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Events in Guernsey – Summer 2017

train at The North Show

It’s a busy summer!

There’s so much on this summer in Guernsey. Whether you love concerts, entertainment, browsing market stalls or going for walks, there’s something for everyone.

19 – 29 July

Town Carnival & Faete D’La Musique a la Ville
Download the Town Carnival Programme 2017 and join in with the fun!

21 – 23 July

Sark Sheep Racing
Hop over to Sark and enjoy some island games.

21 July

Summer Music at the Town Church
Daniel Madden, organist, performs JS Bach, Hugo Distler and Jesus Gurdi, 1pm.

21 – 27 July

Sure Big Screen – Outdoor Cinema
Head to Cobo Headland and catch a free film.

21, 28 July & 4 August

KPMG Castle Nights
Free music and entertainment at Castle Cornet, 6 – 9pm.

22 July

Launch of the Arts Foundation Guernsey
Showcase of performance with dancers, artists, photographers and musicians in the grounds of Government House.

24 July

Summer Music at the Town Church
The Accidentals, a choral choir, perform a mix of sacred and secular music, 8pm.

Scarecrows in Torteval

29 July

Rocquaine Regatta
Head to Guernsey’s west coast and join in the annual celebrations. Beach events, music and entertainment plus free entry into FortGrey.

31 July

Summer Music at the Town Church
Amadeus String Trio perform Mozart, Penderecki and Dohnanyi, 8pm.

5 – 12 August

Alderney Week
Head over to Alderney and join the madness in this community festival.

5 – 6 August

Torteval Scarecrow Festival
Amble around the parish of Torteval and spot scarecrows on the way. Refreshments available.

6 August

St Peter’s Church Fete, Sark
Annual fete.

10 -12 August

Community Flower Festival
Free entry to St Peter’s Gardens, St Peter’s Church, with a pop up cafe, mystery trail for children and organ recital on 12 August at 7.30pm.

Featured event:

Basket making in Guernsey

Guernsey Summer Shows

11 – 12 August – The South Show
16 – 17 August – The West Show
23 – 24 August – The North Show & Battle of Flowers

11 August

Harbour Carnival
Water races, fun and entertainment including a fireworks display. Starts 6pm, St Peter Port Seafront.

14 August

Summer Music at the Town Church
Oliver Latry, organist of Notre Dame Catherdral,, 8pm.

18 August

Summer Music at the Town Church
Kirsty Dempster, Soprano, 1pm.

19 August

Donkey Derby
Saumarez Park, 12 – 5,30pm.

20 August

Fete d-Etai
Medieval summer festival at Castle Cornet. Free entry to those dressed in medieval costume!

22 August

St Saviour’s Church – Classic Concert
Free entry, 7pm.

25 August

Summer Music at the Town Church
Julie Pumir performs on the harpsichord, 1pm.

27 August

Seafront Sunday with the Waterfront Marathon
Market stalls and food along with the marathon.

27 August

Vale Earth Fair
Eclectic live music festival.

28 August

Summer Music at the Town Church
Thomas Deserranno performs on the organ, 1pm.

Castle Cornet musicDancing in the square Guernsey

Guided walks

22, 29 July, 5, 12, 19, & 26 August

Learn Guernsey’s history, view the flora and fauna, listen to tales and anecdotes and enjoy the stunning views on this 2 hour circular walk with Guernsey Guided Tours. £8 per person.

23 July

Discover Lihou Island on a guided walk with Gill Girad

Seafront Sundays

6 & 20 August

Join Taste Guernsey on the seafront in St Peter Port for stalls, cookery demos and tastings. Free event.

Outdoor concerts

22, 29 July, 5, 12, 19, 26 August

Saturday Concerts in Market Square
Al fresco music in Market Square, St Peter Port, 11am – 3.30pm.

23, 30 July, 6, 13, 20, 27 August

Sunday Concerts in Candie Gardens
Afternoon music in Candie Gardens, St Peter Port.


22, 29 July, 5, 12, 19 & 26 August

Farmer & Fisherman’s Market, St Martin’s Community Centre

22 July, 5 & 19 August

Castel Parish Farmers Market, Le Friquet Garden and Lifestyle Centre

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