Local History Fayre 2020
Meet, listen and talk to representatives from Jersey’s local history societies and organisations and learn more about the wonderful history of our beautiful island. Talks on local history subjects will take place throughout the fayre and specialists will be on hand to talk about their society or organisation.
Participants include: Jersey Heritage, Channel Island Bus Society, Channel Islands Great War Study Group, Channel Islands Occupation Society, Jersey Postcard Study Group, L’Office du Jerriais, ‘Partnerschaft’ with Bad Wurzach, 1781 Jersey Militia, Air Raid Precautions.
Talks, presentations and events:
10:30 Caroline Trachy: A Pioneer in Politics - Stuart Nicolle
13:10 St Saviour’s Churchyard: unusual stories 1542 – 1896 - Peter Dyson
14:30 Dr Lillian (Grandin) Dingle – Georgia Le Maistre
18:00 Poems from the Edge of Extinction – Geraint Jennings & various other people
10:30 On Sorrowful Tides: Jersey and the Loss of HMS Charybdis and HMS Limbourne, October 1943 – Ian Ronayne
11:30 The Privilege of Protecting the Past: 10 years as a freelance archivist - Catherine Kirby
12:30 Crimes and Misdemeanours - Linda Romeril
13:30 Shocking Bus Smash at Mont Felard – Ian Everson
14:30 Our Queer Channel Islands - Vic Tanner Davy