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Jersey Heritage is excited to announce the opening of a new café/ restaurant at Jersey Museum & Art Gallery. The Yard officially opened its doors to the public today (Wednesday), offering a relaxed space for people to enjoy food and drink.

Jersey Heritage’s popular series of pub talks, Heritage on Tap, has been transformed into a series of walks this year to ensure it can continue under official guidelines surrounding the Coronavirus pandemic

For the first time, archaeologists have analysed the ancient markings made on a group of flat stones, known as plaquettes, uncovered at Les Varines, Jersey, and believe they date from the late ice age – some 15,000 years ago. Image of plaquette from Natural History Museum

Ship building is no longer one of Jersey’s economic staples but the Island does have plenty of historic boats that tell stories of times gone by – and Jersey Heritage is looking for someone with the skills to look after this special fleet.

The Heritage Detective summer trails, which are kindly supported by Lloyds Bank International, have been specially created for the school holidays and challenge children to find clues and complete activities by exploring the visitor sites and looking closely at exhibits.

From just 90p per month*, you can roam the Jersey Heritage sites as much as you like.

When you join Jersey Heritage your key to the castle opens the door to hundreds of free events, exhibitions and special days out at all of our sites, giving you the freedom to come and go as you please. What’s more, you’ll be helping us to protect the heritage you enjoy today, for generations to come.