The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society is a fictional tale but has many references to St Peter Port and life during and post the Occupation.
This eclectic town walk tours the locations mentioned in the book and brings to life the fiction amidst the reality.
Join Islanders for a day of celebrations commemorating the Islands’ freedom from German Occupation during World War II.
Liberation Day continues to be an important day in the history of the Islands, with a wide range of entertainment and activity for all age group.
Guernsey Literary Festival
Guernsey Literary Festival is now in its permanent annual date in May.
If you like books and you like islands this could be your perfect book festival starter.
Lé Viaër Marchi
Organised by the National Trust of Guernsey, Lé Viaër Marchi or ‘The Old Market’ is a fun evening of traditional Guernsey food and entertainment. Running for over 40 years, this annual community gathering is in the heart of Guernsey, the island’s historic Saumarez Park, brings over 6,000 people to celebrate Guernsey culture and embrace local traditions.
The Rocquaine Regatta
The Rocquaine Regatta is a fun-filled day at Rocquaine Bay on the west coast of Guernsey. Unusual boat races take place throughout the day with fishing boats, small sailing boats and motor boats participating in casual yet highly competitive races!
The West Show
Established over 100 years ago, The West Show is Guernsey’s premier agricultural and horticultural show and prides itself on having retained the Guernsey traditions as well as incorporating entertainment for all the family.
Held over two days in mid-August, the West Show is located on the picturesque West Coast of Guernsey at L’Eree, a large open area which was a former aerodrome.
The Guernsey North Show and 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. Run by the Northern Agricultural and Horticultural Society, the event takes place in the wonderful leafy setting of Sausmarez Park and attracts thousands of visitors every year.
The programme of arena events includes showcasing local and off-island talent, a fun fair, and numerous stall-holders providing refreshments and other items for sale throughout the two days.
The Guernsey Air Display
The Guernsey Air Display, formerly known as the Battle of Britain Air Display has been an annual fixture in the Guernsey calendar for over forty years.
Free to watch, the air show always includes an impressive array of military aircrafts both historical and modern day. This popular event remembers and honours those who served in the Royal Air Force during World War II and in particular the pilots and crews who served in the Battle of Britain from June – October 1940.
Last Night Of The Proms
The Proms tradition will continue with a showcase of Guernsey’s fabulously talented local musicians – Guernsey Symphony Orchestra will be performing a programme of film music – followed by live coverage of the second half of the BBC coverage of the Last Night of the Proms from the Albert Hall on the big screen.