Community events for the period from 13 – 19 June, 2013
The Victorian Walled Kitchen Garden at Saumarez Park, Castel, is now open on Tuesday to Friday, 10am-4pm and Saturday and Sunday, 10am-1pm for the foreseeable future.
The Guernsey Contemporary Textile Artists at The Guernsey Picture Framers and Art Gallery, L’Ancresse, Vale, until 30 June. Open Monday, 9.30am-noon and Tuesday to Saturday, 9.30am-5pm.
Living Positive, an Arts in Health exhibition exploring the lives of those affected by or living with HIV through photography and word, in The Greenhouse, Guernsey Information Centre, North Esplanade, St Peter Port, until Sunday. Open daily. Free admission.
The Guernsey Tapestry at St James is open from 10am-4.30pm, Monday to Saturday.
Vibrant photographs from Sarah Griffith’s Bridge2Haiti collection in the link corridor on Level 1, Princess Elizabeth Hospital, during hospital visiting hours.
More Stories from the Landscape, artworks by Frances Lemmon at the Coach House Gallery, St Peter’s until 12 July. Open daily, 11am-5pm. Free admission.
The Guernsey Voluntary Service’s Jubilee Day Centre for the over 65s is open Monday to Friday. Tel. 247518.
The Guernsey Voluntary Service’s Russels Day Centre for the over 65s is open Tuesday to Friday. Tel. 247518.
Samaritans: Emotional support, 24 hours a day. Tel. 715515 or 08457 909090. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call in at 2, Forest Lane, St Peter Port (call first to confirm opening times).
Guernsey Hard of Hearing Association. Tel. 238704.
Guernsey Bereavement Service, office open Monday to Friday, 9-11am. Counselling by appointment only. Tel. 251056 or the office on 257778.
Citizens Advice Bureau, tel. 242266. Open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 9.30am-4pm, Wednesday, 9.30am-6.30pm, and Friday, 9.30am-12.30pm.
Relate relationship counselling. Daytime and evening appointments available. Tel. 730303 or visit www.relate.org.gg.
Mostly books charity shop at No. 2, The Arcade, St Peter Port. Open Monday to Friday, 10am-2pm, and Saturday, 10am-3.30pm. Supporting ActionAid, Guernsey Lifeboat and Samaritans.
Survive Cancer’s sale of women’s new, vintage and designer clothing at The Dressing-Up Box, 3, Mansell Street, St Peter Port. Open Friday, 1-4pm, and Saturday, 11am-4pm, with limited opening times from Monday to Thursday. See shop window. All proceeds to Sepsis trial fund and cancer research. Tel. 07781 112416.
Oxfam shop, 24, Smith Street, St Peter Port. Open Monday to Friday, 9am-4.30pm and Saturday, 10am-4pm. Tel. 728525
Les Bourgs Hospice store, Mont Arrive. Open Monday to Friday, 8.30am-4pm and Saturday, 8.30am-3pm. The Bridge shop is open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 9.30am-4.30pm, and Thursday, 9.30am-1.30pm.
Red Cross shop, at Red Cross House, Rohais, St Peter Port. Open Monday to Saturday, 9am-4pm. Tel. 723088.
Communicate shop at the former Bridge Motor Shop, St Sampson’s. Open Monday to Saturday, 10am-4pm. Tel. 242715 (furniture shop) or 07781 404622.
The Ron Short Centre shop at Beau Sejour, St Peter Port. Open Monday and Friday, 2-4pm, Wednesday, 10am-3pm, Tuesday and Thursday, 10am-4pm, and Saturday, 10am-2pm. All proceeds to The Guernsey Society for Physically Disabled People.
Friends of the Citizens Advice Bureau shop at the Bridge, St Sampson’s. Open Monday to Friday, 10am-4pm, and Saturday, 9.30am-noon. Tel. 240610.
Salvation Army shop at Nocq Road, St Sampson’s. Open Monday to Friday, 10am-3pm, and Saturday, 10am-noon. Tel. 200217.
Guernsey Cheshire Home shop at South Quay, St Sampson’s. Open Tuesday to Saturday, 8.30am-3pm.
RNLI shop in the Clock Tower, St Sampson’s. Open Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 10am-noon.
Health Information Exchange shop on the Bridge, St Sampson’s, open 10am-4pm, Tuesday to Saturday. Tel. 246154.
