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IMPRESS YOUR GUESTS


INTERESTING SNIPPETS OF HISTORY by Vivian Holding   A walk around Geneva with visiting guests this Easter is a great way to walk off your excessive lunch time feast and chocolate over-indulgence. Why not impress them with these interesting snippets of history about Geneva?   THE OLD TOWN Geneva’s Official Tree How do Genevans know it’s Spring? They use their…

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5 REASONS TO ATTEND THE GENEVA WRITERS’ CONFERENCE


WHAT IS THE GENEVA WRITERS’ CONFERENCE? by Chené Koscielny     The 11th Geneva Writers’ Conference takes place 2nd-4th March 2018.  It is a full weekend of workshops and panels led by authors, agents, editors, and publishers from around the world. It is organised by the Geneva Writers Group – an international association of writers. Their goal is to bring together…

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5 TOP THINGS TO SEE AT THE GENEVA INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SHOW


GENEVE 88TH INTERNATIONAL MOTOR SHOW – WIN TICKETS! #GimsSwiss by Chené Koscielny Fast cars, flying cars, super cars, driverless cars, energy efficient cars, all the latest trends and every gadget a petrol head needs – await you at the 88th Geneva International Motor Show.     The annual Geneva International Motor Show, which takes place from Thursday 8th until Sunday 18th…

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5 WAYS TO HALVE YOUR HOUSEHOLD WASTE


REDUCE HOUSEHOLD WASTE – ZERO WASTE WORKSHOPS IN GENEVA by Dorinda Phillips from Zero Waste Switzerland   How often do you take your rubbish out at home? Once a day, once a week or once every 6 months? Yes, you read that correctly. Six months! I remember my reaction when I first heard someone say “I empty my bin every 6 months!”.…

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Antigel 2018

TOP THINGS TO SEE AT ANTIGEL 2018


ANTIGEL 2018 TOP THINGS TO SEE: A GUIDE FOR ENGLISH-SPEAKERS by Chené Koscielny WIN FESTIVAL PASSES FOR 4 DIFFERENT ANTIGEL EVENTS! (See COMPETITION info at end of our article)  WHAT IS ANTIGEL? The annual Antigel Festival – in its 8th year in Geneva – offers an interesting blend of music, sport, dance, culture, clubbing and creation for all ages.  …

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NEW YEAR, NEW SKILLS?


TIME TO MAKE A CHANGE LEARN A NEW SKILL – ADULT LEARNING GENEVA by Vivian Holding   How are your New Year’s resolutions holding up? Whether you’d like to get yourself in shape and take up a new sport, learn a new skill, change direction in your career or finally conquer your fear of speaking French – our round-up of…

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12TH-18TH JANUARY 2018


TOP 10 THINGS TO DO THIS WEEK   There is more than enough to keep you busy this week from our selection – so get out there and enjoy what’s on offer!   Don’t forget to SIGN UP to get Things to do in Geneva delivered to your inbox every week. If you’d like your event to be considered for listing,…

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KING FOR A DAY


THE GALETTE DES ROIS   by Vivian Holding   Just when you thought that the festive feasting and over-indulging was over and done with – along comes the traditional Galette des Rois. So hold the diet resolution a little longer – this is one tradition worth celebrating! You’ll find Galettes des Rois popping up in supermarkets and boulangeries at this…

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