FESTIVA-GUERNSEY’S CHURCHES FESTIVAL CHORUS AND ISLAND COMMUNITY CHOIR

Monday evenings

No experience necessary! 7.25pm at Blanchelande College. Call Roy or Maddie on 263930. www.guernseyfestivalchorus.com

GUERNSEY TABLE TENNIS ASSOCIATION ‘COME AND PLAY’ SATURDAY MORNINGS

Every Saturday

Coaching given if needed. Everybody welcome all ages and abilities. Bats and Balls provided just wear some trainers. 10am to 12.00noon at the GTTA Table Tennis Centre, Hougue du Pommier.

TABLE TENNIS MONDAY MORNINGS

Every Monday

Have a game of table tennis for as little as £2.00, have a coffee and a chat and meet new friends and see the benefits and the enjoyment of having a game of table tennis. Old and new members welcome.

10.00am  to 12.00 noon at the Guernsey Table Tennis Centre, Hougue du Pommier next door to the Indoor Bowls stadium. Details from Beck’s on 07781 180140.

WALKING FOR HEALTH

Ongoing

Various walks suitable for anyone who wants to get a little fitter with a group of like-minded people. Walks are free and take approximately half an hour.

More info & walk dates/times at www.walkingforhealth.org.uk.

PARKINSON’S UK GUERNSEY BRANCH EXCERCISE CLASS

Every Thursday

10.45am to 11.30am at the New Cobo Community Centre.  Details from Penny on 241118.

GUERNSEY ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION WEEKLY CARERS SUPPORT GROUP

Every Wednesday

Each week they have a guest speaker on Alzheimer’s related topics followed by refreshments. All carers & their loved ones are invited to attend these free, friendly and inclusive sessions. 2pm to 4pm, Rue des Monts, Delancey.

NORTH COMMUNITY MARKET

Every Friday

10am till 11am at the Vale Douzaine Room. All welcome, plenty of parking.

More details on their Facebook page.

DEMENTIA DROP-INS

Thursdays

Being held at Styx in St. Peter’s between 1.30pm and 3pm on the first Thursday of every month & at the Guille-Alles Library in St. Peter Port between 2.30pm and 4.30pm on the last Thursday of the month.

To find out more, call 01481 233700 or email guernsey@alzheimers.org.uk.

THURSDAY SOUP BOWL

Every Thursday

At Les Capelles Methodist Church Community Centre every Thursday from 12 noon till 1pm. A choice of two homemade soups available. More details from Glennys on 01481 247356.

ALZHEIMER CAFE

Tuesdays

Café Forget-Me-Not is an Alzheimer Café for people with dementia and carers & is held on the first Tuesday of the month, 2.30-4.30pm at the St. Martin’s Community Centre.

To find out more about the Café and other local services, call 01481 233700 or email michael.nicholls@alzheimers.org.uk.

ST PETER’S COMMUNITY MARKET

Each Wednesday morning

Plenty of parking and ramp access.
Fresh fruit and vegetables, homemade cakes, craft, jams and pickles. Stay for coffee.
10am to 11am at the Community Hall behind the Post Office.

BACK TO THE 60’s WITH ‘THE BEATLES REVOLUTION’

Fri 20th & Sat 21st Oct 2017

At St. Pierre Park Hotel, 7 for 7.30pm until 11.45pm. Two course dinner, instant win raffle, auction, plus music from The Beatles Revolution. It’s raising money for the GSPCA & CLIC Sargent.

The Saturday is now sold out but limited space is available for the Friday.

£48 per person, tables of 10, smaller parties are also welcome & fancy dress is encouraged. Contact Corinne for more details on 07911 720469 or email corinneconnolly@cwgsy.net.

ACTIONAID QUIZ NIGHT

Fri 20th October 2017

All money raised goes towards the rebuild of Bani Bilas School in Nepal, which was severely damaged by the 2015 earthquakes.

Teams of up to 6 people £10pp (pay on the night) Includes hot meal: Choice of chilli con carne and rice; scampi and chips; or vegetable lasagne Licensed bar and raffle.

7pm at Café Amiti, La Nouvelle Maraitaine.

To book a team please call 07781 436373 or email actionaidguernsey@gmail.com

GUERNSEY PARKRUN

Every Saturday

Get Fit for Free with Guernsey Parkrun.

9am start at Pembroke for a 5km run, jog or walk. All abilities are welcome, adults & children ages 4 years and up.

Register at parkrun.org.uk/guernsey if you want a record of your time.

Bring along your printed bar code & join in for some fun, socialise with friends and Get Fit for Free!

WESLEY DROP-IN CAFE

Various dates

21st Oct and 25th Nov 2017

Proceeds go to Wesley Project Fund. Bacon, sausage or egg butties from £1.50. Free drinks and Sunday papers available. 10.30am to 1pm. Parking available in the car park by the Bouet traffic lights.

