The Bumper Book of Channel Island Jokes’ – book review

‘The Bumper Book of Channel Island Jokes’ – Redberry Press; £8.50 WITH five contributors including the late Art Wallser, whose cartoons help make this more than a series of jokes about one Island set against the other, ‘The Bumper Book of Channel Island Jokes’ is worthy of being any Easter gift. Some of the jokes […]

Skipton Open Studios opens new doors

SKIPTON Open Studios will be back for its seventh year in June, at new venues and with emerging and guest artists taking part. Skipton Open Studios provides an opportunity for Islanders and visitors alike to see art at the Island’s heart, as artists open their studios to the public. The event provides a chance to […]


A RARE,collection of artworks by HRH The Prince of Wales, along with drawings and paintings by Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, is being exhibited in Jersey. The exhibition runs from Wednesday 12 March until Saturday 29 March at the CCA Gallery. For the first time in Jersey, personally signed lithographs based on watercolours by Prince […]

Butterfly information will show health of Jersey’s countryside

THE state of Jersey’s butterfly population will be revealed at a seminar later this month. It has been ten years since the Department of the Environment started collecting information on butterflies – a sufficient period to deduce long-term trends in the population. Butterflies are an integral part of our countryside but they occur in other […]

Farm and Craft Markets 2014

JERSEY’S open-air markets have returned and will be held on the second and fourth Saturday on the month up to 11 October.  There will be local produce and wares on display, including fresh seasonal vegetable, meat products, seafood cider and crafts sold by the people who grow, catch or make them. Many will be members […]

Celebrated Swiss Wildlife Artist to be exhibited in Jersey for the first time

THE work of the late Swiss artist and environmentalist, Robert Hainard is being exhibited in the Island between 13 March and 20 March at the National Trust for Jersey’s house in St Helier, 16 New Street.Robert Hainard was a sculptor, woid engraver and painter, but also a forerunner of the ecology movement. The exhibition will […]