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EVENTS ON SARK THIS YEAR

 

If you need to know events in a specific month, please choose from the list below or just scroll down the page to browse our full year of events! Enjoy!

Events in May


Events in June


Events in July


Events in August


Events in September


Events in October and November

Events in December

 

Boat Trips (will begin again in the spring)

Daily boat trips around Sark with George Guille and the Non Pareil. See Puffins, Razorbills & Guillemots (In season) Fulmars, Oystercatchers, Gannets, Peregrines and fabulous rock formations. Trips last approx. 3 hours and usually depart from Creux Harbour at either 11am or 2pm (weather and tide dependant).

Adults £27 each or children under 14 £12 each. Call Sark Visitor Centre to book on 01481 832345, email office@sark.co.uk or call George directly to book on 01481 832107

See Sark from a different Angle!

 

Day Trips Between Sark and Herm from Wednesday 28th May, then every Wednesday in June. Monday and Wednesday in July & August. Depart Sark at 09:00am Depart Herm 17:00 (For Herm to Sark Day trips the boat Departs Herm same day at 09:30 and Departs Sark at 16:30) Adults £25 each, Children £14 each Please book at Sark Visitor Centre 01481 832345 or email office@sark.co.uk Booking is essential and conditions apply, times of sailing can change and are weather/tide dependant. Trips are also subject to minimum numbers.

 

Guided Garden Walking Tours 2014

 

On Wednesdays from Easter to October you can join a guided tour of La Seigneurie Gardens. Places are limited, so pre-booking is advised. Tickets cost £6pp and include the entrance fee into the Gardens. Meet 11.30 am at La Seigneurie Gardens. To book Tel: 01481 832345 or e-mail: office@sark.co.uk

 

On Fridays from May 23rd till September 26th there will be guided walks through private gardens of Sark (not normally open to visitors). Each walk lasts around 2 hours and includes a cup of tea at the final stop, all for £3 there are 3 different routes: North, East and West which are alternated every week. Meet 2:00pm outside the Sark Visitor Centre call Tel: 01481 832345 for more information on routes. All proceeds raised are donated to charity.

 

 

Events in May

 

 

March till Thursday 8th May 2014

Wild-flowers exhibition at the Sark Visitor Centre. Entry is free and the exhibition will be up until 12 noon on Thursday 8th May.

 

 

Friday 2nd May – Monday 5th May

Sark Yoga Retreat Weekend
Spring is the perfect time to escape for a yoga retreat at Stocks Hotel on the beautiful Island of Sark to gain a sense of peace and calm from deep within yourself.

The renowned yoga mistress, Helen Say returns to Sark and will incorporate yoga, meditation, chi-gong, massage and sound baths, to allow you to detox and let go of anything that isn’t serving you. Shedding the safety net of your winter hibernation will allow you to embrace the fresh new world of spring time. The combined effect of yoga and meditation, and stepping back in time to the beautiful Island of Sark will allow you to fully restore, relax and rejuvenate your mind, body and soul.

Classes will be suitable for all levels, including complete beginners as well as those with more experience; modifications and variations will be offered to suit all abilities.
The package includes:
• 6 Yoga sessions – including dynamic morning practice to ground, energize and uplift, and the late afternoon – a slower, more introspective session. Yoga sessions start from the evening of Friday May 2nd.
• 2 or 3 nights accommodation in a luxury twin or double bedded room.
• Full continental and cooked Sark farmhouse breakfast each morning.
• Time to explore Sark on foot or bicycle, or just relax and unwind in the luxury of Stocks Hotel.

Total cost: 3 Nights: £405 for a single occupancy or £324 per person when sharing a room (£150 for a non-yoga participant sharing a room). 2 nights: £270 single or £216 shared (£100 for non-participant sharing)
To contact us Website: https://uk1.roomlynx.net/rezrooms2/loadOBMApplication.action?siteId=STOCKS&chainAction=selectSpecialOffer&selectedSpecialOfferId=SO4500&numberOfPersons=2
or email reception@stockshotel.com or telephone +44 (0) 1481 832001

 

Saturday 3rd May 2014 till Sunday 18th May 2014

Wildflower Fortnight See the best of Sark’s wildflowers by joining a guided walk lead by wildflower enthusiasts. Your walk leader will show you places, some off the beaten track, where our glorious wild flowers are found in profusion and may also point out locations which are associated with the rich history of the island. For further details or to book please see dates for Wild Flower Walks below or contact The Visitor Centre telephone 01481 832345 or contact us via email Tickets cost £4 per adult, £2 per child. Numbers limited to 12, so please book early.