GUERNSEY BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION HONEY SHOW

Sat 21st and Sun 22nd October 2017

Free entry. All welcome. Come and see the bees and locally-made products and find out how to help the bees.

Saturday- Midday to 4.30pm

Sunday- 10am to 2pm at The Orchard House at Saumarez Park Walled Garden.

LA SOCIETE GUERNESIAISE FAMILY HISTORY SECTION ROOM

Sat 21st October 2017

Open for family research. 10am to 12 noon at The Russels, Les Cotils.

AUTUMN BAZAAR

Sat 21st October 2017

Gifts, various stalls including cakes, jewellery handbags & accessories, books, bottle stall, handmade gifts, face painting, toys and games. Bean jar, lunch and refreshments.  Apple Pie Baking Contest, open to all!  Entries to be received on the day.

10am to 3pm at St Sampson’s Parish Church Community Hall (Potter’s Corner).

GSY STREET JAM

Sat 21st October 2017

2.00pm to 5.30pm at Les Beaucamps High School.
Tickets can be purchased on the entrance from 1.30pm- £5 adults, £3 children.

More details can be found on the Facebook event page GSY Street Jam 2017.

CHARITY MASSIVE NEARLY NEW SALE

Sat 21st October 2017

Raising Funds for House of Hope Orphanage in Mombassa, Kenya. Quality items all at 50p! Doors open at 2pm at the Vale Douzaine Room.

SAUSMAREZ MANOR MARKET

Each Saturday

Now at St. Martins Parish Hall with the charities Caritas, Guernsey Cheshire Homes and Riding for the Disabled fund raising. Parking on the forecourt and the road side and the Community Centre opposite. Open from 9.00am to 12.00pm.

RED CROSS AUTUMN FAYRE

Sat 21st October 2017

Goods on sale include gifts and jewellery, kitchen and dining, books and DVDs, toys and games and clothing, new shoes and handbags. Many items are brand new so an excellent opportunity to start some Christmas shopping. There will also be children’s games and activities.

1.30pm to 4pm at St Pierre Park Hotel.The shop will also be open as usual.

FRIENDS OF SRI LANKA FINAL CAR BOOT SALE FOR 2017

Sun 22nd October 2017

Food and toilet facilites available. £6 per car. Set up from 11.30am with selling from 1pm to 3pm at Specsavers car park. Contact Nicky on 07911 719317 or Graham on 07781 436936.

STREET DANCE WORKSHOPS

Sun 22nd October 2017

With Street Dance Professional Freya Sands.

Cost £15
Limited places available.

Primary & Junior School Students – 9.30am to 11am
Senior School Students – 11.30am to 1pm at Avril Earl Dance & Theatre Arts Centre
St Andrew’s Community Centre, Rue de Boullerie, St Andrews

Contact Brandi to book on 07839 254115.

You do not have to have entered the competition to attend the workshops
they are open to all keen dancers.

SONGS OF PRAISE SERVICE

Sun 22nd October 2017

With soloist Pierre Tostevin. All welcome and tea and Guernsey Gache will be served.3pm at Les Adams Methodist Church.

AUTOCROSS WINTER CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND 3

Sun 22nd October 2017

From 12.30pm at Chouet Beach.

Details from John on 07781 430831.

GUERNSEY KART AND MOTOR CLUB SUMMER KART CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND 8

Sun 22nd October 2017

Everyone is welcome to watch the racing, refreshments will be available and entry is free.
10am to 1pm at the Track.

OPEN MIC POETRY SESSION

Mon 23rd October 2017

Everyone is welcome. If you’d like to read, simply sign up on the night.

The theme for is ‘spooky’, though anything goes. Music for the evening will be provided by Seigneur Hedge Veg.

8pm at La Villette Hotel.

UNDERSTANDING AND BEATING THE FEAR OF FLYING

Wed 25th October 2017

With John Halker. 8pm at Guernsey Aero Club.

CHARITY QUIZ NIGHT

Thu 26th Oct 2017

At Les Beaucamps High School, doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start.

Teams of 6, open to staff & non-staff. Cost is £10 per person which includes a ploughman’s supper. There’ll also be a raffle on the night.

Raising funds for the St. Peter Port Christmas Lights Charity.

To book a table, email michelle.marshall@heritage.co.gg.

WOODEN SPOON LEGEND DINNER

Fri 27th October 2017

With rugby legend Neil Black. 3 course dinner. Black tie/Blazers & ties. £55 per person. Tables of 12 but individuals are welocome. 7.30pm for 8pm at the Duke of Richmond Hotel. Details from Karen on 07911 741097 or e-mail Guernsey@WoodenSpoon.com.