Guernsey Contraceptive Service, family planning clinic at No. 7, Le Pollet, St Peter Port. Clinic open Monday to Saturday. Tel. 714954 or 07781 103434 for opening hours.
National Childbirth Trust antenatal classes. For details, call Emma on 07781 439711 or the information line 12058.
Guernsey Blind Association at Le Four Cabot, St Andrew’s. Open Monday to Friday, 9-11.15am (or by appointment). Tel. 236933.
Alcoholics Anonymous meetings on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 8pm, Wednesday at 12.30 and 8pm, Friday at 7pm, Saturday at noon and 8pm, and Sunday at 10.30am and 6.30pm. Tel. 713480.
Health Information Exchange at Beau Sejour (next to the Ron Short Centre) and also at the Princess Elizabeth Hospital. Both open Monday to Friday, 10am-4pm. Tel. 707470.
Community Health Services’ infant welfare clinics at the Vale Douzaine Room, Maritaine Road, 2-4pm, on Monday, at St Martin’s Community Centre, 2.15-4.15pm on Tuesday, at the Kindred Family Centre, Les Genats Estate, Castel, 9.30-11am on Wednesday, and at Lukis House, The Grange, St Peter Port, 10-11.30am on Friday.
Life pregnancy counselling and help service: free pregnancy tests, post-abortion counselling, seven days a week, including evenings. Tel. 241143.
Quitline Stop Smoking Service for new clients at the Princess Elizabeth Hospital: Mondays and Wednesdays at 6pm, Tuesdays at 10.30am or 1.45pm, Thursdays at 11.30am or 1.45pm and Saturdays at 9.30am. Also at Pier Steps Surgery in Boots on Wednesdays at noon or 1.30pm. Tel. 233170 for further details.
Walk your way to health: free walks with trained leaders. Different routes at various times and days, each lasting approx. 30 minutes. For details, call the Health Promotion Unit on 707311, Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm.
St Saviour’s Church Flower Festival, 10am-4.30pm daily until Sunday. Flowers, music and teas.
Internet cafe at the Western Community Centre, 10-11.30am. Tel. 267319.
Friends of St Martin’s coffee morning at Delancey Elim Church, 10am-1pm. £1 entry. Free fill-up.
Evoke Productions presents The Liver Birds at Beau Sejour, 8pm on Thursday and Friday. Tickets on sale from www.guernseytickets.gg or tel. 747200.
Styx Internet and Learning Centre, a free service, at the Western Community Centre, 10-11.30am. No booking required. For further details, call 267319.
Holy communion with healing prayer at St John’s Church, 10am followed by Open Church, 11am-1pm. Tea/coffee, cake and sandwich lunches.
Luncheon club at L’Islet Salvation Army, La Route du Picquerel, Vale, 12.30pm. Two-course lunch for £4. Tel. 248687 to book.
RTU and OAP social meeting at the Vale Douzaine Room, 2pm. New members welcome.
Home League (Christian meeting for women and men) at L’Islet Salvation Army, 2.30pm.
Ron Short Centre swimming for the disabled at Beau Sejour, 6-6.30pm. Tel. 724333.
Line dancing at the Wayside Cheer Hotel, 6.45pm for beginners and 7.45pm for improvers. Call Pat on 249203.
Zen Buddhist Group meeting, 7.30pm. Tel. 722446 for venue.
Baby & toddler groups
Mother and toddler group at Wesley Methodist Church Hall, 9.30-11.30am. Tel. 725851.
Baby Bounce: Rhymes and songs for babies up to one year, at the Guille-Alles Children’s Library, 10-10.30am and 11-11.30am. Booking essential on 743635.
St Sampson’s baby and toddler group at St Sampson’s Church Hall, Potters Corner (opposite Hairtek), 1-3pm. Tel. Dana on 07781 454820 for further details.
Free meditation session at Cured (opposite Fletchers Sports in the Arcade), 5.45-6.30pm. Tel. 07781 448319 or email email@example.com.
Ayurveda Cookery Course, until Sunday. Simple, delicious, health giving vegetarian cookery as taught by the ancients. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or tel. 07781 448319 for further details.
Community coffee morning at Eldad Elim Church, Union Street, St Peter Port, 10am-2pm (term-time only). Free of charge. Call 07911 720177 or visit www.eldadchurch.org.gg.
The Oasis is open for tea and coffee at Delancey Elim Church, Les Banques, St Sampson’s, 10am-noon. Call the church on 249490 or Nigel on 07781 129770.
