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More staff needed for Jersey Archive →

Jersey Archive has highlighted the need for additional staff, if the Island is to continue meeting its obligations under laws such as Freedom of Information (FOI) and the new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Coin hoard starts tour of parishes →

Ancient coins from Jersey’s world-famous Celtic coin hoard will be making their way around the Island as part of a special pop-up exhibition. The touring exhibition, which is kindly supported by Benest & Syvret, starts in Grouville, the parish where the Catillon II hoard was discovered.

Access for All →

We are offering some special tours at Jersey Museum on Thursday 20 September as part of the Parish of St Helier’s Access for All event

Summer internship →

Jersey Heritage is partnering with Young Arts Jersey to offer a summer internship during the week of 30 July to 3 August.

Syvret House Renovation →

Syvret House at Hamptonne Country Life Museum has recently undergone a major refurbishment and, thanks to the involvement of many members of the community, will now provide a unique window into rural life in Jersey in the late 1940s.

Jersey Heritage takes the science of Elizabeth Castle into the classroom →

Last week Jersey Heritage took the science of Elizabeth Castle into the classroom, by delivering 32 free experiment boxes and lesson plans to the Island’s 7 to 11 year olds. ‘Castle Schools’ is the chance to take part in some exciting STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) subjects based on life at Elizabeth Castle. The project has been made possible thanks to support from Ogier and the One Foundation.

Easy Fundraising →

Did you know that you can support Jersey Heritage by simply shopping online?

Experts welcome steps to protect key site →

Experts in the Neanderthal period have welcomed steps taken to protect the internationally important archaeological site of La Cotte de St. Brelade. A project co-ordinated by Jersey Heritage has begun work to protect the site, which would allow archaeologists to stabilise and investigate the intact deposits. Whilst this work will inform the future management of this key site, there is also the possibility that significant finds could be made.

Hi-tech solution to Ice Age challenge →

As work begins on stabilising the rock face and constructing a gabion wall across the seaward entrance to the cave, Jersey Heritage is using state-of-the-art technology to create ‘virtual’ access to the site. The project is part of Jersey Heritage’s strategy to improve access to sites and working towards a broader use of digital technology.

Research project nominated for prestigious archaeology award →

Jersey’s Ice Age Island project has been nominated for a prestigious industry award, and it will need the support of Islanders to win. The project has been nominated in the ‘Research Project of the Year’ category in the Archaeology Awards 2018, organised by Current Archaeology.