Calling all brave explorers! Some mischievous bears have been causing chaos in Guernsey and we need your help to catch them! We have teamed up with our lovely friends at Petit Train Guernsey and Iris and Dora to create a magical day filled with surprises, inspired by the classic children’s book ‘We’re going on a bear hunt.’
St Pierre Park Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort, Rohais, St Peter Port, GY1 1FD
Aug 8 - Aug 9
Select your favourite G&T blend from our dedicated gin bar, then choose from a trio of delicious seafood platters for an indulgent Saturday evening. If seafood is not to your taste, our full Terrace Café Bar and Balcony menu ensure everybody enjoys a delicious dish. Over the clinking of glasses and happy chatter you will be greeted with soothing sounds from our live entertainment, while the sun sets over St Pierre’s picturesque lake.
The Mariposa Strings, comprise professionally qualified local musicians. The ethos of the ensemble is to provide versatile, professional quality music for recitals, events and functions. The players draw from combined experience performing chamber music recitals, outreach workshops, and session and improvisation work. Their programme will include a wide selection of music including Classical, Opera/Ballet, Movies/Musicals, Jazz/World and Pop.
Octopus Restaurant, Havelet Bay, St Peter Port, GY1 1AX
From 11:00 am to 02:00 pm
Starting at Octopus Restaurant slipway to Havelet Bay. A 3 hour bracing hike from Havelet Bay to Clarence Battery (steps are currently closed, cliff path through La Valette as alternative) continue on the cliff path to the Military Cemetery, back through Fort George and out by Belvedere Tunnel. This covers rugged terrain and firm footwear is recommended.
St Saviour's Reservoir, Rue à l'Or, St Saviour, GY8
From 12:00 pm to 01:45 pm
Join Soo Wellfair on a special guided family-friendly walk around the reservoir, following the Millennium Walk trail (approx 3km). She'll tell you a little bit about the history of the reservoir then you will make our way around the trail.
Guernsey’s maritime heritage has meant that the island has long had an interest in astronomy for navigation purposes. But Guernsey people have also historically made their mark, both nationally and internationally, in the scientific aspects of astronomy, including, for example, the first scientific pictures taken of a total solar eclipse.