Events

See what's on around the islands

Date

Weekly Guided Walks Around St Peter Port

Weekly guided walks around our capital, St Peter Port
Walking

The Mermaid Ale & Cider Festival

Enjoy an array of fantastic ales & ciders at the Mermaid Tavern’s June Ale & Cider Festival, plus the usual great mix of local live music and plenty of delicious Mermaid food.
Food & Drink

Tennerfest

Menus starting from £10 offer great value for money and give a buzz to participating restaurants throughout the island.
Food & Drink

Liberation Day

2021 is the 76th anniversary of Guernsey's Liberation on May 9th, commemorating the Islands' freedom from German Occupation during World War II. It'll be a day not to be missed!
Family Friendly, Heritage

Sunday Concerts in Candie Gardens

A series of music concerts and dance recitals performed in the beautiful setting of Candie Gardens. Come and relax on a Sunday afternoon and enjoy local and visiting ensembles perform.
Arts & Culture, Family Friendly

Seafront Sundays

Enjoy an al-fresco vibe along the St Peter Port seafront on certain Sunday during the summer months
Family Friendly, Food & Drink

Guernsey Literary Festival 2021

The Guernsey Literary Festival returns in 2021, along with some big names!
Arts & Culture

Rocquaine Regatta

A full day and evening of entertainment, activities and fun on Guernsey's west coast.
Family Friendly

The West Show

Established over 100 years ago, The West Show is Guernsey’s premier agricultural and horticultural show
Arts & Culture, Family Friendly, Horticulture

The North Show & Battle of Flowers

The Guernsey North Show and Battle of Flowers has been one of the main outdoor events in Guernsey’s summer calendar for many years.
Arts & Culture, Family Friendly, Horticulture

Cobo Bay Balcony Gigs

See great local and visiting tribute acts perform on the balcony at Cobo Bay Hotel - a Guernsey summer tradition!
Arts & Culture, Family Friendly, Food & Drink

The Vintage Agricultural Show

A step back in time to the 1950s
Family Friendly, Horticulture

St Saviour's Church Concert Series

St Saviour's Church is holding a series of concerts this year - all are free entry!
Arts & Culture

KPMG Castle Nights

Free music and enterainment at Castle Cornet
Arts & Culture, Family Friendly

Rocquaine Ramble

More walk than talk in a green lane fest in the beautiful countryside inland from Rocquaine Bay.
Walking

Guernsey2023 - NatWest International Island Games

Guernsey are delighted to be the first member Island to host the Games three times and look forward to welcoming everyone back to the Bailiwick in 2023.
Sport

Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Guernsey Museum is delighted to present the Wildlife Photographer of the Year on loan from the Natural History Museum in London, a competition which provides a global showcase of the very best nature photography.
Arts & Culture

Guernsey Marathon 2021

*Race postponed to 24 October 2021* Building on the success of this year’s event, organisers have confirmed that it will again operate multi distance race categories in 2021, to include the Marathon, Mourant Relay Race and Fun Run.
Sport

Wings and Wheels

Wings & Wheels Event at the Guernsey Aero Club.
Family Friendly

St Saviour's Church Concert

The Guernsey Music Centre Concert, featuring their Chamber Music Groups & Chamber Orchestra.
Arts & Culture, Family Friendly

Guernsey Seaweed Festival 2021

Learn everything about the fascinating history of seaweed in Guernsey and it's many uses while enjoying a family day out
Food & Drink

Guernsey’s Occupation Trail

Follow Guernsey's Occupation Trail, visiting thirteen significant sites that were referenced in the best-selling novel and film adaptation "The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society".
Heritage, Tours, Walking

WEA Raymond Falla Memorial Lecture by His Excellen

Guernsey’s Lieutenant-Governor, Vice Admiral Sir Ian Corder KBE,CB, shares his experiences and thoughts on five memorable years as the Sovereign’s personal representative and Commander-in-Chief
Arts & Culture, Heritage

St James Motorcycle Show British Bikes

Showing almost the whole history of British motorcycles!
Arts & Culture, Family Friendly

Walking Tour: The Courage of Lt Desmond Mulholland

Within days of the commencement German Occupation, Winston Churchill decided that British commandos must land on Guernsey – boots were on the ground within weeks – Lt Desmond Mulholland was wearing one of the first pairs – this is his story.
Heritage, Tours, Walking