 

 

Saturday 3rd May 2014

Wildflower walk as part of the Sark Wildflower fortnight. Starts 2 pm from the Visitor Centre and lasts approximately 2 hours. Explore the area around Gouliot Headlands with walk leader Susan Synnott. Pre-booking recommended, phone 01481 832345 or e-mail office@sark.co.uk Adults £4. Children £2.

 

 

Sunday 4th May 2014

Wildflower walk. Starts 2 pm from La Sablonnerie Hotel and lasts approximately 2 hours . Explore the area around Little Sark with walk leader Susan Synnott. Pre-booking recommended, phone 01481 832345 or e-mail office@sark.co.uk Adults £4. Children £2.

 

 

Monday 5th May 2014

SARK WORLD AID WALK

Starting from the Island Hall at 12 noon. Registration from 11 am This is approx. a 6 mile walk, taking in lovely scenery, enjoying flora and fauna along the way. The route takes you up, down, and along cliff paths, including steps and a stile, plus a little road walking…and via parts of Sark you may never have seen before. It might not be suitable for the infirm or very small children.

The Sark boat departs Guernsey at 10am (or 8am) …and returns from Sark at 4pm or 6pm

Please book your boat seat in advance with Isle Of Sark Shipping Company, either on: www.sarkshippingcompany.com or Tel: 01481 724059.

The walk will take place whatever the weather.

Refreshments can be purchased at the Island Hall before and after the walk. There will be two check points on route where water will be provided, or hot drinks/food can be purchased if wished.

One step closer to improving lives!

Since 1970 the event has raised funds to help people in need around the world, funds that go directly towards specific projects identified by ActionAid, Christian Aid, Oxfam, Save the Children and The Tumaini Fund – have a look at their drop- down page to read more.

 

Monday 5th May 2014

Wildflower walk. Starts 2 pm from the Visitor Centre and lasts approximately 2 hours. Explore the area around Greve de la Ville and Point Robert with walk leader Lynda Higgins. Pre-booking recommended, phone 01481 832345 or e-mail office@sark.co.uk Adults £4. Children £2.

 

 

Wednesday 7th May 2014

Wildflower walk. Starts 2 pm from the Visitor Centre and lasts approximately 2 hours. Explore the area around Derrible and Hogsback with walk leader Shan Bache. Pre-booking recommended, phone 01481 832345 or e-mail office@sark.co.uk Adults £4. Children £2.

 

 

Thursday 8th May till Thursday 5th June 2014

OCCUPATION EXHIBITION at the Sark Visitor Centre. Entry is free and the exhibition will be up until 12 noon on Thursday 5th June.

 

 

Friday 9th May 2014

Sark Jumble Sale at the Island Hall 5pm, raising money for The Royal British Legion.

 

Saturday 10th May 2014

Glimpses of the Occupation

A 2 hour guided walk led by Visitor Officer Karen Adams, looking at some of the places associated with the Occupation of Sark 1940-1945. The walk finishes at St Peter’s Church in time for the arrival of the Chelsea Pensioners. Pre-booking advisable for this walk which starts 10.30 am at the Sark Visitor Centre. To book, telephone 01481 832345. Tickets cost £4 per adult and £2 per child.

 

Saturday 10th May 2014

Liberation Day on Sark Visit of the Chelsea Pensioners and Ghurkas. They will be outside the Post Office in from 12.15 onwards and will meet the children of Sark and be entertained there before heading off for a well earned lunch. All are welcome to come and participate in Sark’s own unique welcome to the lovely Chelsea Pensioners.

 

 

Saturday 10th May 2014

Wildflower walk. Starts 2 pm from the Visitor Centre and lasts approximately 2 hours . Explore the area around L’Eperquerie with walk leader Karen Adams. Pre-booking recommended, phone 01481 832345 or e-mail office@sark.co.uk Adults £4. Children £2.

 

 

 

Sunday 11th May 2014

Wildflower walk. Starts 2 pm from La Sablonnerie Hotel and lasts approximately 2 hours . Explore the area around Little Sark with walk leader Susan Synnott. Pre-booking recommended, phone 01481 832345 or e-mail office@sark.co.uk Adults £4. Children £2.

