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Rediscover Jersey with some of the Island’s famous places, faces and moments in time.
Centenary of Parish Crests – Find out how a Royal visit led to their creation 1921 and this month learn about the St John Crest.
Cider Making at Hamptonne – The story of La Faîs’sie d’Cidre, from apple picking to cider drinking
The Jersey Cider Apple Story – celebrating apple growing and cider making
The Story of Jersey – Jersey’s heritage through the ages
CENTENARY OF PARISH CRESTS
The 12 parish crests are such a familiar part of everyday life – they appear on Jersey banknotes, signs, documents, flags – and seem as ancient and historically rooted as the three leopards or the red saltire flag. They are, in fact, only 100 years old and celebrate their centenary this year.
Find out how a Royal visit led to their creation 1921.
Cider Making at Hamptonne
The story of La Faîs’sie d’Cidre, from apple picking to cider drinking.
Jersey Cider Apple Story
Orchards and cider making are an intrinsic part of the history of Jersey. Here we tell the story of the humble apple with images from our community lead Jersey Cider Apple Quilt project, which celebrates the Island’s rich history of growing apples and making cider.
The Story of Jersey
Sit back and watch the Story of Jersey with our 20 minute film which traces Jersey’s heritage through the ages.