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Cretaceous Park Timewarp
Step into the Timewarp inspired by Jurassic Park and all things dinosaur! It’s 25 years since the first Jurassic Park film was released and Guernsey Museums have taken this opportunity to set their Timewarp clock to the Cretaceous Period.
If you haven’t been to the Museum before, the Timewarp is a small room located at Guernsey Museum in Candie Gardens. It is part of the Discovery Room (the hands-on area of the Museum, complete with family activities, games and dressing up). This year the Jurassic Timewarp features a little laboratory for creating dinosaurs(!), a small Jeep to sit in and a very impressive model velociraptor handmade by Mark Cook and his wife Amanda. You can also see some dinosaur models on display, learn about extinct animals and find out why we don’t find dino bones in Guernsey. They’re also delighted to have on temporary display a lifesize model of a dodo.
There is no extra charge for visiting the Timewarp: it is part of the Museum and normal admission and opening hours apply.
9am start at Pembroke for a 5km run, jog or walk. All abilities are welcome, adults & children ages 4 years and up. Register at parkrun.org.uk/guernsey if you want a record of your time. Bring along your printed bar code & join in for some fun, socialise with friends and Get Fit for Free!
TOTs Cricket is a new initiative to Guernsey Cricket which aims to introduce the fun and energy of cricket to groups of girls and boys from 2 1/2 – 5 year olds. Parents and siblings to get involved with the session to ensure all our little cricketers get the best experience. Find our more here.
Ravenscroft Future Stars is a brand new initiative from the Guernsey Cricket Board aimed at providing children aged five to eight with a great first experience of cricket. Find out more here.
LGBTQ+ Pride Celebrations
This year the LGBTQ+ Pride Celebrations will be held in St Peter Port Town Centre on Saturday 8th September. More information to follow on the range of activities closer to the date.
Guernsey Air Display
This event takes place this year on Thursday 13th September. With the centenary of the RAF being celebrated in 2018, it is hoped to secure aircraft that have an RAF connection in this year’s display. Find out which military assets have been secured here.
Sark Roots Festival
Sark Roots Festival is back for its third year on Friday 14th September Hosted on the beautiful Island of Sark, this event is a celebration of land, sea and community, promoting local initiatives with a global conscience. A weekend of music, workshops, food and fun!
Get your tickets via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sark-roots-festival-2018-tickets-43632371598?aff=es2
Guernsey Fire and Rescue Services Open Day
The GFRS is holding an Open Day, first time for a couple of year. A fantastic way to learn more about such an essential public service and education both children and adults alike about what it takes. Details TBC – https://www.facebook.com/GuernseyFireAndRescueService/
Homestart Processo Afternoon Tea
A nice afternoon out with friends, includes beauty treatments provided by Sabye Health and Beauty. Held on Sunday 23rd September at Duke of Richmond, £25 per person on tables of 8-12, 2:30 onwards. Please book early with email@example.com to avoid disappointment.
Halloween Afternoon Tea
28 October with the Duke of Richmond Hotel and Creation Station. Full of spooky afternoon treats and lots of activities to keep children entertained whilst parents can enjoy an afternoon tea of their own. £22.50 for adults and £15 for children (10% off for Islandmums members). Suggested age 2-10 yrs.
GSY Street Jam
Saturday 10 November at Les Beaucamps High School B Creative Dance are holding Guernsey’s 2nd Street Dance Competition! They are encouraging anyone under 25 to get involved and show off their talent. Judged by international dancer Michael (Bagsy) Oladele.
Tickets available on the door – £5 for adults and £3 for children under 12 years.
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