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2017 CI Heritage Festival

08 April 2017 - 10 May 2017
2017 Channel Islands Heritage Festival - Stay tuned for more information and details coming soon!

Richard Fleming BOOK LAUNCH

04 May 2017 - 04 May 2017
A publisher, Blue Ormer Publications, has come forward and accepted Richard's new collection of poems and they have planned a book launch on Saturday 13th May at 1pm at the Priaulx Library. Blue Ormer is a London-based publishing company that specialises in Guernsey-related books. Please come to the launch.

Sula Gallery Exhibition

08 May 2017 - 10 June 2017
Bridget Spinney, Bozena Pollock and Hayley Mallett will be showing their exciting, contemporary, new work. There are also a series of workshops to accompany the exhibition being held at the gallery.

Festiva's Liberation Proms

09 May 2017 - 09 May 2017
Festiva welcomes everyone to a night of quite unashameadly patriotic music. Share the evening with the colourful Chelsea Pensioners, the brave and proud Gurkhas as well as Festiva's choir and soloists led by Musical Director and compere Roy Sarre. Tickets £12:95 available from St James 711361 or Maddie 263930

Guernsey Literary Festival

10 May 2017 - 14 May 2017
Guernsey Literary Festival 2017 takes place at various locations in Guernsey. For more information about this event please visit:http://www.guernseyliteraryfestival.com

Museums At Night with the GLF

12 May 2017 - 12 May 2017
CASTLE CORNET & ITS MUSEUMS - Take the opportunity to visit the Castle after hours with a timetable of interactive talks, routes, children's activities and Living History. The years's event will have a strong theme of books and reading, thanks to a collaboration with the Guernsey Literary Festival. Entry to the Castle is free but there may be some charges for the author talks - check out the latest information on the Guernsey Literary Festival website.

Guernsey Choral Society

20 May 2017 - 20 May 2017
The Guernsey Choral & Orchestral Society presents John Stainers 'The Crucifixion' and Edward Elgar's 'Sea Pictures'. Two great English vocal works in new and beautiful arrangements.

Susan Ilie - Genealogist

23 May 2017 - 23 May 2017
St James Lecture Lunch Series with Susan Ilie - Genealogist - 'Past Caring' Susan carries out family research for clients around the world, probate research for both local law firms and UK probate research companies and some heir hunting of her own. She is currently assisting Dr Gilly Carr of Cambridge University with research in to Nazi persecution in the islands during the Occupation. Susan appeared in the BBC 1 series 'Heir Hunters' in 2016 when working on a local case. She has published two books, is working on a third and has written features for history magazines. Pre-booked tickets £20 (£18 FOSJ) from St James Box Office 711361 only. Menus must be confirmed in advance of the event.

Adolfo Barabino (Piano)

24 May 2017 - 24 May 2017
Described by critics as having 'a velvet touch and great virtuosity' and a 'great talent with deep musicality', world renowned concert pianist and Steinway Artist, Adolfo Barabino is acclaimed for combining a refined tone and superb technique with profound intellectual and emotional understanding. He is widely regarded as being one of the finest interpreters of Chopin of his generation. Tickets £13 (£11 FOSJ), £6 students, £6 restricted view

Orpheus in the Underworld

25 May 2017 - 25 May 2017
The University of Chichester presents a romp to Hades and back in the hands of Offenbach with a new libretto by Crispin Ward, conducted by Adam Hoskins. This production, sung in English, remains faithful to Offenbach's score while at the same time giving a new twist to the story. All proceeds to Les Bourgs Hospice in memory of Jayne Downes. Tickets £10, £8 students, £6 restricted view

Alderney Performing Arts Fest

26 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
The Alderney Performing Arts Festival: a unique celebration of music, sculpture and world class performances set in and around the island’s stunning forts. This year’s theme: Venice. Held in Alderney from 26th – 29th May, for more information visit www.alderneyperformingartsfestival.com

Dance Like No One is Watching

27 May 2017 - 27 May 2017
The University of Chichester Pops Orchestra returns to St James for their eighth year, to present a concert of music which has inspired people to get up and dance. From Rameau to ABBA and beyond, this is music to get your feet moving. All proceeds to Les Bourgs Hospice in memory of Jayne Downes. Tickets £10, £8 students, £6 restricted view. Available from St James tel: 711361

Them and Us

28 May 2017 - 28 May 2017
Ann evening of music from Guernsey Concert Brass and the University of Chichester featuring everything from the 'Mack and Mabel' Overture to Julius Fuciks' 'Entry of the Gladiators'. To finish the night's music making the bands come together for a spectacular Massed Band Finale. Tickets £10, £8 students, £6 restricted view available from St James tel: 711361

Pavel Haas Quartet

31 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
Beethoven quartet no 12 in E-flat Arvo Part 'Fratres' Shostakovich no 2 in A maj St James Concert Hall http://www.sarniafestival.com