Walking Tour: Ebenezer Le Page & The Slave Worker

During the Occupation, Ebenezer Le Page and his sister Tabitha met and befriended a foreign slave worker. Both Ebenezer and Tabitha shared what they could with the boy – and Ebenezer was there during the boy’s greatest peril – and avenged him.
Heritage, Tours, Walking

Cider Tasting and Tour with Rocquette Cider

Get a taste of Guernsey - this popular tour starts with a walk through a beautiful orchard followed by a tasting of 7 ciders and 5 fruit liqueurs
Food & Drink, Heritage, Tours

Annual Classic Vehicle Show

Displays of all Classic and modern vehicles including motorcycles, military, racing cars, children's entertainment, food trailers and other wheeled vehicles and trade stands.
Family Friendly, Heritage

The Shrine of the Sacred Heart

A Second World War German Searchlight bunker on Fort Hommet headland at Vazon transformed from a place of war into a place of peace and beauty made entirely using local seashells
Arts & Culture, Family Friendly, Heritage

The Shrine of the Sacred Heart 2021

A Second World War German Searchlight bunker on Fort Hommet headland at Vazon transformed from a place of war into a place of peace and beauty made entirely using local seashells
Arts & Culture, Family Friendly, Heritage

Occupation Heroes: A Guided Walking Tour of St Pet

A special Occupation-themed tour of St Peter Port, hearing stories of bravery, defiance and kindness.
Heritage, Tours, Walking

Family Fairy Ring Walk

A fun and informative family walk from Portelet to The Fairy Ring, hearing about local legends of the area, acts of bravery and heroism that have taken place throughout history.
Family Friendly, Heritage, Tours, Walking

Towers & Bunkers Cruise with Island Rib Voyages

A fascinating cruise to see and learn about the German occupation of the island and to see its formidable sea-facing defences from the best viewpoint
Heritage, Tours

Hidden Gardens of St Pierre du Bois

Explore over 20 private gardens tucked away in the tranquil lanes of this western parish.
Family Friendly, Horticulture

Wrecks & Weapons, Faith & Films, Graves & Granite

A walk around the north east of Guernsey with anecdotes from over 1,500 years of heroic history together with tragic tales
Heritage, Tours, Walking

Walking Tour: Heroes & Villains to the north of To

From Oz to the USA; GASP to Gaspers; Duels to Deliverance - all in the northern part of Town
Heritage, Tours, Walking

Walking Tour: Lihou for Locals

Explore L'Eree headland before walking across the causeway to discover the history and mystery of Lihou Island.
Heritage, Tours, Walking

Walking Tour: Walk Talk and Taste

Wander through the lanes and green lanes of the Castel from Saumarez Park, and then partake of some lovely local produce at a farm that has been in the guide's family for generations.
Heritage, Tours, Walking

Strongpoint Rotenstein Open Day

Self-guided tour of WWII fortifications, with experts at various points on the route
Heritage, Tours, Walking

Craft Workshop - Secret Senders: Paint a Mug

Paint a mug for someone who you feel deserves a little love!
Arts & Culture, Family Friendly

Craft Workshop - Secret Senders: Puffin Postcards

Draw and paint a beautiful watercolour 'positivity puffin' on a postcard
Arts & Culture, Family Friendly

Craft Workshop - Secret Senders: Clay Positivity B

Make a couple of ceramic positivity pin badges for a friend or loved one.
Arts & Culture, Family Friendly

Walking Tour: Ebenezer Le Page & The Slave Worker

During the Occupation, Ebenezer Le Page and his sister Tabitha met and befriended a foreign slave worker. Both Ebenezer and Tabitha shared what they could with the boy – and Ebenezer was there during the boy’s greatest peril – and avenged him.
Heritage, Tours, Walking

Walking Tour: Dastardly Deeds & Desperate Days at

From mutinies to misadventure & murder to malevolence - a tour of Fort George and its personal stories
Heritage, Tours, Walking

Walking Tour: The Courage of Lt Desmond Mulholland

Within days of the commencement German Occupation, Winston Churchill decided that British commandos must land on Guernsey – boots were on the ground within weeks – Lt Desmond Mulholland was wearing one of the first pairs – this is his story.
Heritage, Tours, Walking

The Shrine of the Sacred Heart

A Second World War German Searchlight bunker on Fort Hommet headland at Vazon transformed from a place of war into a place of peace and beauty made entirely using local seashells
Arts & Culture, Family Friendly, Heritage

