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Summer holidays!

Family: dressing up at CC

July, August & early September

Here's a handy list of some of our family-friendly events going on this summer:

 

All summer: Japan!

Catch this ambitious exhibition while you can.  The three displays include Japanese art, Manga and a replica of the Japanese house which once stood in Saumarez Park.  To Japan and Back Again: How a Corner of Guernsey Turned Japanese is open everyday at Candie, 10.00-16.00.  Normal admission applies, so it's free with your Discovery Pass. 

 

All summer: 1970s toy display and Timewarp

Step back to the decade of trolls, Action Man and Stylophones!  The Discovery Room at Candie includes a display of toys from the 1970s and the Timewarp for this year is inspired by the iconic Guernsey toy shop 'Bakers Bazaar'.  The room is open everyday at Candie, 10.00-16.00.  Normal admission applies, so it's free with your Discovery Pass. 

 

Saturday 27 July: Pirates at Rocquaine 

Pirate-themed activities at Fort Grey 13.00-15.00, with facepainting.  Entry to the Fort is free all day (10.00-16.30) for the Rocquaine Regatta.  Activities are aimed at families with children aged 5 and over.  There's no need to book.  If the weather is bad, the activities will not take place but the Fort will remain open. 

 

Sunday 18 August: Fete d'Etai   

This medieval-themed day takes place at Castle Cornet 10.00-16.00.  Normal admission applies but free entry is awarded to visitors in full medieval dress.  (Entry is also free to Discovery Pass holders).  There'll be music, dancing, crafts, a medieval camp and have-a-go crafts.  For more info and a timetable (close to the time), click here.

 

Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 September: The Big Geekend  

A two day celebration of unusual interests and nerdy obsessions.  Expect an eclectic line-up of hobbies, pastimes and things to try out.  Normal admission applies, so it's free with your Discovery Pass.  For more info and a timetable (close to the time), click here.

 

Looking for more?  You can download, below:

*  '60 Things To Do This Summer' (a list of suggestions from us for a happy heritage holiday)