Press releases - Jersey Heritage

Powering the dig with a solar rig

Powering the dig with a solar rig -›

Cutting edge technology will play a vital role discovering more about Jersey’s Ice Age past this summer, with a solar powered generator being used at the Les Varines dig site thanks to Jersey Electricity.

Solar technology use in live Ice Age dig

Solar technology use in live Ice Age dig -›

Thanks to Jersey Electricity, cutting edge technology will play a vital role discovering more about Jersey’s Ice Age past this summer, with a solar powered generator being used at the Les Varines dig site. Dr Matthew Pope, Dr Ed Blinkhorn and Dr Sarah Duffy with the solar rig.

Ice Age Island opens at Jersey Museum

Ice Age Island opens at Jersey Museum -›

A major exhibition opens at the Jersey Museum this weekend that will shed new light on Jersey’s significant Ice Age past, and reveal a number of exciting recent discoveries.

The Ice Age Island Pop-Up Museum returns to Jersey

The Ice Age Island Pop-Up Museum returns to Jersey -›

The Ice Age Island Pop-Up Museum will again be on location at Les Varines throughout July. Visitors will be able to see a team of academics and students in action at the dig, handle real Ice Age objects, witness any discoveries as they are uncovered, try flint knapping and learn more about the Island’s Ice Age past through the illustrations of Year 10 Hautlieu art students.

Ice Age Walks

Ice Age Walks -›

Walkers can now discover Jersey’s Ice Age history whilst exploring its scenic coastline. Jersey Heritage has launched an Ice Age Walking Guide, which includes three dedicated Ice Age Trails at key locations around the Island

Jersey’s Ice Age past set to ‘pop-up’ throughout July

Jersey’s Ice Age past set to ‘pop-up’ throughout July -›

Ice Age Island, a project which plans to uncover the archaeological significance of Jersey’s Ice Age past will launch this Sunday 30th June, with a team of Ice Age experts and archaeology students commencing research at a series of important archaeological sites on the Island.