Towers & Bunkers Cruise with Island Rib Voyages

A fascinating cruise to see and learn about the German occupation of the island and to see its formidable sea-facing defences from the best viewpoint
Heritage, Tours

Craft Workshop - Secret Senders: Puffin Postcards

Draw and paint a beautiful watercolour 'positivity puffin' on a postcard
Arts & Culture, Family Friendly

Craft Workshop - Secret Senders: Paint a Mug

Paint a mug for someone who you feel deserves a little love!
Arts & Culture, Family Friendly

The Accidental Zoo Open Days

The Accidental Zoo is a charity registered in Guernsey, Channel Islands which uses engaging up-close animal experiences to have a long lasting impact within the island community.
Family Friendly

Batterie Mirus Tour

Join us for a guided tour around part of the Batterie Mirus site, including a visit inside gun emplacement number one.
Family Friendly, Tours

BBQs on the Terrace

Enjoy BBQs on the terrace at Fermain Valley Hotel this summer
Food & Drink

Sark Coast & Caves Experience - RIB Voyage

Speed across to Sark’s spectacular west coast, marvel at the cliff scenery, go inside dramatic caves and learn about the island’s rich folklore.
Heritage, Tours

Legends of the Coast - RIB Voyage

Dash along Guernsey’s coast, taking in harbours and castles, and learn about pirates and smugglers on the way!
Heritage, Tours

Herm Explorer Wildlife RIB Voyage

Get up close to the coast and scoot around Herm taking in the nearby seal colony and puffins, with a good chance of spotting dolphins.
Heritage, Tours

Hanois Lighthouse Adventure - RIB Voyage

Run along Guernsey’s East and South coasts as we zip down to the South West corner and get right up close to the spectacular lighthouse. History, folklore and adventure all in one trip!
Heritage, Tours

Farmers Market at Sausmarez Manor- 24 April

The original Out of Town Market!
Arts & Culture, Family Friendly, Food & Drink

Sausmarez Manor Historic House Tours - 24 April

A fascinating tour of a historic manor house, parts of which date to the early 13th or late 12th centuries.
Heritage, Tours

Batterie Scharnhorst Tours

Join Tours of Guernsey for a guided tour around Batterie Scharnhorst
Family Friendly, Tours

GuernseyTogether Poetry Exhibition

The Guernsey Press is teaming up with the Heritage Festival to launch a GuernseyTogether poetry competition...
Arts & Culture

Spring Back to Life at the Victorian Walled Kitche

Come to the Victorian Walled Kitchen Garden in Saumarez Park as we open to the public for the summer season and see how the garden is springing back to life.
Family Friendly, Horticulture

Sark Spring Nature Week

Daily events to immerse yourself in nature; from wild flower guided walks to bird ringing and moth trapping.
Family Friendly, Horticulture, Tours, Walking

Sark Liberation Day Celebrations

2021 is the 76th anniversary of Sark's Liberation, commemorating the Island's freedom from German Occupation during World War II.
Arts & Culture, Family Friendly

Sark 10

The Sark 10, now in its 40th year, is “the most beautiful run in the Channel Islands".
Family Friendly

Sark Sheep Racing

A day at the races unlike anything you’ve ever experienced before.
Family Friendly

La Fête des Bêtes

A one-day event of music, performance and other delights on the epic island of Sark.
Family Friendly

SarkFest

Three day music festival at a stunning cliff top location
Family Friendly

Tea & Tales: Ebenezer Le Page

To celebrate the 2021 Heritage Festival, join us at the Library for a special Tea & Tales event dedicated to The Book of Ebenezer Le Page.
Arts & Culture

Rocquette Cider Orchard Tours

A tour of the orchard including a tasting session to sample our 9 ciders and Fruit Liqueurs, as well as biscuits and local cheese.
Food & Drink, Horticulture, Tours

Bailiwick Children’s Party

This very special event is to give all those children who missed out on their birthday parties because of lockdown a chance to celebrate!
Family Friendly

Pirates of Vale Castle

A fun event for children, with pirate-y rhymes and treasures to find and a sweet treat for all children. Fancy dress is encouraged. Booking is essential.
Family Friendly, Walking

The Vale Trail: Hidden Treasures of the North

A beautiful coastal walk around the parish of Vale that takes in Vale Castle, Bordeaux, and the Dehus Dolmen. This is a fun walk with some wonderful hidden treasures...
Heritage, Tours, Walking

