The National Trust for Jersey hosts a variety of events and activities throughout the year that offer unique opportunities to enjoy our island in a special and memorable way.

Our varied programmes include countryside walks and tours, concerts, workshops, black butter making and festivals to suit every taste. These events provide exciting and inspiring opportunities to enjoy Jersey to its full potential. To learn more about specific events please choose an event from the slider menu below or select an event from the calendar.

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June 2019

Dining with Jane Austen – Table Settings, Etiquette and Manners in the Regency Era

June 6, 6:30 pm7:45 pm
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A Regency dinner party was quite an affair encompassing anywhere from five to twenty five dishes depending on the grandeur of the occasion. No wonder Mrs Bennet flew into a frenzy when she considered inviting a man ‘on whom she had such anxious designs…who had ten thousand a year’ around for supper. Guests who sat down to eat were faced with soup, meat, game, pickles, jellies, vegetables, custards, puddings – and had to follow strict rules of etiquette: ‘soup must…

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July 2019

Dining with Mrs Beeton – Table Settings, Etiquette & Manners in the Victorian Era

July 11, 6:30 pm7:45 pm
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Originally published as twenty-four newspaper columns from 1859 to 1861, Mrs. Beeton’s Book of Household Management is many things, but it is first and foremost a guide to managing a household during the nineteenth century. ‘As with the commander of an army, or the leader of any enterprise, so is it with the mistress of a house!’ Running an extravagant household was a monumental task and a responsibility not to be taken lightly.  Join historian Peter Le Rossignol for a fascinating…

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October 2019

A Night at the Opera

October 3, 7:00 pm8:30 pm
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Join The Jersey Vocal Trust Singers for a varied programme of operatic favourites performed around the grand piano at 16 New Street – including duets and arias by Mozart, Beethoven, Puccini, Dvorak and Gershwin. Price includes a glass of wine on arrival. Proceeds shared between the Jersey Vocal Trust and the National Trust for Jersey. The Trust offers substantially reduced rates for Members. Membership of the National Trust for Jersey starts from £30 for an adult and £15 for a…

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From Bach to Piazzola – A recital for violin and marimba at 16 New Street Georgian House

October 22, 7:00 pm8:15 pm
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The Trust is thrilled to be hosting local percussionist Eva Hsieh and acclaimed violinist Jonathan Hill for an intimate recital at 16 New Street Georgian House. This is a rare opportunity to attend a thrilling concert in distinct acts featuring works by Baroque composer JS Bach, Romantic composer Jules Massenet, Argentinian Tango composer Astor Piazzolla and marimba virtuoso Ludwig Albert. Not to be missed! Jonathan Hill is guest leader and soloist for many orchestras, including the Royal Philharmonic,the BBCSO and Ballet Rambert. He…

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Pop-up Halloween Event at 16 New Street

October 31, 10:00 am4:00 pm
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To celebrate Halloween this half term, the Trust is holding a pop-up children’s event at 16 New Street with a witchy theme aimed at younger visitors. Meet a ‘real’ witch in the Georgian Kitchen and find out what she is cooking in her cauldron, settle down with your broomsticks for a witchy themed story in the attic and take part in a range of Halloween themed craft activities around the table in the Club Room. Come dressed as your favourite…

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