 

 

Monday 12th May 2014

Wildflower walk. Starts 2 pm from La Sablonnerie Hotel and lasts approximately 2 hours . Explore the area around Little Sark with walk leader Susan Synnott. Pre-booking recommended, phone 01481 832345 or e-mail office@sark.co.uk Adults £4. Children £2.

 

 

 

Wednesday 14th May 2014

Wildflower walk. Starts 2 pm from the Visitor Centre and lasts approximately 2 hours. Explore the area between The Visitor Centre and La Sablonnerie in Little Sark with walk leader Christine Audrain. Pre-booking recommended, phone 01481 832345 or e-mail office@sark.co.uk Adults £4. Children £2.

 

 

Thursday 15th May 2014

At 1pm the Queen’s Commonwealth Baton comes to Sark! Meet at 1.05pm at the Collinette, all welcome. The Baton will be carried through the Avenue to the Island Hall for a short ceremony of welcome and activities with Sark School.

1.30 arrive at the school field, to be met by the Seigneur. 20 minute assembly in school (School children only). 1.50-2.30 Baton activities on the school field. 2.30 Baton returns to harbour.

 

Saturday 17th May 2014

Wildflower walk. Starts 2 pm from the Visitor Centre and lasts approximately 2 hours. Explore the area around L’Eperquerie with walk leader Christine Audrain. Pre-booking recommended, phone 01481 832345 or e-mail office@sark.co.uk Adults £4. Children £1.50.

 

 

Saturday 17th May 2014

Sark Darts Presents – An evening of darting excellence featuring… Andy “The Hammer” Hamilton and Terry “The Bull” Jenkins and commentated by legend John Gwynne. At Sark Island Hall doors open at 7pm. Buy your tickets at Sark Island Hall or Venture Garage Guernsey. Tickets £12.50pp or £17.50pp for close seating (limited availability). For more information call +44 (0) 7781 430630 (Sark) or +44 (0) 7781 103813 (Guernsey)

ALSO on the night a chance to win a 40″ LED Flat screen TV plus a Memorabilia auction and a draw to play against the pros! All proceeds go towards The Sark Emergency Services, The Lifeboat and The Flying Christine.

In Association with:- Hepburns Insurance, Bucktrouts, Woodlocks Financial Services, Stocks Hotel, Rock Trustees, Island Building Company & Venture Garage

 

 

Sunday 18th May 2014

Wildflower walk. Starts 2 pm from the Visitor Centre and lasts approximately 2 hours. Explore the area around Greve de la Ville and Point Robert with walk leader Lynda Higgins. Pre-booking recommended, phone 01481 832345 or e-mail office@sark.co.uk Adults £4. Children £2.

 

 

Monday 19th May 2014

Guided walk – The Secrets of Little Sark. Enjoy an ‘off the road’ exploration of Little Sark with walk leader Jan Guy, taking in fabulous views and some history. The walk commences at 10:30am and starts and ends at La Sablonnerie Hotel on Little Sark. It takes about two hours, leaving you free to enjoy a leisurely lunch or further exploration of this wonderfully wild part of Sark in the afternoon. Please note that the walk includes several stiles and is not suitable for those who do not like heights. It is not recommended for children. This walk does not include Venus bath or Adonis pool. Pre booking is essential. Minimum of 4 adults is needed for the walk to go ahead. Adults £4. To book: Tel 01481 832345 or e-mail office@sark.co.uk

 

 

Friday 23rd May 2014

Guided Garden Walk through private gardens on the East of Sark. This walk starts at 2 pm from the Visitor Centre, lasts around 2 hours and includes tea at the final stop, all for £3. No booking needed. All proceeds donated to local charities. Sorry, no dogs or unaccompanied children.

 

 

 

Friday 23rd May 2014

Final entries for Scarecrow Competition to be completed and handed into the Visitor Centre with £2.00 entry fee. Good Luck!

 

 

 

Saturday 24th May 2014

Raising money for the Prof. Saint Fund at The Mermaid Tavern 1pm – 11:45pm.Children welcome. Game, activities, disco and more. Theme is Doctors and Nurses (costume optional) BBQ (weather permitting).

 

 

Saturday 24th May – Monday 2nd June 2014

Scarecrow Trail week – the theme this year will be Land Animals. Judging will take place on the morning of Saturday 24th May. Trail quiz competition forms available from the Sark Visitor Centre, £2.00 per form, from midday on Saturday 24th May, to be returned by 10 am on Monday 2nd June.