BINGO NIGHT

Fri 27th Oct 2017

At St. Johns Hall on the Rohais. 6pm – 9pm, eyes down at 6.15pm.

£10 for adults, £5 for children, ticket price includes a light buffet and the bingo. There’s also a meat draw on the night.

For more info or to buy tickets, contact ormerladiesfc@suremail.gg or call Anna on 07781 111721.

CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF THEATRE AND DANCE

Sat 28th October 2017

Promoting the Charities of The Town Carnival and GADA.

Social Dancing and Music by City Limits.

Doors Open at 7.00pm. Performances start at 7.30pm at Beau Sejour,

Tickets £30.00 each.

Call Jamie for more information and Booking tickets On 07781 115568 OR by email: jamie.letissier@cwgsy.net

HAUNTED CASTLE

Sat 28th October 2017

A family-friendly spooky-themed day including folklore, storytelling, ghost tours, gourd boules and slime making. Face painting by Joni will be in the Castle from 11am to 3pm followed by the fancy dress competition for all ages at 3pm. The Blue Mountains will also be treating us to their unique blend of of hauntingly dark & atmospheric original music, just after the noon day gun. Normal admission applies but it’s free with your Discovery Pass and free if you’re wearing full spooky fancy dress! 10am to 4pm at Castle Cornet.

BORDEAUX METHODIST CHURCH AUTUMN FAYRE

Sat 28th October 2017

Proceeds go to Bordeaux Methodist Church. Stalls include attic treasures, books, toys, cake stall, crafts, competitions and snacks (soups, rolls and desserts). 11.30am to 2pm at Vale Church Hall.

CHARITY BINGO NIGHT

Sun 29th October 2017

In aid of the Sarah Groves Foundation. Tickets £1. Doors open at 4pm . Eyes down at 6pm at the Royal British Legion, L’Islet. Contact Lee on 07781 106517 for tickets.

GSPCA CURRY AND QUIZ EVENING

Sun 29th October 2017

In aid of the animals at the GSPCA.

Includes a raffle. £8 per team of four. Starting from 7pm at the Plough Inn.

To join with a team please send your team name to Skip at the Plough Inn as soon as possible please.

Call 720599

To visit their facebook event page please visit –

https://www.facebook.com/events/1875529392477831/?active_tab=about

FUNDRAISING HALLOWEEN DANCE PARTY

Mon 30th October 2017

Tor raise funds for BC Elite Dance Team to go to the UberEssential Island Jam Competition in Jersey in November. £5 per ticket including drink and hotdog. Thriller dance, fun & games, face painting, cakes, sweet sale raffle and prize for the best fancy dress, Reception to Year 2 4.15pm to 5.30pm and Years 3 to 6 5.30pm to 6.45pm at St Martin’s Community Centre. Details from Brandi on 07839 254115.

PARENT & TODDLER CHURCH AND PLAY

Mondays and Tuesdays during term time

Cost £2 per child. Please note due to popularity of this activity, attendance can be only to one of the sessions on the same day each week and when the groups are full names will be added to a waiting list. 9.30am to 11.30pm at The Salvation Army, La Picquerel, Vale.

THE DEVELOPMENT OF GUERNSEY’S HARBOURS

Tue 31st October 2017

Guernsey has been blessed with a harbour for over a thousand years, providing a safe refuge to the ships which have ensured Guernsey’s continued prosperity. The facilities have developed and changed, dramatically at times, to meet the needs of the Island. Innovative funding, entrepreneurial business spirit, and foresightedness have all contributed to the remarkable story of Guernsey Harbours.

Come and find out more when former Harbour Master Captain Peter Gill talks on the history of harbour development at the Frossard Theatre on Tuesday 31st of October.

This talk is in the Friends of the Priaulx Library series and begins at 7pm.

Admission is by ticket and these can now be obtained at the Priaulx Library. Free for Members and £5 for non-Members.

BRIGHT TIGHTS DAY 2017

Fri 3rd Nov 2017

Everyone is being encouraged to get sponsored for wearing bright tights or socks for the day to show support for the charity. 2017 marks their 5th birthday, so watch out for big birthday surprises, particularly around 12.30pm on Smith Street!

More details & updates on their Facebook page.

2ND GUERNSEY SCOUT GROUP GROUP BONFIRE NIGHT PARTY

Fri 3rd November 2017

Adults 13 and over £2 and children £1. Hot food and drinks on sale from 5.45pm with bonfire lit at 6.30pm and fireworks to follow at the Rue de Haut in the Vale.

CHRISTMAS-THEMED QUIZ

Sat 11th November 2017

Raising funds for the St Peter Port Christmas Lights. Raffle & Bar on night. Tickets £10 each to include ploughmans supper – tables of up to 6 people – cakes available for donations. Wear something Chrismassy! 6.30pm for 7.00pm start at St Martin’s Community Centre.  To book a table email: jaxr@cwgsy.net or telephone 07781 139007.

