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Jersey Heritage Annual Review 2016/2017 →

Jersey Heritage has had a good year both financially and in terms of visitor numbers. Increasing tourism numbers benefit us as we manage some of the Island’s important and most visited places.

Cannon Barrel

Castle Schools →

As part of the Jersey Heritage ‘Love Your Castle’ campaign and thanks to sponsors Ogier, primary school children have been invited to participate in the Castle School programme, offering them a unique opportunity to use Elizabeth Castle as an inspiring platform for learning about maths and science.

Castle Chase Results →

Well done to all the teams who joined us for the first-ever Hawksford Castle Chase. 144 runners, that’s 72 teams ran to the castle and back and helped raise money for Jersey Heritage and our Love Your Castle campaign. Here are the results from your race chips and the images (so sorry if the page takes a moment to load).

Climbathon →

A 96-YEAR-OLD former teacher, Bob Le Sueur, has challenged Jersey people to sign up for the ‘2017 Mont Orgeuil Climbathon’ and raise £44,000 for re-building a medical & community centre in West Nepal’s earthquake zone.

New Adventures at Hamptonne →

A new playground brings added excitement and enjoyment for younger visitors at Hamptonne Country Life Museum. The project, which has been designed with early years children in mind, was made possible with financial support from HSBC, whose staff also helped complete the final installation and landscaping.

The Chase is on to Love Your Castle →

his summer will bring a never-been-done-before competitive event to the Jersey shoreline that will pitch corporate teams against each other in a dash to Elizabeth Castle and back.

80s Flashback →

This year’s major exhibition at Jersey Museum entitled ‘Bergerac’s Island – Jersey in the 1980s’ – looks at how national and international events affected the lives ordinary people in the Island.

PIRATES →

Pirates will once again be taking over the Maritime Museum for five days of swashbuckling fun next week

New Records at Jersey Archive →

On 1st January 2017 Jersey Heritage opened over 150 new records to the public for the first time. The records have been closed to public access for periods of 30, 75 and 100 years.

Jersey’s primary school children to handle the Ice Age with care →

Jersey Heritage, with the support of the One Foundation, has launched an educational Prehistoric Project that will provide all Jersey primary school children with the chance to learn about the Prehistoric past of Jersey and the special story that Jersey tells about the Ice Age.

Photographs from La Faîs’sie d’Cidre. →

One of the biggest events on the Heritage calendar and by the sheer volume of people attending yesterday one of the most popular. See the photographs posted on the Heritage Year Blogspot here.

Heritage Youth Panel →

Aged 14 to 18 and interested in the arts and heritage? Join our youth panel and come to the first meeting on 5 October to find out more.