 

 

Saturday 24th May – Mon 26th May

Old Sark Photo & Film weekend – Photographs, films and documentaries about Sark from the archives, as well as some made more recently.

Saturday 24th – at the Island Hall

11:00 – 11:30 Sue Daly’s Wild Sark

11:45 – 12.45 Art for the Love of Sark

13:00 – 14:00 Channel Fief

Arrival of Michael Beaumont as Seigneur and other

Water Carnival 1987

Includes a short history of the Carnival

14:15 – 15:45 Appointment with Venus, 1951

In 1940, after the fall of France, the fictitious Channel Island of Armorel is occupied by a small garrison of German troops . . .

Starring David Niven and Glynis Johns

16:00 – 17:30 The Making of Mr Pye, 1986

Michelle – a young person’s point of view, 1974, Royal visit 1947, Eamon Andrews’ travelogue on Sark, 1955

17:45 – 18:00 Historical documentaries

18:15 – 19:15 Un home a l’Isle de Serq ‘Told from the point of view of a pastor who visits reclusive people living on Sark’, 2005

19:30 + Mystery film

 

Sunday 25th – at the Heritage Room

14:00 – 15.15 slides, old films and cinema and photo exhibition

15:30 – 17:00 Aussie 9:

History of Primogeniture, 1996

Small World

Documentary of four well-known Sark residents, 2002

 

Monday 26th at the Island Hall

11:00 – 12:00 Highway on Sark 86

WDR 96

How Sark changed in 10 years, including Prince Charles’ visit

12:15 – 13:00 Liberation 50 years

13:15 – 14:45 Extracts from a variety documentaries of Sark.

See who you can recognise.

14:40 – 16:10 Appointment with Venus

16:20 – 17:30 Scenes from Sark Theatre group

 

Monday 26th May 2014

Christine’s Mystery Walk

The walk starts at 10:30am from the Sark Visitor Centre where you will be taken for a walk around an undisclosed part of the island, chosen on that day for its special qualities. It could be that certain butterflies or flowers are in abundance on the route, with a headland or valley looking at its best. On the way interesting features will be pointed out and explained and you will have the opportunity to ask questions of a general nature about our lovely island. Walking will be moderate, with a few inclines and stiles. Please ensure that you have sturdy footwear. Pre booking is essential. Minimum of 4 adults needed for the walk to go ahead. Adults £4. To book: tel 01481 832345 or e-mail office@sark.co.uk

 

 

Thursday 29th May 2014

Rockpool Ramble with Visitor Officer Karen Adams. Meet 1.30 pm outside the Bel Air Inn (top of Harbour Hill). Families welcome. Come and explore the shore at low tide and discover the weird and wonderful creatures and plants which are specially adapted to the environment. Strong and waterproof footwear is essential. Bring a net and bucket if you have one. Children 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-booking required. Minimum of 4 adults needed for the walk to take place. £4 per adult. £2 per child. To book: tel 01481 832345 or e-mail office@sark.co.uk

 

Saturday 31st May – Sunday 1st June 2014

The weekend of 31st May – 1st June Sark and it’s residents are offering up their wealth of knowledge about all things CREATIVE. See details below regarding courses, exhibitions, demonstrations and much more. Fun for all the family with children’s craft table Saturday 11:00am – 1:00pm

To download the poster please click on the link below, thank you :-)

Creative Sark Poster

(Times and prices vary with each course. All courses must be pre-booked direct with the individual course organiser)

Pottery – Lorraine Nicolle

‘Throw your own pot’, beginners and children welcome

Location:  Studio: The Avenue Workshop, Sark, GY10 1SB

Shop 01481 832624    Home 01481 832434

Email Lorraine.nicolle@cwgsy.net

http://sarkpottery.com

 

Drawing – Annie Dachinger

‘Observing and Drawing’

Location: studio, shop and garden, L’Espace Gallery

sarkannie@outlook.com  01481 832740

 

Watercolour painting – Rosie Guille

‘A beginner’s guide to painting outdoors’, materials provided

Location: outdoors but meet at Studio, La Maison Rouge

rosieguille@hotmail.com Tel:07781 122385

http://sarkpaintings.com

 

Creative writing – Lene Kaaberbøl

‘Tips on how to begin or improve your stories’

Location: La Ville Farm

authorkaaberbol@gmail.com

 

Music and song writing - Pete Byrne

Recording of singing or music

Ever want to record something?  Now is your chance

petergabrielbyrne@googlemail.com

Tel:  07781446308

 

Appliqué Plaques in Sugar – How to Appliqué in Sugarpaste

Jan Woolford

Location: Stocks Hotel, Farmhouse Kitchen

All ages and all levels

Tel: 01481 832001

Times and prices vary with each course. All courses must be pre-booked direct with the individual course organiser.