Euchre drive at the Vale Church Hall, 7.30pm. Call Trevor on 253350 or 07781 414750.
Fairs & sales
Fresh Friday, sale of local edible produce, at Market Square, St Peter Port, 8.30am-2.30pm.
Vale Country Market at the Douzaine Room, Maraitaine Road, 10-11am.
A quality second-hand accessory sale and pamper evening, in aid of the Freedom Project Charity, at Delancey Elim Church, Les Banques, St Sampson’s, 7pm.
Age Concern Centre at St Martin’s Parish Hall, 2-4pm. Tel. 256366. Helpline: 267660.
SJA Sarnia Division meets at Bailiwick Headquarters, Rohais. Badgers, 5.15-6.45pm, cadets, 6.30-8pm, and adults, 7.45-9.30pm.
Gada: Ballroom and Latin classes for children, beginners and novices on Fridays and Wednesdays. Call Jamie on 07781 115568.
Sports Association for the Disabled meets at KGV Clubhouse, 7-9pm. Tel. 258819.
Baby & toddler groups
Tea, toast and toddlers at the Salvation Army Hall, Clifton, 9-11am. Tel. 713927.
Parent and toddler group at St Saviour’s Parish Church Hall, 10-11.30am.
Parent and toddler group plays badminton (with creche) at the Rohais Badminton Centre, 10-11.30am. Tel. 07781 115428. Beginners welcome.
TOTS: stories and songs for toddlers aged one to three years, at the Guille-Alles Children’s Library, 10 and 11am and 2.15pm. Booking essential on 743635.
Galaad mothers and toddlers at Galaad Methodist Church, 1-2.30pm. Tel. 255535.
CanMove, an exercise-based support group for local cancer patients who are about to embark on, or currently undergoing or recently finished, a course of chemotherapy, run by The Centre for Modern Medicine’s exercise physiologist Gareth Corbett, at Beau Sejour Centre, 9.30-11.30am.
Free meditation session at OSA Unit, 22, Smith Street, St Peter Port, 12.15-12.45pm. Contact 07781 448319 or email email@example.com.
The Guernsey Conservation Volunteers will be clearing La Mare Huchon Douit, St Sampson’s, meeting in the car park by Rousse kiosk, near the Peninsula Hotel (Perry’s page 33 F2) at 10am. New members welcome.
Saturday Bingo Club at the Royal British Legion Northern Branch Hall. Doors open at noon with eyes down at 1.30pm. £1 entry with a charity house game each week.
The Shrine of the Sacred Heart will be open on Hommet headland, Vazon, from 2-4pm (weather permitting). Look out for the ‘shrine open’ signs on the main road.
Family story time for all-aged children at the Guille-Alles Children’s Library, 2.15-2.45pm. No booking necessary.
10th Anniversary Tumaini Charity Variety Concert at Spurgeon Baptist Church, North Clifton, 7.15pm. Featuring The Guernsey Concert Brass and much other local talent. Free admission. Car parking at Elizabeth College. For further details contact Vic Richer on 722004 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
50 Years of Bond Themes featuring local soloists, choir and orchestra at St James, 7.30pm. Also on Sunday at 2.30pm.
The Guernsey Bach Choir presents a Choral Evensong followed by a short recital of anthems and part-songs from their large repertoire of choral music at St Martin’s Church, 7.30pm.
Fairs & sales
Car boot sale at La Mare de Carteret School, 7.30am. No booking required. Contact Wendy on 236104.
Castel farmers’ market at Le Friquet Garden Centre, all day from 8.30am.
Farmers’ market at Sausmarez Manor, St Martin’s, 9am-12.15pm.
Walled Garden at Saumarez Park, Castel, 9.30am-12.30pm. Varied selection of tomato, lettuce and other plants, Heritage vegetable/flower seeds from Victorian era plus locally made handicrafts.
Summer fayre at Le Rondin School, 11am-2pm. Various stalls. Plenty of parking on site.
Table top sale, in aid of St Mary’s Church and Youth Groups, at St Mary’s Church Hall, L’Islet, 1.30-3.30pm.
RSPB Guernsey Group’s weekend walk, meeting at Jerbourg car park (Perry’s page 31 H4) at 8am for a walk along the cliffs.
