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.

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.

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.

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.

JUNIOR FUN TENNIS AFTERNOON

Each Saturday

All standards are welcome from complete beginners to those who can play. All ages from 4-18.

Fun games and matches will be played.

£3.00 for non-members.
£2.00 for members.

2pm to 3pm at St. Martins Tennis Club.

For more info call Richard on 07781 438610.

WALKING FOOTBALL

Various

Guernsey Walking Football Club organise 3 sessions per week.
All welcome from 18+ (any ability, male & female, they are interested in expanding the over 50’s and over 60’s age groups especially.) All sessions are very relaxed and friendly.

  • KGV – Sundays 9am to 10am – 3G pitch
  • Beau Sejour – Tuesday 10.30am to 11.30am and 11.30am to 12.30pm – indoor main sports hall
  • Styx Community Centre – Thursday 10.30am to 11.30am – indoor sports hall

Just turn up & they can help you with some coaching to get you started.

Email guernseywalkingfootballclub@gmail.com for more information.

FOLK AND COSTUME MUSEUM CHARITY CHRISTMAS SHOP

Tuesday to Saturday. Closed on Mondays

10am to 4.30pm Sunday 11am to 3pm at Saumarez Park.

FATHER CHRISTMAS FUNDRAISING VISIT

Fri 15th December 2017

Please make a donation to Green Legacy Project and Guernsey Society of Dowsers. Entertainment with Belles and Broomsticks and refreshments. Entry is free. Come and meet Father Christmas and see the festive light!
6.30pm to 8pm at Queux Plant Centre. Parking at Les Beaucamps School – opposite the rear entrance to the Plant Centre.
For more information please contact Nigel on 07781 103486.

FESTIVE EVENTS AT SAINTE MARIE DU CASTEL AND ST MATTHEWS CHURCHES

Sun 10th to Mon 25th December 2017

SAITNE MARIE

Christmas Eve 24th December 3:00 pm Family Crib service

11:30 pm Midnight Communion by candlelight

ST MATTHEWS

Sunday 17th Dec 6:00pm Carol Service

Christmas Day 25th December 10:00 am Family Service with Carols

Sunday 24th Dec 5:00pm Birthday Party for Jesus

11:30pm Midnight Communion by candlelight

FESTIVA – GUERNSEY’S FESTIVAL CHORUS & ISLAND COMMUNITY CHOIR

Monday evenings

No experience necessary. 7.25pm every Monday at Blanchelande College. Call Roy or Maddie on 01481 263930.

More details at guernseyfestivalchorus.com.

POETRY NIGHT

Mon 18th December 2018

Everyone is welcome, whether they’d like to read or simply to watch. Anyone who does want to read can simply sign up on the night.

The theme for the night is ‘celebrate’. The Ukuladeez will provide the music.

8pm at La Villette Hotel.

CHRISTMAS COURTYARD MARKET

Mon 18th December 2017

Artisan stallholders, seasonal food and drink, gifts and live music from the Guernsey Glee Singers at 6pm. Free entry bring torches, rugs and portable chairs.

4pm to 8pm at Saumarez Park.

POP-UP CHRISTMAS SHOP

Mon 18th Dec 2017

GCFE Access Dept. is holding a pop-up Christmas shop at Les Ozouets (main hall) from 12-2pm.

Everything £1 – cards, decorations, gift-bags & lots more.

All proceeds are going to the Access-Ability charity.

Plenty of parking.

ST JOHN HEALTH CARE SHOP – XMAS OPENING TIMES

Various dates

The St John Health Care Shop will be closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Eve and New Years Day. It will be open as normal (9-5) on the 27th, 28th & 29th, and 9am-12noon on Saturday 30th December.

CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Tue 19th Dec 2017

Guernsey Chamber Choir’s Christmas Concert is on at St. James at 8.00pm.

An evening of beautiful and varied Christmas music, something for everyone.

Tickets at guernseytickets.gg or from the St. James’ box office.

CHRISTMAS CRAFTS MORNING

Wed 20th December 2017

Staff will be on hand to help children of all ages make cards, pom poms, and other decorations.
10am to 12pm at La Nouvelle Maraitaine Community Library.. It’s free and you don’t need to book.
The community library is on Rue Maraitaine, Vale, opposite the Vale Douzaine Room. For more information give us a call on 720392.

TOWN CHURCH CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL

Thu 21st Dec 2017

The Tumaini Fund are hosting the hospitality at the Town Church Christmas Tree Festival for the final evening of Late Night Shopping. Festiva and carol-singers will be there – tea, coffee, cakes and non-alcoholic mulled wine will also be on offer. Hospitality is free but there will be buckets for donations.

There’ll also be a stall of Tumaini Tanzanian crafts, plus a present-wrapping service.

All happening at the Town Church, 5 – 9pm.

UNITED REFORMED CHURCH CHRISTMAS BRUNCH

Sat 22nd December 2017

A small entrance fee will cover tea/coffee and cake.  Light lunches are available and many tables of books, gifts, tombola, bric-a-brac etc.  11am to 1.30pm. at the URC Church on the Grande Rue, along from the the old St Saviours Tavern.

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!

CHRISTMAS DAY WALK WITH SILVER TOUR GUIDE ANDY WALKER

Mon 25th December 2017

£8 with proceeds to Festung Guernsey. L’Ancresse: Burials & Bunkers is a tour of the common looking at ancient tombs and German Bunkers. With no golf on, there’ll be plenty of space & time to look about. A visit to the so called Devil’s Bunker is included. Meet at the Pembroke Bay car park by the bus stop.

1.30pm till 3.30pm.

FUNDRAISING ZUMBA MASTERCLASS

Fri 5th January 2017

To raise funds to provide activities for the residents at Greenacres Dementia Care Home. Six local Zumba instructors are taking part.

£10 per person.

7pm till 9pm (90 minute class and then a raffle) at Beau Sejour.

Tickets can be purchased on the door, online or by calling 07911 710466.

More info here: facebook.com.

CHARITY AFTERNOON TEA

Sun 18th February 2018

In aid of Walk the Walk. Plenty of local stalls and tea served from 2.30pm. Tickets £30 for adults & £20 for children, including 2 strips of raffle tickets and bubbles/orange juice on arrival. Tables of 10 available.

1.30pm – 6pm at the Duke of Richmond Hotel.

Email gerty@cwgsy.net or call 07781 112252 for more details.