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 […]

Big Brocante this weekend, “Hairspray” musical next week, 1st night Luna Classics a success

Pirates

It’s the annual big Brocante this  Saturday and Sunday in Nyon and it’s also the Fête des Pirates! Take a free trip on the lake on the piarate’s Nyolue boat! Stands, food and fun. Details here Note it is also the last few days of the open air cinema in Nyon. The film showing tonight Friday 22nd […]

Stage set for Luna Classics, FAR festival underway and Jval Rock Festival next week

FAR 2014

The Luna Tent has now been installed alongside the château of Nyon and the stage is set for the start of Luna Classics, the prestigious classical music and arts festival which will run from the 19th – 31st August in the town. The opening night’s performance under the big “moon” tent will be Nelson Goerner on piano, Paul Meyer on clarinette with […]

Book and Literary events in English – Book fair in Morges in September, Reading group in Crans, Writers’ Group in Geneva

LLQ

If you are interested in all things literary, then you are spoiled for choice in the Geneva and Vaud area.  Not only is the area home to a large and important writers’ group (covering both fiction and non-fiction – see below), a reading group in Crans that is open to the public, but in a few weeks, the fabulous […]

Easter holiday suggestions in Nyon, from museums to church services, music and movies

Easter Message for LIN copy

Here are a few suggestions on what to do around the town over the next few days.  Wander around Nyon and check out the fountains which have been decorated by local groups and associations. Also take a look at some of the lovely flowers around the area. Don’t forget the Tulip Festival in Morges. Head […]

Interview with local Swiss Olympic Athlete – Lea Sprunger, plus new Semi-Marathon for la Côte area!

Lea Sprunger

Living in Nyon is delighted to publish this article written by Rachel Frei Bandieri. Rachel is a performance coach and sports trainer and and earlier this year she interviewed local resident and Swiss Olympic athlete Lea Sprunger. Lea lives in the pretty village of Gingins above Nyon and back  in 2012 she competed in the […]

Crime and Mystery Novel Evening – hear from Ex-Chief of police and a Crime novelist

Pcornee zoomed

Do you enjoy reading and want to meet up with other readers to talk about books, recommend books and hear lectures by authors? The next “Rencontre a la Page” encounter is in a series of events that occur throughout the year and which are held mainly in Nyon and Gland and part of La Page […]

Comedy in English – Baby with the Bathwater

Geds Baby with Bathwater

Like many new parents, Helen and John are not quite sure what to do with their newborn. What should they name it? What should they do when it cries? How do they deal with a deranged nanny, a baby-snatching house guest, and a slavering German shepherd with a penchant for eating babies? All the usual […]

From winter sledging to the business of football, to reaction on Sunday’s immigration vote

Nyon 038

1260+ (1260 is the post code of Nyon)  is a  selection of interesting articles chosen from other English information sites and blogs here in Switzerland. Some articles feature places around the Nyon area, some are on places or events to be found further afield. We have also chosen a selection of articles commenting on Sunday’s recent vote […]

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

Rita Mancesti Gallery close up

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 […]