Bee enthusiast and campaigner Brigit Strawbridge will be giving a talk on Thursday 11th July at 5pm at the Island Hall explaining the importance of bees, their lifestyles and the problems they face. The programme of guided history and wildlife walks continues this month with Jan Guy’s ‘How Sark Works – Politics, Sewerage and Taxes’ on 24th June and ‘The Sea Round Us’ on 8th July explaining local navigation and pilotage, fishing and marine life. Visitor Office Karen Adams leads walks called ‘The Life and Work of Artists on Sark’ on 20th June and 4thJuly and rock pool rambles on 23rd July and August 1st, 8thand 20th and Sark Garden Walks take place every Friday afternoon at 2pm. La Seigneurie Gardens has a guided walk with one of the gardeners every Wednesday at 11.30am. Guided walks around the Gardens for groups of six or more can also be booked in advance on any day of the week. For more information on any of these walks and to book a place call the Visitor Centre on 01481 832345 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The cabaret trio Fascinating Aida will be performing on July 4th at the Island Hall. The Sark to Jersey Rowing Race begins at 1.15pm from Dixcart Bay on Saturday 22nd June. Other events this summer include the Midsummer Flower Show on 26th and 27th June, Sark Folk Festival on 5th to 7th July and the Sheep Racing Weekend will take place from the 19th to 21st July.
Picture by Sue Daly
The Midsummer Show, 26th and 27thJune