Sunday Charity Tea Dancers at the Wayside Cheer Hotel, 2.30-5pm. Admission £4.50 including refreshments.
Guernsey Youth Jazz Orchestra will be performing in Candie Gardens from 3-4pm.
Charity concert, in aid of Clic Sargent, at Capelles Methodist Church, 3pm. Free entry.
Charity bingo night, in aid of the Guernsey Deaf Children’s Society, at the Royal British Legion Hall, L’Islet. Doors open at 3pm and the bingo starts at 5pm. For further details or tickets, call Marie Le Prevost on 721525 or 07781 406775 or also available for sale in the legion hall on Wednesday and Thursday nights or Saturday, 11am-5pm.
Fairs & sales
Charity car boot sale, in aid of Aid Reaching Children, at Specsavers car park, St Andrew’s, 2-4pm. Set up from 1pm and selling from 2pm. Cost £5 per car. No booking required.
The Roseville Family Centre Library and coffee morning, 9.30-11.30am. Call Stephen Collas on 720392.
Walk the lanes for an hour with Club Bons Amis (for the over 50s), meeting at St Germaine Quarry car park (Perry’s page 14 D2) at 10am, or for the more energetic, enjoy a cliff walk. Non-members welcome. Phone George on 257406 or Peter on 266514 for further details.
Town Church Summer Music: concert by staff from the Schools Music Service, 8pm. Retiring collection.
Capelles Kids Choir, for ages seven to 11 years, at Capelles Methodist Church, 3.30-4.30pm (term time only). Cost £1 per session. Tel. Philippa on 200082 or Esther on 242339.
SJA Daytime Division meets at the Rohais, 10-11.30am. Phoenix Division meets at Bailiwick Headquarters, Rohais. Badgers, 4.15-5.45pm, cadets, 6-7.45pm, and adults, 8-10pm.
Euchre workshop at the North Legion, L’Islet from 7pm. Call Michele on 07781 105673.
Zen Buddhist Group: meditation evening, 7.30pm. Tel. 722446 for venue.
Festiva Choir meets at St Martin’s School, 7.30pm. Call Roy on 263930 for further details.
Belles and Broomsticks, morris team dance at St Martin’s Community Centre, 8-10pm. Beginners and musicians always welcome. Call Lucy on 263360.
Baby & toddler groups
Mothers and toddlers at the Church of Scotland, The Grange, 9-11am. Tel. Dina on 727773.
Tiger Tots for parents, carers and toddlers under four years at St Paul’s Methodist Church, Vale, 9.30-11.30am. Tel. Hazel on 244156.
ADHD Support Group coffee and chat evening at the Salvation Army Hall, L’Islet, 7.15-8.30pm.
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Support Group meeting at St Joseph’s Community Hall, La Couperderie, St Peter Port, 7.30pm.
Coffee morning with sale of bric-a-brac and pet supplies, run by the Link Centre staff and students, at the GSPCA Animal Shelter, 10.30am-noon (term time).
Story Stop, informal story time for children aged three to five years, at the Guille-Alles Children’s Library, 11-11.30am.
St John Care in the Community Library Service at the Ambulance Station, Rohais, St Peter Port, 1-4pm. Tel 07911 733928 or 725479. Easy access and parking.
Guernsey Bicycle Group’s free, guided evening ride, meeting at Pembroke Bay car park at 7pm.
The Friendship Group for mature people meets at Wesley Community Centre, Bouet, St Peter Port, 2-4pm for free entertainment and refreshments. Car parking and wheelchair access available. Call Marion on 253548 or Brenda on 727237.
Age Concern Centre at Vale Douzaine Room, 2-4pm. Tel. 256366. Helpline: 267660.
SJA Brock Division meets at Bailiwick Headquarters, Rohais. Badgers, 4.30-6pm, cadets, 6.30-8pm, and adults, 8-10pm.
Tuesday Night Live at St John’s Church Hall, 7.15pm. Buffet supper, Bible study and worship. All welcome. Tel. 236244.
Tuesday Ladies meet at Wesley Methodist Church, 7.30pm. Tel. 725103.
Healing circle at The Guernsey Healing and Spiritual Centre LBG, St Saviour’s Community Centre, 7.30-9pm. Tel. 07781 400456.
Guernsey Buddhist Group guided meditation, 7.30pm. Tel. 255445.
Sarnia Dance Club ballroom and sequence at St Martin’s Parish Hall, 7.45-10pm. Further details from Graham or Ruth on 264347.
