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Increased opening hours at Archive →

Much-needed additional funding for staff means Jersey Archive can now open for an extra day every week, increasing from three days to four days. From 17 May 2021, the Archive will be open to the public from 9am-1pm and 2pm-5pm Mondays to Thursdays, with a morning opening on the third Saturday of each month.

Liberation Day memories in colour →

Black and white memories of Liberation Day 1945 are on-screen in full colour at Jersey Museum & Art Gallery to mark this year’s 76th anniversary of the special day in Jersey’s history.

Fairy folklore adventures this Easter →

During the Easter holidays, families can follow a new Fairy Folklore Adventures trail, kindly sponsored by Ogier. The trail is across all Jersey Heritage sites and there are 18 fairy doors to discover.

Archive retains accredited status →

Jersey Heritage is proud to announce that Jersey Archive has retained its status as a fully accredited archive under the criteria required by The National Archives Accreditation Scheme.

Sheep return to Hamptonne thanks to community support →

Sheep have returned to graze in the meadow after it was fenced off to keep the animals safe and secure. This was possible thanks to Jersey Water, who sponsored the large amount of fencing required, and the Probation Service Community Service scheme, whose clients carried out the work involved.

Archive shines spotlight on St Helier →

St Helier is the focus of a new series of monthly talks by Jersey Heritage called ‘What’s Your Town’s Story?’, which will look into well-known streets in the centre of Town to reveal the history and stories behind them.