French artist Fabrice Jac is back in his hometown of Lyon. Detailed, graphic, torn, sutured… Expectations are running high for the artist’s first solo exhibition in three years.
Where to find good vinyl in Lyon? Our English contributor Simon walked around the 1st arrondissement to dig some cool records.
Our American contributor Lindsey shares her experience marching for science on Earth day in Lyon. Her first protest in France.
How to find the good hospital in Lyon when you don’t speak French ? Our English contributor Emma reports her first time to emergency centre.
Our Australian contributor Celeste gives her good ideas for a perfect lazy afternoon when Lyon steps into Spring.
Our contributor Martin ‘does the bus’ and discovers some of the hidden joys of Lyon’s public transport system
An Average Individual meets a few improbable pétanque players in the Croix Rousse
Every week, This Is Lyon interviews a member of the English speaking community. Here are Kiel Bonhomme’s favourite places.
Halfway across the world in Sydney, Australia, lies my little home… but here in Lyon lies my heart! I’m Celeste, a 21-year old student studying at Lyon Lumiere II for 2017, and I enjoy making cheesy jokes (see above) and eating cheesy bread. ‘Lost in Lyon’ details my fails at French and my adventures from […]
My name is Ian Wilkinson, 58 years old from Wigan in northern England. I’m a former teacher of Physical Education and rugby player.
Here are the five artists I can’t wait to see at the Nuits Sonores music Festival in Lyon (23-28 May). By Ana Victoria Torres
An Average Individual contemplates Fourvière and the Virgin Mary with her friend George. My friend George loves the Virgin Mary. He thinks she looks very pleasant, caring, sexy, in a mother-sexy kind of way. He also thinks her name is genius. The Virgin Mary. It’s a reminder to strive to be something you’re probably not. Like […]
A scream follows a thud. Then the crying comes. I step into the room and observe today’s carnage. I sport three titles today, as parents do the world over – criminal investigator, referee and arse-kicking prosecutor with washing-up gloves on. One kid – Kid B – is flat on the floor, whimpering. Kid A is […]
Every week, This Is Lyon interviews a member of the English speaking community. “In Lyon, each neighbourhood seems to have its own unique identity” Hi Jessica, where are you from and what are you doing nowadays? I’m from Brighton in the UK and I’ve been living in Lyon for the last 9 years. […]
Hi, I’m Simon, I grew up in Yorkshire, England before embarking on a life of a wandering singing troubadour across lands far and wide before laying my hat in Lyon 10 years ago to write my book “How to almost make a living as a musician”. I’ll be your friendly guide bringing you sound advice […]
Our English contributor Martin is reviewing the exhibition of Matisse’s drawings at the Musee des Beaux Arts of Lyon. A story of famous bearded faces. The other day, I went down to see the exhibition of Matisse’s drawings at the Musee des Beaux Arts of Lyon (2 December 2016 – 6 March 2017). So […]
An Average Individual ponders upon the pros and cons of getting hot under the collar
An Average Individual explores our very human need to disappear and climb trees
Why Lyonnais love Lyon: Here we share our favourite things about the city we call home
When you’re coaxed into doing something you know you can’t do
Photographer and visual artist, Guillaume J. Plisson, specialist in Lightgraff, unveils his top tips to take stunning pictures during the Festival of Lights.
My first “Fêtes des Lumières” in Lyon, back in 2014
An Average Individual wants to sit in a park and watch the world go by, but ends up drinking rosé wine and supping up ordinary racism
10 Tips to plan your visit of Lyon and get the best of the city
An Average Indivudual is spared Monday morning suicide when she sets foot in a boulangerie
Let’s learn something new today ???? Gosh, do I sound like a teacher?
Find out about the typical Lyonnais meals you have to try to get the best French cuisine experience
The Top 10 Reasons on Why Lyon is called the Capital of Food, Capital of World Gastronomy
Do you know how efficient & cheap and easy you can explore Lyon with your Mobile Phone?
So this time I will not say that much but I will show more…MY TOP 25 REASONS TO CHOOSE LYON OVER PARIS in pictures!
Today, I have an interesting proposition for you. I would like to show you the main symbols of Lyon.
Travelling, visiting, discovering new places does not always have to be expensive.
As I am a proper Shopaholic and an Internet Addict and on of top of that I am simple girl who just …
DO YOU WANT to know about one of Lyon’s best-kept culinary secrets? Venture up la Croix-Rousse, one of Lyon’s two hills, to Le Canut et les Gones (The Silkworker and the Kids, in Lyonnais) on Rue de Belfort, which is well off the beaten path. This restaurant, run by chef Franck Blanc, a former auto body […]