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Rude Mechanicals

03 June 2019 - 03 June 2019
GYCT Little Theatre Company presents Rude Mechanicals We're all putting on a show! The play within a play from the Bard of Avon's Midsummer Night's Dream. An impromptu performance: from beginning to after-party. with something for everyone - no part too big or too small. "A comic tale of love, death and walls". Take part or just watch. Come and show us your Bottom! Plenty of Moonshine. We'd like to see your chink.. 7:45 for 8 p.m.

Jay Rayner

07 June 2019 - 07 June 2019
Take a Left Productions in association with Fane Productions presents The Ten (Food) Commandments by Jay Rayner at St James, 8pm on Friday 7th June. Join the chair of BBC Radio 4’s Kitchen Cabinet as he sets out to provide hilarious guidance on the best way to eat now. The original Ten Commandments have very little to offer when it comes to the complex business of how and what we eat. So join our very own culinary Moses in this audio-visual romp as he attempts to lead us to the edible promised land. He’ll explain why thou shalt always eat with thy hands, why thou should definitely worship leftovers, and why thou must celebrate the stinkiest of foods. Plus he’ll invite thee to honour thy Pig – and so much more besides. Includes Q&A and book signing

Hip Hop - At St James

14 June 2019 - 14 June 2019
UK Hip Hop - Bristol Sessions Aylum Seekas and St James present the first UK HIP HOP Night: The Bristol Sessions, featuring young acts first seen at the HipHop Coffee Shop Sessions in Bristol. First up, on the night is Riski, a young Emcee well-known for his effortless crowd engagement and definietly one to look out for in the future. Also performing are The Caravan Collective, a group of undoubtedly true Hip Hop Heads, who express their tastes through their own unique style of jazz, Soul, Funk and Golden Era inspired Boom Bap. Supported by local talent Weaver and Guernsey's own born and bred hip-hop collective; Asylum Seekas, featuring Emcees Apex & Jimi Riddlz, DJ Minirol an 9mm on the beatbox. Tickets £10

UK Live Drum & Bass

15 June 2019 - 15 June 2019
Dr Meaker (UK Live Drum & Bass) with Support from Blakalaska. Dr Meaker are one of the most exciting Drum and Bass Live Acts to come out of Bristol. The 9 piece line up, featuring Bristol's finest musicians and vocalists, brings incredible energy to the stage every time they play. From nightclubs to muddy fierlds the band have torn up venues, earning them many accolades and awards, including winning Glastonbury Festival's Live Act Competition. The band have currently released their album Dirt & Soulon Circus Records and are looking forward to introducing the Guernsey audience to their own unique strain of the World renowned Bristol sound. Support band BLAKALASKA are a fir=ve-piece electronic band from Guernsey, Whose diverse sound fuses elements of rock, pop, dubstep, dance, trip hop and d'n'b, uniting raw, live performance with precise production. Local Drum and Bass DJ SMellz will be providing the tunes throughout the evening and for the last half hour. Tickets £20

Plein Air Painting Competition

18 June 2019 - 21 June 2019
Open to all artists of any ability over the age of 16 to enter, the Sarnia Arts & Crafts Club's Plein Air Painting Competition takes place this year at Saumarez Park, Guernsey, on Tuesday 18th June with an exhibition of the entries following on 19th - 21st June at The Victorian Walled Kitchen Garden, Saumarez Park. Artists wishing to enter must bring their media (canvas, paper, board etc) to The Cart Room by the Folk and Costume Museum at Saumarez Park between 9.30 - 10am on Tuesday 18th June to be stamped and an entry fee of £5 per stamped item (£3 for SA&C members) paid. Artists then have all day to paint from any location within the park grounds before returning their entry to The Victorian Walled Kitchen Garden between 4.30-5pm for judging. Although artists may have as many items of media as they like stamped only one final entry per artist may be submitted for judging. The winner will receive a cash prize of £250 and have their name inscribed on the Sarnia Arts& Crafts Plein Air Painting Trophy. For more information and for a full copy of the rules for competing please see the Sarnia Arts & Crafts Club Facebook page or contact Liz on 07781 148391

Phill Jupitus

21 June 2019 - 21 June 2019
Watch in delight and / or horror as Phill Jupitus drags laughs out of the chaos of his own life. Having recently moved to Scotland he shares yarns and thoughts from his time North of Hadrian's Wall. Phill is well known from BBC2's 'Never Mind The Buzzcocks', QI (BBC ") and live stand up shows all over the UK. On NNC Radio 4 PHill is a regular panellist on the award-winning 'I'm Sorry I haven't a Clue', 'The News Quiz' and other popular programmes. Tickets £25

Walking in Renoir's Footsteps

21 June 2019 - 21 June 2019
This stunning walk takes in Renoir’s stay in the Summer of 1883 and Victor Hugo’s frequent visits to Moulin Huet. We walk along Renoir's favourite route down to the bay and we also visit the actual cottage Renoir painted in his famous masterpiece above, which is now privately owned by Korinne’s family. Victor Hugo also picnicked, and you will hear some amusing accounts of what took place! Start Point: Old Mill Triangle Bus Stop, St Martins, GY4 6UB – 10am End Point: Bella Luce Hotel 12 noon Perry's Map reference: Starting point: P.30 2D / End point: P.30 2C Good walking boots are recommended £14 per person We will also stop for coffee

Ska

22 June 2019 - 22 June 2019
Ska Pirate Party with the Honest Crooks & Slim Pickings (Reggae / Dub UK)at St James. Local Ska Band The Honest Crooks are joined by UK Reggae / Dub act Slim Pickings for a night of Pirate themed shenanigans. Established in 2016, Slim Pickings bring their own unique style of modern, urban energetic feel-good reggae to St Jmes. Pirate Ska Party? Why not! Prizes for the vest fancy dress and most energetic dancer. Tickets £10

Chaos 15

27 June 2019 - 30 June 2019
Your annual celebration of Bikes, Bands and Beer is back for the 15th consecutive year to rock your world. The mainstage will rock, the Peace Tent will memorise and all around for the weekend will be cold beers, hot food, Motorcycle Show, Tattoo competitions, burnouts, Keg Lifting, Eating Challenge and much more. Rock up, pitch a tent, and stay the weekend.

Claude-Michel Schönberg

29 June 2019 - 29 June 2019
Take a Left Productions presents Claude-Michel Schönberg in conversation with Edward Seckerson at St James, 8pm on Saturday 29th June. The legendary composer of the musical Les Misérables visits the island where Victor Hugo wrote his classic novel. Together with lyricist Alain Boublil, Claude-Michel Schönberg created two of the greatest international successes in the history of musical theatre, Les Misérables and Miss Saigon. In a rare public encounter, and a 2019 exclusive to Guernsey, Claude-Michel Schönberg will sit down with writer and broadcaster Edward Seckerson to discuss his journey from songwriter, record producer and singer (including his French number one hit song Le Premiere Pas) to the stages of the West End and Broadway. Illustrated with treasured recordings, he will discuss how his “Rock Opera” La Révolution Française set him on the path to Victor Hugo and Les Misérables and how a single photograph from the archives of the Vietnam War prompted a dramatic new take on Puccini’s Madam Butterfly, as well as the elusive process which triggers the melodies, his love of opera and ballet, and his continuing quest to breathe new life into perhaps his greatest score, Martin Guerre. The event forms part of the Victor Hugo in Guernsey Conference 2019 (www.victorhugoinguernsey.gg) and you can visit their website for full Conference details and ticket packages. M Schönberg is very generously donating his fee for this event to The Victor Hugo in Guernsey Society.