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Claude Cahun at Jersey Museum
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Pirates Fact or Fiction? |
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Join Ed Fox at Jersey Archive on 30th May to hear a lecture on 'Pirates - fact and fiction' which will include a general narrative history of piracy in the seventeenth and early-eighteenth centuries,
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Natural Curves |
by Janine Graham. The paintings are a culmination of an exploration into the sinuous forms found both in the body and in the landscape. All works have an abstract quality. Free exhibition in the Link Gallery at Jersey Museum.
Follow the Drum |
At Elizabeth Castle you have the chance to become a trainee soldier and have a go at some skills that are needed when you take the King’s shilling and become enrolled in the Army during the 18th Century. All you have to do is go to Elizabeth Castle any day and pick up a pack at reception that will have all you need to become a trainee soldier.
Hamptonne Weeks |
Each week at Hamptonne (Monday to Friday only) will be a Discovery cart with crafts to do and a trail around Hamptonne and some quizzes and information. Each week will be on a different theme.
The Portrait Commission |
Jersey Heritage started to commission portraits of significant local individuals in 2000. This year artist Christian Furr has been commissioned to paint Mitch Couriard, MBE. The 2012/3 portrait is sponsored by Stanley Gibbons.
Hatched Matched and Dispatched |
An exhibition highlighting some of the beautiful garments from the textile collections of Jersey Heritage. Christening Robes and cloaks, Wedding outfits worn by Jersey people from the mid 19th Century to present day and elaborately embroidered mourning clothes. Sponsored by Credit Suisse
Discovery Days |
Discovery Days are all about family fun and finding out about our history. Join us in June for Discover Ice Age.
Third Thursday Muse |
Third Thursday Muse is a pot-luck night where we invite you to come and take a cultural shot in the arm and join us at one of our sites. Our next event on 20th June invites you to an island to create the 'POLITICS OF MY UTOPIA'.
Claude Cahun at Jersey Museum |
Claude Cahun created some of the most startlingly original and enigmatic photographic images of the twentieth century. Prefiguring by over seventy years many of the concerns explored by contemporary artists today, the importance of her work is increasingly recognised.
Muse First Thursday Film Club curated by Branchage |
Join us for the Muse "First Thursday" film club - curated by Branchage. Information on up-coming confirmed events listed here. NEXT FILM - A ROOM FOR ROMEO BRASS
Living History with Jersey Heritage |
Meet the Regimental Surgeon’s mate or get on parade, hear tales of Tudor life or talk to the blacksmith. Each Jersey Heritage site is brought to life with Living History throughout the summer.
1781 The Battle of Jersey |
The one painting that strikes a chord for any Jersey man or woman is coming to its spiritual home, for the first time.
The Queen |
One of the most iconic images of Her Majesty the Queen is on display at Mont Orgueil Castle in Jersey.
Jersey Heritage Portrait Commission |
The annual portrait commission has proved to be a very successful project, which has been commended by the local community and adopted by the Press as an annual event on which to report. Sponsored by Stanley Gibbons.
Sounds and Cider |
Join us for Sounds and Cider where we’ll be celebrating cider making into the night, with live music, a hog roast and plenty of ciders and Perry from the CAMRA tent and La Robeline trailer, sponsored by Ogier.
TB Davis The Only Sailor in the Fleet |
This is the last year of this exhibition telling TB Davis' story, from humble beginnings as a 13-year old fisherman to becoming a qualified extra master under sail. His history will be traced through the years when he made his fortune in Southern Africa to the glory of owning the racing schooner Westward. Sponsored by Coutts.
La FaÎs’sie d’Cidre |
La Fais'sie d'Cidre is our annual event celebrating Jersey's rich heritage of growing apples and making cider. The highlight is the traditional cider making and tasting – but there are plenty of other things to do including a local craft market, children’s activities and crafts, Jersey wonders, live music throughout the day, apple experts and Jerriais group, breadmaking and cider to buy from CAMRA and La Robeline.
What's Your Street's Story |
What's your Street's Story?, sponsored by Appleby, this year starts by giving members of the public an opportunity to go behind the scenes at the award-winning Jersey Archive building. Tours will be running on Saturday 19 January at 10am, 11am and 12 noon.
Archaeological Apprentice |
La Hougue Bie
At La Hougue Bie you have the chance to become an apprentice archaeologist and to have a go at some skills that are needed when taking part in any archaeology dig.All you have to do is to go to La Hougue Bie any day from and pick up a pack at the reception that will have all the tools you need to be an apprentice archaeologist.
Join the crew of Pirates as they take over the Maritime Museum. Discover what you need to be a Pirate and have a go at loads of pirate crafts and pick up a Pirate Passport to complete to become an official member of the crew. Watch sword fighting and hear the stories of piracy on the high seas.
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