Hermlore - The Folklore of Herm Island

Enjoy a walk around the beautiful island of Herm and hear some fascinating tales of the island's folklore and history.
Heritage, Tours, Walking

Cobo: Casemates, Canals, & Curios

Bunkers & Bridges, Forts & Follies, Shooting & Stars, Wrecks & Vraic. A tour of fabulous Cobo & its hinterland.
Heritage, Tours, Walking

Coast & Country

Dunes & Dams, War & Wildlife, Mills & Marais. From the magnificent sweep of Vazon Bay to the fantastic vista from Grantez Mill, to the calm of the reservoir & back.
Heritage, Tours, Walking

Guernsey's Forgotten Corner

Bays & Brayes, Rabbits & Rogues, Stone & Soccer. A tour of around the boundary of the Vale & St Sampson.
Heritage, Tours, Walking

Talbot Valley Venture

Cider & Cartoons, Mills & Models, Crocs & Chains. A wander on the borders of St Andrew & the Castel through some hidden green lanes.
Heritage, Tours, Walking

Perelle Perambulation

Frescoes & Forts, Tombs & Thespians, Railways & the Ritz. A perambulation around the stunning west coast around Perelle Bay.
Heritage, Tours, Walking

Silbe Nature Reserve Romp

Menhirs & Mines, Leats, & Lanes, Milestones & Mills. A rural ramble with more walk than talk through the green lanes of St Pierre du Bois taking in the Silbe Nature Reserve. Sturdy footwear needed.
Heritage, Tours, Walking

Gentry & La Gran'mere

Fiefs & Free Masons, Menhirs & Methodists, Soldiers & Singers, A tour around St Martin and its ancient & modern history. Afterwards coffee and cake at the tea rooms at the manor.
Food & Drink, Heritage, Tours, Walking

Corbiere Clomp

Caves & Coffee, Rhyme & Reason, War & Worship. A walk to Corbiere Point taking in NT houses, Guernsey heroes, and a ghost story or two!
Heritage, Tours, Walking

Bathing & Battlements

Dip & Dine, Fight & Flight, Tours & Tragedy. An amble around the southern side of St Peter Port with its fascinating history.
Heritage, Tours, Walking

Our Green Heartland

Farms & Fiefs, Gold & Green Lanes, Aircraft & Awards. A walk through the beautiful green heart of St Saviour with green lanes aplenty.
Heritage, Tours, Walking

In The Footsteps Of The Le Marchants

Bailiffs & Beer, Heroes & Hospitals, Murals & Movies, Romans & Rollo. A tour of the northern side of the old heart of St Peter Port with its incredible history.
Heritage, Tours, Walking

The New Ground

Duels & Disaster, Militia & Music, War & Peace. A walk around Beau Sejour, Cambridge Park & Les Cotils.
Heritage, Tours, Walking

From Granite to Diamonds

Explore the Bridge, its ancient church and harbour and Mont Crevelt. Understand its trade from oysters and granite, to the modern day fuel lifeline for the whole island.
Heritage, Tours, Walking

A Family Separated

This is the true happenings of a Guernsey family torn apart through war. The best laid plans destroyed by an air raid on a defenceless town. News reports of bombings in England and months of not knowing whether the family members were dead or alive?
Heritage, Tours, Walking

Secrets of Saumarez Park, Discover the Walled Gard

A walk around Saumarez Park focusing in on the Saumarez family, architecture, gardens and discover the link with oriental culture, why there is a Japanese walk, the lost buildings and secret walled garden.
Horticulture, Heritage, Tours, Walking

Discover Georgian St Peter Port

This is a circular walk around the town centre discovering St Peter Port during the Georgian years, and finding out about the leisure activities in the 18th century.
Heritage, Tours, Walking

Sark Behind the Scenes

Ever wondered what makes Sark tick? Join us on this fascinating walk exploring the less obvious aspects of Sark's infrastructure and governance and meet some of the leading and influential Islanders. Includes exclusive access to areas not normally available to the public.
Heritage, Tours, Walking

Sark on the Wild Side

Discover the wilder side of Sark during this most scenic and stunning time of year by joining Malcolm Cleal and Andy Remfre on a fully guided extended ramble for the more capable walker.
Horticulture, Heritage, Tours, Walking

