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...

Hug a tree this weekend!

Hug a tree this weekend! -›

8 June 2020

Young Islanders are being encouraged to go green and embrace the natural environment this weekend, as part of Jersey Heritage’s latest Discovery Day, Trees Please....

Plans for new farming museum at Hamptonne

Plans for new farming museum at Hamptonne -›

5 June 2020

A new museum space, dedicated to the Island’s farming heritage, is being proposed for Hamptonne Country Life Museum in St Lawrence. If approved, the building will be home to old and contemporary farmi...

New online content to celebrate Lib 75

New online content to celebrate Lib 75 -›

6 May 2020

New and previously unrecorded first-person accounts of Liberation Day in 1945 have been made available by Jersey Heritage to mark the 75th anniversary celebrations this weekend. ...

Spring festival goes virtual this weekend!

Spring festival goes virtual this weekend! -›

23 April 2020

Jersey Heritage is holding its first virtual event this weekend, aiming to bring the spirit of its much-loved spring festival, La Fête du R'nouvé, into people’s homes....

Digital survey: new heritage sites revealed?

Digital survey: new heritage sites revealed? -›

22 April 2020

A comprehensive digital survey of Jersey’s landscape has been completed and is expected to reveal for the first time the full extent of the Island’s incredible archaeological heritage....

 Live webinars to deliver Archive talks

Live webinars to deliver Archive talks -›

15 April 2020

Jersey Heritage is holding a series of live webinars over the coming weeks to enable it to continue delivering its archives talks and connecting with Archive users during the Coronavirus lockdown....

Introducing 'Heritage at Home'

Introducing 'Heritage at Home' -›

6 April 2020

Jersey Heritage has launched a new online hub called ‘Heritage at Home’ so that it can continue to share the Island’s history as widely as possible....

 Sites closed due to Coronavirus

Sites closed due to Coronavirus -›

20 March 2020

Jersey Heritage is closing all of its visitor sites and Jersey Archive to the public with immediate effect following the latest advice from the Government of Jersey for Islanders about the Coronavirus...

Delay to sites opening for the season

Delay to sites opening for the season -›

17 March 2020

Jersey Heritage regrets to announce a delay to the planned opening of its sites for the start of the new season. The decision has been made as a result of the current situation regarding the Coronavir...

Family History Festival is postponed

Family History Festival is postponed -›

16 March 2020

Jersey Heritage regrets to announce the postponement of the Family History Festival 2020, which was due to take place at Jersey Archive this coming weekend (20-22 March). ...

Jersey Big Weekend

Jersey Big Weekend -›

12 February 2020

Be part of the first ever Big Weekend on 28 & 29 March and you could win FREE tickets for you and your family to take part in an adrenaline fuelled adventure or discover one of Jersey's hidden gems....

Come and record your Jersey story

Come and record your Jersey story -›

31 January 2020

How did you and your family end up living in Jersey? Have you lived here all your life or did you arrive a few years ago? Whatever the answer, Jersey Heritage would like to hear from you....

Community time for rarely-seen collection pieces

Community time for rarely-seen collection pieces -›

22 January 2020

Islanders – young and old – are being given an opportunity to “meet” rarely-seen items stored by Jersey Heritage, as the collections are opened up to the public and also head out into primary schools....

'Lib 75' inspires popular Archive talks

'Lib 75' inspires popular Archive talks -›

13 January 2020

Jersey Heritage's popular 'What's Your Street's Occupation Story?' series of talks has a new theme for 2020, taking inspiration from the 75th anniversary of Liberation this year....

Come to Jersey Museum for just £1

Come to Jersey Museum for just £1 -›

17 December 2019

Entry into Jersey Museum & Art Gallery will be just £1 over the last weekend of the year to mark the final few days of the 'Handmade Jersey - A Work in Progress' exhibition. ...

Christmas market, baggywrinkles and Bergerac!

Christmas market, baggywrinkles and Bergerac! -›

25 November 2019

There is plenty going on at Jersey Museum & Art Gallery this weekend, including Jersey Heritage's popular 'A Victorian Christmas' market, baggywrinkle-making and the chance to meet stars from '80s TV ...

Le Hocq Tower - first season a success

Le Hocq Tower - first season a success -›

20 November 2019

Le Hocq Tower in St Clement has proved to be a hit with the public, with nearly 1,000 people taking the opportunity to look inside the Tower during its first season as an interpretation centre....

Heritage Lets: take a look inside!

Heritage Lets: take a look inside! -›

8 November 2019

The doors to Jersey Heritage's unique holiday accommodation will be open to the public on Sunday, 17 November for the 2019 'Heritage Lets Open Day'. ...

Sculpture Restoration

Sculpture Restoration -›

29 October 2019

We are currently working with local companies to repair a sculpture and improve a water feature in a pond in the Jersey Museum courtyard. ...

Any French roots in the family?....

Any French roots in the family?.... -›

15 October 2019

Does your family have any French heritage? Would you like to trace your family’s French roots? Jersey Heritage is looking for Islanders who would like to do just that!...

NEOLITHIC LONGHOUSE WINS AWARD!

NEOLITHIC LONGHOUSE WINS AWARD! -›

15 October 2019

The Neolithic Longhouse at La Hougue Bie is officially award-winning! It scooped the ‘Volunteer and Community Projects’ category at last week’s prestigious Association of Heritage Interpretation (AHI...

Whole school heads to Castle for the day

Whole school heads to Castle for the day -›

16 September 2019

The whole of St John’s Primary School will be spending the day at Elizabeth Castle, with students immersing themselves in the history of one of Jersey’s most iconic landmarks...

Come and “meet” rarely-seen objects

Come and “meet” rarely-seen objects -›

10 September 2019

Rarely-seen objects and documents will be on display as part of an exciting new series called ‘Meet the Collections’, which is being launched by Jersey Heritage this month....

Excavations restart at La Cotte

Excavations restart at La Cotte -›

25 July 2019

Archaeologists return to La Cotte de St Brelade at Ouaisné next week to restart excavations and begin an exciting new phase of discovery at the iconic Ice Age site....

La Cotte: help us to uncover its story

La Cotte: help us to uncover its story -›

13 June 2019

A new fundraising campaign is raising money to enable archaeologists to return to one of the most important and iconic Ice Age sites in Europe - La Cotte de St Brelade at Ouaisné. ...

Jersey faces 100-year records backlog

Jersey faces 100-year records backlog -›

5 June 2019

The Government of Jersey has been criticised by an independent panel for failing to properly protect records and for causing ‘unacceptable’ delays to access to public documents. ...


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