The Sarnia Accordion Club. For further details, call Jan on 251254 or Roy on 256470.
Baby & toddler groups
Tea, toast and toddlers at the Salvation Army Hall, Clifton, 9.30-11.30am. Tel. 713927.
Mother and toddler group at the Western Community Centre (Styx), Longfrie, St Peter’s, 9.30-11.30am. Tel. 267319.
Toybox toddler and parent group at Les Camps Methodist Church, Grande Rue, St Martin’s, 9.30-11.15am. Tel. Joan on 257426.
Mother and toddler playgroup at Vale Mission Fellowship, Route Militaire, 9.30-11am. Tel. Mo on 249462 or Vanessa on 264798.
Mother and toddler group at Vazon Elim Pentecostal Church, La Mare Road, Vazon, 1.30-3pm. Tel. 257386.
Tods R Us meets at Capelles Community Centre (upstairs), 1.30-3.30pm. Tel. Sue on 255229.
The Guernsey Heart Support Group meeting at the Chest and Heart Unit, Oberlands, 7pm. Geraldine O’Riordan, prescribing advisor to the States of Guernsey, will be giving an informal talk.
Community library at the Western Community Centre (Styx), Longfrie, St Peter’s, 10am-noon.
Drop-In at the Tea Junction, Galaad Methodist Church, 10am-noon.
Walk the lanes for an hour with Club Bons Amis (for the over 50s), meeting at Rousse Kiosk car park (Perry’s page 33 F2) at 2pm. Non-members welcome.
Bordeaux Methodist Church open for a drop-in session of tea/coffee and biscuits from 2-3.30pm. All welcome.
La Societe Guernesiaise Family History Section meeting with a walk/talk around Cobo with Sylvia Brouard, meeting at the car park below the Guet at 7pm. Non-members £5.
Fairs & sales
St Peter’s country market at the Community Hut (behind St Peter’s Post Office), 10-11am. Tel. 263376.
Healing and communion at Monnaie Chapel, 10.30am.
Luncheon club at the Salvation Army, Nocq Road, St Sampson’s, 12.30pm. Cost is £5 for a three-course lunch. Tel. 200216 to book a place.
A social group for slightly more mature members of the community at the Western Community Centre, St Peter’s, 1.30-4pm. Call 267319 for further details or just drop in.
Age Concern Centre at St John’s Church Hall, Les Amballes, St Peter Port, 2.30-4.30pm. Call Pam Schofield on 256366.
Welsh Boys Aloud Male Voice Choir meets for practice at Delisles Church, Castel, 6.30pm. Non-Welsh singers welcome. Tel. Terry on 723095.
Prayer meeting and Bible studies at Ebenezer Pentecostal Fellowship (New Testament Church of God), Ebenezer, Norton Mews, Le Petit Bouet, St Peter Port, 7pm. Tel. 713260 or 07911 738906.
Spiritual Healing Centre: Healing group at the Douzaine Rooms, St Peter’s, 7.30-9pm. Tel. 256629.
Scottish country dancing at St Martin’s Community Centre, 7-9.30pm. Easier dances during the first hour. All abilities very welcome. For details, call Liz on 265894.
Guernsey Electronic Organ Society presents guest organist Claire Greig at St John’s Church Hall, Les Amballes, St Peter Port, 8pm. Visitors welcome.
Baby & toddler groups
Parent and toddler group at L’Islet Salvation Army, 9.30-11.30am. Tel. 244631.
Mums and toddlers at United Reformed Church, Grande Rue, St Saviour’s, 10-11.30am. Tel. 264941 or 264611.
Parent, baby and toddler group at Rohais Methodist Church, 10-11.30am. Call Michelle on 724579.
Musical Guetogether toddler group meet at St Matthew’s Church Hall, Le Guet, Cobo, 10-11.30am. Call Annabel on 265536.
Story and rhyme time for toddlers at the Western Community Centre, 11am.
Alzheimer’s Society social group at the Mind Centre, The Arsenal, St Peter Port, 2-5pm. Full details on 244057 or email@example.com.
Stroke Association meets at the King Edward VII Hospital,
2-3.30pm. Tel. 265046.
Burlesque dance, suitable for teens upwards, at St Martin’s Community Centre, 7-8.30pm. All proceeds to charity. Call Diane Piper on 07781 107619 or 714855.
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