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The long-awaited return of our favourite, lovable bear – Paddington! Showing at Ciné 17 from 6th of December. English original version with subtitles.
WE GIVE AWAY 5 sets of 2 tickets to see any screening of Paddington 2 at Ciné 17 in Geneva.
Answer this simple question: What’s the name of Paddington’s favourite aunt?
Send your answer to info@thingstodoingeneva by Tuesday 5th of December at 10am. Winners will be informed by email.
Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen.
WHERE: Ciné 17, Geneva – read our article about this cosy cinema.
If you haven’t yet visited the gorgeous premises overlooking the lake in Mont-sur-Rolle, this is your chance. Enjoy a hot chocolate and admire their beautifully handmade advent wreaths at their advent wreath sale on Friday, 1st of December and Saturday, 2nd of December
WHEN: Friday, 1st of December and Saturday, 2nd of December
Stroll around the lovely quartier of Carouge – vin chaud or chocolat chaud in hand – and do your Christmas shopping at 180 different shops in a festive atmosphere during the open Sundays, which kick off this week. The shops will be open on Sunday 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th of December.
The GENEVA LUX festival of light – opens this Friday, 1st of December 2017.
Discover the beautiful fairy-like and festive light installations created by Swiss and international artists to light up the city during the next month in the centre of town. This year sees the addition of 11 new light creations.
WHERE: Geneva centre ville
WHEN: From the 1st of December until beginning of January
The Geneva Amateur Operatic Society’s winter’s production of the Wizard of Oz is on this weekend. The tale of a young girl and her dog trying to find their way home with the help of the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion, and including popular songs such as “Over the Rainbow” and “Follow the Yellow Brick Road”.
Friday 1st December 2017 at 8pm, Saturday 2nd December 2017 at 2pm and 6.30pm, Sunday 3rd December 2017 at 3pm.
MORE INFO:Click here to book tickets. Click here for the GAOS website.
If it’s adrenaline you’re after, don’t miss the 32nd Monster Energy Supercross motorcycle racing event in Geneva this weekend, the 1st and 2nd of December. Eight drivers, including the legendary Ricky Carmichael, will battle it out on the longest man-made piste in Europe. Jumps, thrills, spills, rock music and more…
The #CHIGENEVE, showcases the very best show jumpers and riders on the planet and has been awarded the world’s best equestrian competition 8 times. The show is part of the Rolex Grand Slam of Show Jumping.
Book your tickets now for the Golden Voices of Gospel concert – celebrating a century of Negro spirituals performed by the reverend Dwight Robson and his choir the Golden Voices of Gospel. Some of the most popular gospel songs will be performed including Amazing grace, Go down Moses, He’s got the whole world in his hand, Down by the riverside, When the saints go marching in.
WE GIVE AWAY 3 sets of 2 tickets for the night’s performance.
TO ENTER: Answer this questions:
Who leads the Golden Voices of Gospel choir?
Send your answers to email@example.com by Wednesday, the 6th of December. Winners will be informed by email.
WHERE:Theatre du Léman, Geneva
WHEN: Saturday, 9th December
COST: 50CHF per person.
THE BOLSHOI BALLET AT BALEXERT
Experience famous ballet performances streamed live from the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow at Pathé Cinema Balexert – Coming soon are The Nutcracker on Sunday 17th December 2017 and Romeo and Juliet on Sunday 21st January 2017. With over 250 dancers, the Bolshoi Ballet is one of the largest companies in the world. Click here to book tickets.