Culture Jersey

Local History Fayre

Jersey Library

Event Overview

Meet, listen and talk to members of local history organisations including the 1781 Jersey Militia, Channel Islands Bus Society, Channel Islands Great War Study Group, Channel Islands Occupation Society, Jersey Archive, Jersey Heritage, Jersey Library, Jersey Philatelic Bureau, Jersey Postcard Study Group, L’Office du Jèrriais, Partnerschaft with Bad Wurzach and Société Jersiaise.

Alongside the stands there will be a busy programme of talks and presentations, book signing and a chance to see some of the hidden treasures of the Jersey Library.

Programme of talks 

Friday 19th January

10:30 The Battle of Jersey - Terry Underwood

11:00 Hidden Treasures of the Library (booking required)

11:45 Movement to and from Jersey Through Time - Anna Baghiani

1:10 Cheers! Drinks and Drinking in Jersey Through the Ages - Alasdair Crosby

2:30 What’s Your Street’s Story - Pier Road - Stuart Nicolle

5:00 Hidden Treasures of the Library (booking required)

6:00 Historical Maps of the Channel Islands - Martin Morgan

Saturday 20th January

10:30 Jersey 100 Years Ago, the calm and the storm - Ian Ronayne

11:30 Elinor Glyn, Jersey’s Hollywood Queen - Paul Darroch

12:00 Hidden Treasures of the Library (booking required)

12:30 Jersey Bus and Coach Photos of Michael Ginns - Ian Everson

1:30 Traces of War on the Dunes - Heather Morton

2:30 Broad Street on Sea - glimpses of the south side of the street and its historic hinterland - Stuart Fell

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