GSPCA 1960’S AND MASQUARADE BALL

Sat 11th November 2017

£60 a ticket. Tables of 8, 10 or 12. Bookings for smaller numbers on request. Drinks reception on arrival. Headlining– ‘The Day Trippers’. Other entertainment surprises.

Being held at the Farmhouse Hotel. For bookings, please call 01481 257261, or email fundraising@gspca.org.gg.

To download a poster to help promote the event please click here.

GLITZ N’ GLAM FASHION SHOW

Sun 12th Nov 2017

Raising money for Autism Guernsey. 32 new & nearly new outfits to be auctioned at the end of the evening. Licenced bar and raffle. Tickets including nibbles are £10, or £15 with a glass of prosecco. 2pm start at the Wicked Wolf. Details & booking info on 01481 245272.

CHARITY RECORD FAIR

Sun 12th Nov 2017

Guernsey’s Biggest Charity Record Fair is raising funds for the Guernsey Motor Neurone Association. Being held at Blanchelande College from 10am till 4pm. If you would like a table to sell your records/CDs etc, give Vaughan a call on 07781 124828.

Donations of unwanted vinyl, CDs & DVDs are also greatly accepted.

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY CHARITY AFTERNOON TEA

Sun 12th November 2017

In support of Help for Heroes. Tickets £26.50. Tables of 10 available for corporate or groups. Bubbles on arrival, bagpipes, entertainment, raffle. Great afternoon out for a great cause. 2.30pm at the Duke of Richmond Hotel. To book call Dawn on 07839 123011

TABLE TOP SALE

Sun 12th November 2017

9.30am to 1pm at Les Beaucamps High School.To book at space contact Caroline on 07781 404880 or visit our FB page Les Beaucamps High School PTA.

GUERNSEY SANDS NOVEMBER COMMUNITY MEET

Wed 15th Nov 2017

For anyone affected by the loss of a baby. 7.30pm till 9.30pm in the Meeting Room at St Stephen’s Community Centre. Please confirm your attendance by calling 07781 103435 or e-mailing guernseysands@gmail.com.

GUILLE ALLES READING GROUP- THE BIG RE-READ

Wed 15th and Sat 18th November 2017

Re reading old favourites. Revisit something you read a long time ago. How does it compare to the memory?

The meetings are at the Library on Wednesday 7.30pm to 9.00pm and Saturday 3.30pm to 5.00pm.

It’s free and you don’t need to book. For more information call 720392 or email abayfield@library.gg

GUERNSEY GRAMMAR SCHOOL AND SIXTH FORM CENTRE ANNUAL CHRISTMAS FAYRE

Sat 18th November 2017

As well as the usual toys, books, console games, raffle, games and tombolas, we also have a large number of local craft stalls, some of which are new to the Island!

Santa will also be in his Grotto offering a photo and present. 2pm to 4pm at the school.

GRAMMAR SCHOOL AND SIXTH FORM CENTRE ANNUAL CHRISTMAS FAYRE

Sat 18th November 2017

As well as all the normal stalls selling books, toys, console games, tombolas, games and raffles, we have a large number of fantastic local craft stalls, some new to Guernsey!
Santa will also be in his Grotto offering a present and a photograph!
So come and do all your Christmas Shopping in one go!! 2pm to 4pm at the school on Footes Lane.
Details from Suzy on 07781 167023.

GSPCA DOG & CAT FIRST AID COURSES

Ongoing

For all dates & times, go to gspca.org.gg.

CHARITY BINGO NIGHT

Sun 26th November 2017

In aid of Wheelchairography Guernsey. Great raffle. Ticket £1.  Buy your bingo books on the night.Doors open at 4pm. Eyes down at 6pm at the British Legion,  l’islet. Tickets available from Pam Davey on 07781 127567.

ST PETER PORT CHRISTMAS LIGHTS IN THE OSA POP-UP SHOP

Mon 27th to Sat 2nd December 2017

Selling decorative bottles, ladies & gents decorative mug gifts, shell  soap dishes, sweet bags, table favours, home made Christmas crackers, chutney, jams and lots more.

Also featuring the ‘Guess the bulbs in the jar’ competition.

Tel: 07781 139007 or email jaxr@cwgsy.net for more information.

CHRISTMAS MARKET

Wed 29th November 2017

Raising funds for Girl Guiding. Tea, coffee and mince pies, 8 local crafters and gifts made by the Guides. 6.30pm to 8.30pm at St Marys Church Hall. Contact Steph for details on 07781 404600 or e-mail chemi123@hotmail.co.uk.