RJAHS Summer Fair

  The Summer Fair and cattle show of the Royal Jersey Agricultural and Horticultural Society takes place on Saturday 14 June and Sunday 15 June at the Royal Jersey Showground, Trinity, from 10.30am to 5.00pm each day. The organisers (RJA&HS) have given notice of the following attractions: * assorted fairground rides and showground entertainment; * cattle […]

Be careful, horse buyers advised

The British Horse Society and the States vet advise Islanders buying a horse to find a reputable seller and to get the right paperwork done ISLANDERS considering buying a horse are being urged to choose a reputable dealer and avoid rushing into a sale. The States vet and a local representative of the British Horse […]

Festival of British Archaeology

  THE annual Festival of British Archaeology, organised in Jersey by the Société Jersiaise, takes place from 12 to 27 July. It is taking part in the Council for British Archaeology Festival of Archaeology, which is the only annual Nation-wide celebration of archaeology. The events are all free but entry to the Channel Islands Occupation […]

Jersey Gardening Club

President and chairman of the Jersey Gardening Club, Jennifer Rendell, has told us of these forthcoming meetings: On Tuesday 17 June – Mrs Julie Bell of Lymington wil give a talk on Herbaceous perennials. She holds a RHS Master of Horticulture. During the evening of the June meeting, the society will be having its Le […]

Study shows how Jersey’s historic properties can be energy efficient

A STUDY has been published by the Department of the Environment which shows how Jersey’s older buildings can be upgraded to become more energy efficient. The Historic Buildings Energy Study Jersey report, available now on www.gov.je, will help the owners or tenants of historic buildings consider their options for improving energy efficiency, while also taking account […]

Open garden to benefit St John Ambulance

ST JOHN Ambulance is having a fundraising evening in Lord & Lady Brownlow’s beautiful garden at La Maison des Pres, Mont de L’Ecole, St Peter on 8 July 2014, between 6pm – 8.30pm.The garden is full of the most beautiful and unusual and this is a great opportunity for the public to see one of […]

‘Island Reflections’ Exhibition

    A celebration of Jersey’s landscape   CCA Galleries International will showcase the work of twin brothers, Ian and Neil Paterson, at its Hill Street Gallery with a special exhibition titled ‘Island Reflections’ depicting Jersey’s varied landscape. The exhibition runs from Friday 6 June until Tuesday 17 June. London born twins, Ian and Neil […]

Plemont possible purchase

PLEMONT   THE National Trust for Jersey has announced that it has entered into an option agreement with Plémont Estates Limited to purchase the former holiday camp at Plémont for the sum of £7.15 million. The Trust is in the process of confirming pledges amounting to just over £3.5 million, and is also seeking the […]

Homemade food swap

  Sunday 8 June, 2.30pm to 4.30pm   The National Trust for Jersey is joining forces with the ‘Jersey in Transition’ movement to organise one of the first major food swaps in Jersey. Cook it, Grow it, Can it or Forage it. Then Swap it! Food swaps are popping up all over the place.  How […]

Ruddigore – Jersey Gilbert & Sullivan Society prodution

  IT was another seamlessly superb production by the Jersey Gilbert and Sullivan Society this year, whose members presented Ruddigore. In terms of popularity, Ruddigore always seems to be top of the ‘Second Eleven’ of G&S productions. There is, for example, some excellent high quality music by Sullivan, and a patter-song (perhaps the best-known piece) […]