Archive success despite the pandemic

Archive success despite the pandemic -›

22 July 2021

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 Isl...

Archaeologists return to Elizabeth Castle

Archaeologists return to Elizabeth Castle -›

14 July 2021

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 inform...

New exhibition explores history of protest

New exhibition explores history of protest -›

13 July 2021

‘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....

Love your Castle? The Chase is on!

Love your Castle? The Chase is on! -›

9 July 2021

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....

Youth Worker joins Board of Trustees as Apprentice

Youth Worker joins Board of Trustees as Apprentice -›

23 June 2021

One of Jersey’s Senior Youth Workers has joined the Jersey Heritage Board of Trustees as its first Board Apprentice and will be experiencing how issues, such as ethics and diversity, affect the charit...

Donation of special 18th century painting

Donation of special 18th century painting -›

10 June 2021

Jersey Heritage is excited to announce that an important 18th century painting of an Island scene is being donated to the charity and will be added to its collections for posterity....

Stories from the sea this half-term

Stories from the sea this half-term -›

19 May 2021

Adventurous tales from Jersey’s maritime history will be brought to life over half-term, along with the story of one of the most famous ships of all time, the Titanic.‘Stories from the Sea’, or ‘D’s H...

Increased opening hours at Archive

Increased opening hours at Archive -›

13 May 2021

Much-needed additional funding for staff means Jersey Archive can now open for an extra day every week, increasing from three days to four days. From 17 May 2021, the Archive will be open to the publi...

Liberation Day memories in colour

Liberation Day memories in colour -›

5 May 2021

Black and white memories of Liberation Day 1945 are on-screen in full colour at Jersey Museum & Art Gallery to mark this year’s 76th anniversary of the special day in Jersey’s history. ...

Fairy folklore adventures this Easter

Fairy folklore adventures this Easter -›

29 March 2021

During the Easter holidays, families can follow a new Fairy Folklore Adventures trail, kindly sponsored by Ogier. The trail is across all Jersey Heritage sites and there are 18 fairy doors to discover...

Archive retains accredited status

Archive retains accredited status -›

22 March 2021

Jersey Heritage is proud to announce that Jersey Archive has retained its status as a fully accredited archive under the criteria required by The National Archives Accreditation Scheme. ...

Archive shines spotlight on St Helier

Archive shines spotlight on St Helier -›

11 January 2021

St Helier is the focus of a new series of monthly talks by Jersey Heritage called ‘What’s Your Town’s Story?’, which will look into well-known streets in the centre of Town to reveal the history and s...

Sites temporarily closed until January

Sites temporarily closed until January -›

23 December 2020

Jersey Heritage is closing all of its visitor sites and Jersey Archive to the public from close of business today until early January, in line with the latest restrictions from the Government of Jerse...

Heritage education programme scoops national award

Heritage education programme scoops national award -›

16 December 2020

Jersey Heritage has won a prestigious national award for its educational work with schoolchildren at the ancient site of La Hougue Bie. The charity has been given a Sandford Award for Heritage Educati...

75p entry to mark Liberation 75!

75p entry to mark Liberation 75! -›

14 December 2020

Entry into Jersey Museum & Art Gallery will be just 75p between Christmas and New Year to mark the final few days of a year that celebrated 75 years since the Island was liberated from Occupation....

Telling Jersey’s stories to schoolchildren

Telling Jersey’s stories to schoolchildren -›

26 October 2020

Storytelling for Schools, which is kindly sponsored by Ogier, starts next week (2 Nov) and will give KS2 pupils the opportunity to learn more about five historical stories before trying their hand at ...

Cider traditions captured on canvas

Cider traditions captured on canvas -›

15 October 2020

Three new paintings highlighting the significance of Jersey’s cider production and export industry are now on permanent display in the Cider Barn at Hamptonne Country Life Museum in St Lawrence....

Winter opening hours extended

Winter opening hours extended -›

25 September 2020

Jersey Heritage is extending its opening hours into the winter months as a thank you to its loyal Members for their support over the past few months and to encourage people to continue to visit the Ca...

It’s all about the apples!

It’s all about the apples! -›

23 September 2020

Autumn is here and although things are a little different this year, Jersey Heritage is still celebrating the apple harvest and the Island’s cider making tradition, and Islanders have been keen to sho...

New café opens at Jersey Museum

New café opens at Jersey Museum -›

9 September 2020

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 sp...

Pub Talks Become Pub Walks

Pub Talks Become Pub Walks -›

3 September 2020

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 pa...

Calling all Heritage Detectives!

Calling all Heritage Detectives! -›

30 July 2020

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 act...

Experience the joy of Liberation Day 1945

Experience the joy of Liberation Day 1945 -›

21 July 2020

A new exhibition that gives people the opportunity to immerse themselves in the joyful experience of Liberation Day in 1945 opens at Jersey Museum & Art Gallery this week. ...

Archive celebrates 20th anniversary

Archive celebrates 20th anniversary -›

13 July 2020

Jersey Heritage is celebrating two decades of preservation and access to archives this weekend as it marks the 20th anniversary of Jersey Archive opening to the public. ...

New exhibition explores immigration and community

New exhibition explores immigration and community -›

22 June 2020

A new exhibition called ‘People Make Jersey – our stories of immigration’, opens at Jersey Museum & Art Gallery on Wednesday (24th) when the visitor site reopens to the public for the first time in ne...

Visitors sites to reopen fully

Visitors sites to reopen fully -›

10 June 2020

Islanders will soon be able to enjoy all of Jersey Heritage’s visitor sites again, as well as visiting Jersey Archive, as a programme to reopen them fully to the public is rolled out over the next two...


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