Herm on the Wild Side

Join horticulturalist, Malcolm Cleal, exploring the wilder side of Herm's environment by observing the Islands flora and fauna and foraging the shoreline and inland and discover what’s edible and useful.
Horticulture, Heritage, Tours, Walking

Sunset in the Castel

A quiet evening amble through the little known and infrequently used byways and green lanes between Saumarez Park and Vazon taking in the history and botany on the way. Timed to watch the sunset on route and returning during dusk just as the nocturnal wildlife starts to stir.
Horticulture, Tours, Walking

Waking The Dead

A 2.5 hour walk through St Peter Port to Brothers Cemetery, Candie Cemetery, Candie Gardens and Cambridge park, pay tribute to cemetery residents famous (oldest lady) and infamous (mercenary midas, murderer and military) characters from 19th century and earlier. Refreshments included.
Heritage, Tours, Walking

Old Town, New Town

2 hour walk from Les Rocquettes Hotel, from Paganism to Methodism, from Mercenary to Militia, Architect and Archaeologist, there is a lot to cover on this walk from Les Rocquettes, through St Jacques, via Upland Road past the Regency houses of The Grange.
Arts & Culture, Heritage, Tours, Walking

Highways, Byways & Beaches

Fortifications, petrified forest, a nature reserve to an Elizabethan lookout & Napoleonic battery by grassy tracks, pine forest, lanes and coastal way – enjoy our glorious island
Heritage, Tours, Walking

Water, Windows & Views

In the heart of St Saviours, a lovely walk through pretty countryside, alongside the reservoir, douits, down lanes & paths to St Apolline’s ancient Chapel and St Saviour’s Church to see medieval paintings and wonderful stained glass windows & enjoy superb views along the way.
Tours, Walking

The German Occupation of L’Eree and the RAF Pilot

This walk takes in the German fortifications of the L’Eree headland, and also Lihou Island where an RAF Hurricane pilot ended up one night in 1941 after his aircraft ran out of fuel.
Tours, Walking

The German Occupation of Sark

This all-day walk takes in many interesting sites on Sark that was occupied by the Germans from 1940 until 1945.
Heritage, Tours, Walking

The WWII Secrets of the Mirus Gun Battery

A tour of one of the four vast German underground bunkers that made up the largest gun battery in the Channel Islands, which was operated by the German Navy.
Heritage, Tours, Walking

From Pillar to Post

A stroll around the Regency New Town of St Peter Port. Hear tales of the pillars of local society from duels to our unique place in early postal & telephone history. The pen is mightier than the sword!
Heritage, Tours, Walking

Secrets of the Forest

Explore quiet lanes with picturesque views of the Forest Parish. Hear stories of famous men & days gone by, some of whom played an important part in international trade.
Heritage, Tours, Walking

Back in Time for the Weekend

We've missed you and can't wait to welcome you back to Castle Cornet.
Family Friendly, Heritage

Liberation Day Tea Party

Liberation Day Tea Party, in St Saviour's Rectory Garden.
Arts & Culture, Family Friendly

Guernsey Gigs Unplugged Club

A fully acoustic night at St James Cafe.
Arts & Culture, Family Friendly

All That Jazz

The café’s monthly jazz night will return to bring you a selection of Guernsey’s finest jazz musicians.
Arts & Culture, Family Friendly

Bienvenue au Café

Enjoy an evening of European bliss as the Café transports you, for one night only, to la belle France!
Arts & Culture, Family Friendly

Festiva Liberation Spring Prom

Join the popular Festiva Choir with Jose Paine and Roy Sarre, Andrew Warren and Alan Boyle for a special night of freedom and thanksgiving.
Arts & Culture, Family Friendly

Charlie Sherbourne

Charlie Sherbourne is celebrating the release of his debut single The Ballad Of William Bradshaw with a milestone show at St James.
Arts & Culture, Family Friendly

Watercolour Matchbox & support

Watercolour Matchbox are excited to be returning to St James to showcase new material.
Arts & Culture, Family Friendly

Dinner Theatre: Rabbit Hole

Music Theatre Guernsey brings you the second play in their dinner theatre series - Rabbit Hole.
Arts & Culture, Food & Drink

The Get Down with DJ Oneofakind

Start your weekend off with a soundtrack of brand new and vintage Jazz, Funk, HipHop, Soul, Reggae, Beats and all the dots in-between.
Arts & Culture, Food & Drink