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Jersey Heritage is celebrating a year of development and innovation at the Archive despite the global pandemic, with staff adapting and providing online solutions to ensure continued access to the Island’s records.

How do you squeeze 600 million years of history into a short walk along St Ouen’s Bay? The answer is to make every step represent half a million years!

Dav Smith, from University of York’s Archaeology Department, and fellow archaeologist Susan Brook are at the Castle this week surveying historic buildings so that all the necessary conservation information is available for when funding is granted to start phase one of the vital restoration project.

‘People! Power! Protest!’ opens on Monday, 19 July and will explore the story of protest in Jersey, from the Corn Riots of 1769 to the Black Lives Matter movement of 2020.

Islanders can show their love for Elizabeth Castle this September by taking part in the Hawksford Castle Chase 2021, which is on again after a break last year due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

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.