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Activities (Fete d'etai)

Family activity calendar for the whole year in one handy place

Fézri is a term which means 'making or doing' in Guernsey's native language, Guernésiais.  Here you can find all our family-friendly events in one place.

(If you are interested in finding out more about Guernsey French, download our 'Warro!' Guernsey language activity book for free, click here.)

Please note that the calendar below is subject to change.

25 & 26 March (Sat & Sun)Mummies Weekend!Guernsey Museum at Candie10am-4pm every dayWhat better way to celebrate Mothers' Day than... visit our Egyptian Timewarp and make a mummy!  Activities are self-hosted and free: just pop in and help yourself.  Normal admission applies, Discovery Pass holders go free.
AprilIsland Explorers Treasure HuntGuernseyAll the timeTake part in our special treasure hunt for the Channel Islands Heritage Festival.  Adventurers young and young-at-heart are challenged to find the clues hidden across our historic sites. You can download the map on our website from 1st April. Good luck and safe exploring!  Return your treasure maps to Guernsey Museum to receive your prize.
14-16 April (Easter weekend) HistoryFestCastle Cornet10am-5pm every dayA three-day celebration of heroes, myths and legends!  This exciting theme ties in with the Guernsey Heritage Festival for 2017.  Featuring bags of Living History, cosy storytelling, live music, historical fun and family activities, trails and tours.  There'll be lots to see and do from Good Friday to Easter Sunday.  Our popular Easter egg hunt will go ahead on Sunday.  *Free with your Discovery Pass!*
8-14 MayDying Matters weekGuernsey Museum at Candie10am-5pmThemed table of help-yourself activities in the Discovery Room, based around the Egyptian afterlife. 
12 May (Friday)Museums at Night with the Guernsey Literary FestivalCastle Cornet6-9pmExperience the Castle after-hours for free!  Children's activities, tours and lots to keep the family entertained.  There are some ticketed events organised by the Guernsey Literary Festival - check out their website for details
27 & 28 May (Sat & Sun)The Big GeekendGuernsey Museum at Candie11am-4pmA highlight of our family activity calendar!  Plenty to see and do to involve self-confessed geeks of all ages.  Normal admission applies: DP holders go free.
30 May - 2 June (Tues - Fri)May half term activities: Fun with PharaohsGuernsey Museum at Candie2-4pm

We'll explore the Egyptian Timewarp and take part in fun, hands-on activities.  Aimed at children aged 5 and over but we hope that there's enough in the Discovery Room to keep younger children happy.  There's no extra charge for the activities. Please note that these are family activities and adults are requested to stay and join in the fun!

The Timewarp and Discovery Room will be open throughout half term every day, 10am - 5pm.

17 June (Saturday)Queen's Official BirthdayAll our sitesNormal opening hoursEnjoy free entry to all our sites for the day, including a 21 gun salute at Castle Cornet (don't forget to cover your ears!).  Our sites are Castle Cornet, Guernsey Museum at Candie, Fort Grey and the German Naval Signal HQ.
More coming soon - watch this space!