2013 Dates for your Diary
|Throughout the year
COUNTRY AND FARMERS MARKETS
Various markets throughout the island selling a selection of local produce including fish, meats, vegetables and homemade products.
Fri 1 March - Tues 30 April
Stride into spring and experience Guernsey both on foot and with food. A schedule of weekly guided walks is on offer. Led by an experienced accredited guide, this is an opportunity to bring Guernsey's colourful history and heritage to life. Afterwards keep the conversation flowing whilst experiencing our local produce.
Fri 22 March - Sun 12 May
EXHIBITION: MARTIN PARR - LIBERATION
The world premiere of a new exhibition by Magnum photographer Martin Parr, who carried out a recent commission in Guernsey. Mounted in association with the Guernsey Photography Festival.
Fri 29 March - Mon 1 April
(Bank Holiday Weekend)
EASTER FESTIVAL OF LIVING HISTORY
Castle Cornet hosts a programme of performances over Easter weekend.
Sat 20 April - Sun 28 April
SPRING FLORAL GUERNSEY FESTIVAL
Walks, talks, workshops and more are on offer - come and experience the beauty of Guernsey. Suitable for expert gardeners or beginners.
Wed 1 May - Sun 30 June
(To be confirmed)
GUERNSEY PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL
An annual festival offering a variety of photographic exhibitions throughout St Peter Port as well as talks, workshops, film screenings and competitions.
Saturdays 11 May - 28 Sep
Sundays 12 May - 29 Sep
WEEKEND OUTDOOR CONCERTS
Musical concerts and dance performed in St Peter Port's Market Square and Candie Gardens.
Various Sundays May - September
Enjoy the atmosphere as the St Peter Port seafront is closed for various events and activities.
Mon 6 May
(Bank Holiday Weekend)
GUERNSEY RACE CLUB HORSE RACE MEET
Guernsey's annual day at the races.
Thurs 9 May
Guernsey's annual celebration of freedom and the anniversary of the island's liberation from German Occupying Forces in 1945.
Sat 25 May - Sun 15 September
THE SIXTIES ARE BACK!
Celebrating the music, clothes, lifestyle and local stories from swinging sixties, marking the 50th anniversary of the Beatles performance at the Candie Auditorium.
Fri 31 May - Sat 8 June
GUERNSEY FESTIVAL OF COMEDY
Cutting edge stand-up from UK and international comedians with comedy shows, films and open mic session.
Mon 1 July
LE VIAER MARCHI
An evening of traditional food, song and dance, costume and fun at Saumarez Park.
Sat 6 - Sun 14 July
SUMMER FLORAL GUERNSEY FESTIVAL
Join us for walks, talks, lectures, workshops and more during our Summer Festival. If you love gardens there'll be something for you.
Fridays 12 July - 2 Aug
KPMG CASTLE NIGHTS
Castle Cornet opens its doors for free evenings of music and entertainment.
Sat 20 - Sat 27 July
TOWN CARNIVAL AND LA FETE D'LA MUSIQUE A LA VILLE
Oodles of family fun with clowns face painters, musicians and much more in St Peter Port's streets.
Sat 27 July
A full day and evening of entertainment, activities and fun on Guernsey's west coast.
Sat3 - Sun 4 August
TORTEVAL SCARECROW FESTIVAL
Take a stroll through the beautiful south west of Guernsey and vote for your favourite scarecrow.
THE SUMMER SHOWS
The South Show
Fri 9 & Sat 10
Islanders show off their talents with vegetables, flowers, homemade produce and more.
The West Show
Wed 14 & Thurs 15
Agricultural and horticultural traditions, local costume and lots of entertainment.
The North Show and Battle of Flowers
Wed 21 & Thurs 22
Lots of family entertainment and tradition as well as the "Battle of Flowers", where there are prizes for the best floral floats.
Thurs 12 Sep
GUERNSEY AIR DISPLAY
Watch the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight including the Lancaster, the Spitfire and the Red Arrows.
Sat 21 - Sun 29 September
AUTUMN FLORAL GUERNSEY FESTIVAL
Come and experience the beauty of our island. Walks, talks, workshops and more are on offer. Suitable for expert gardeners or beginners.
Tues 1 October - Mon 11 November
There is a buzz in Guernsey during Tennerfest with menus on offer from £10 upwards.
Sat 12 - Sat 26 October
NCCPG NERINE FESTIVAL
See Guernsey Lilies at the Victorian greenhouse in the beautiful Candie Gardens.
*Some of these event dates are provisional. VisitGuernsey would advise anyone wishing to attend an event to confirm details before making travel arrangements. For-up-to-date information please contact the Guernsey Information Centre or go to www.visitguernsey.com
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