday – plus Ploughmans Lunch and Afternoon Tea!

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This Saturday from 10:00 – 16:00 there will be a Big Spring Fair held in the the salle communale in the pretty village of Gingins, just a short drive from Nyon. There will be a variety of stalls at the fair, garden plants, arts and crafts,  bric a brac, cakes, childrens toys and games, books, […]