The Cider Festival, La Faîs'sie d’Cidre, returns to Hamptonne Country Life Museum this month to celebrate the Island’s cider making traditions. Although the popular festival was marked last year, with community involvement in apple picking and pressing, the usual festivities were unable to take place due the Coronavirus pandemic and restrictions on public gatherings. This … [Read more...] about THE CIDER FESTIVAL IS BACK!
Show report by Kennel Club chairman Helen Lester The Kennel Club of Jersey held their first Show since February 2020 due to Covid restrictions on Saturday 25 September at Trinity Showground. The Show was their very prestigious Summer Championship Show, with competitors travelling from Guernsey and the UK to attend. The Judges flew in from the UK for this Crufts qualifying … [Read more...] about THE KENNEL CLUB OF JERSEY IS BACK!
Environmental experts and conservationists from the Channel Islands will be meeting virtually to share ideas and collaborate on projects at a two-day meeting from Thursday 21 October. All Islanders are invited to listen to the speakers and contribute to the meeting. This year’s Inter-Island Environment Meeting is being chaired by the Jersey Biodiversity Centre (JBC) and … [Read more...] about INTER-ISLAND ENVIRONMENT MEETING TO TAKE PLACE NEXT MONTH
With Covid, we hope, a diminishing problem (at least in Jersey) the Jersey Scientific Exploration Society’s annual meetings resume this month. The chairman of the Scientific Exploration Society, Jersey’s eminent explorer Colonel John Blashford Snell CBE will chair the meeting, in which the principal speaker will be Andrew Mitchell. BANKING ON NATURE Unfortunately … [Read more...] about BANKING ON NATURE
RETURN OF THE AUTUMN FAIR As a further sign of a gradual return to normality in the Island, we are delighted to report that the RJA&HS Autumn Fair is back, after a gap last year because of Covid. It will take place at the Royal Jersey Showground in Trinity the weekend of Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 October. There will be loads of things to enjoy in a beautiful rural … [Read more...] about RETURN OF THE AUTUMN FAIR