 

Gallery – Exhibition of local crafts at the Island Hall

Saturday 10:30 – 17:00

Sunday     11:00 – 16:00

Donations at the door.

 

Times of demonstrations at the Island Hall

Saturday

10:00 – 11:30Knitting – Bertha Cole and Molly McKinley

11:30 – 12:30 Spinning – Amanda Petrie

12.30 – 13.30  Flex weaving – Roz Rolls

13:30 – 14:30 Paper work – Peter Cole

15:00 – 16:00 Rag rug / picture making – Liz Stevenson

16:00 – 17:00 Felt making – Betty and Wendy Guille

 

Sunday

11:00 – 12:30  Weaving – Amanda Petrie

13:00 – 14:00  Knitting – Bertha Cole

14:00 – 15:30  Caning – Sue Williams

Craft activities for children will be on Saturday morning between 11:00 and 13:00

Penny at Aladdin’s Cave makes her own jewellery and sells t-shirts for SAstroS with unique art work by Annie Dachinger.

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Events in June

 

 

Sunday 1st June 2014

Artists of Sark

A guided walk led by Visitor Officer Karen Adams. An exploration of the locations associated with some of the many artists who have been drawn to Sark throughout history, including where they lived and worked. We finish this walk in one of the most spectacular locations on Sark. Pre-booking is essential. Starts 2 pm at the Mermaid Tavern. To book, telephone 01481 832345 or e-mail office@sark.co.uk Tickets cost £4 per adult and £2 per child. Minimum of 4 adults needed for the walk to go ahead.

Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th June 2014

‘Sark gets Sporty’ weekend   

 

Saturday 7th June

10:00am Football Kick Off Sark v. Boom Dingley Badgers at the Island Hall

10:00am Children’s registration for 5 a side football and cricket fun at the Island Hall

11:00am Children’s cricket (minimum 16) at the Island Hall

12:30pm Cricket match Sark v. Grant Thornton at the Island Hall

12:30pm Children’s five-a-side football (minimum 10) at the Island Hall

7:00pm – 8:30pm (evening) Sports Club Presentation at the Mermaid Tavern

9:00pm onwards Recks at the Mermaid – all welcome

In the event of rain, the cricket will be cancelled and timed snooker and dart competitions will be organised in the afternoon

 

Sunday 8th June - 10 mile run with a 5K option

10:00am Island Hall – on the day registration for races – £5

1:00pm Races start and end at La Moinerie Hotel

Children welcome to register for the 5K.
Showers available at both the Island Hall and other food outlets

If there is sufficient interest, there will be short mat bowling on the sports field and in the event of rain, this will be held in the main hall.

 

Saturday 7th June 2014

 

Christine’s Mystery Walk

The walk starts at 10:30am from The Visitor Centre where you will be taken for a walk around an undisclosed part of the island, chosen on that day for its special qualities. It could be that certain butterflies or flowers are in abundance on the route, with a headland or valley looking at its best. On the way interesting features will be pointed out and explained and you will have the opportunity to ask questions of a general nature about our lovely island. Walking will be moderate, with a few inclines and stiles. Please ensure that you have sturdy footwear. Pre booking is essential. Minimum of 4 adults needed for the walk to go ahead. Adults £4. To book: tel 01481 832345 or e-mail office@sark.co.uk

 

 

Saturday 7th June 2014

 

Johnny’s Angels Choir Concert, 12pm at St Peter’s Church. Johnny’s Angels is a small ladies choir, hailing from Guernsey. This is their first concert in Sark, features music from Elton John to Eva Cassidy, and from popular musical numbers to traditional folk tunes. Retiring collection in aid of church funds.

 

Saturday 7th June till Monday 21st July 2014

 

ARCHEOLOGY EXHIBITION at the Sark Visitor Centre. Entry is free and the exhibition will be up until 12 noon on Monday 21st July.

 

 

Saturday 7th June 2014

 

‘Friend of Sark Music’ welcomes; An Evening of Opera and Operetta presented by the Jersey Vocal Trust. 8 pm at the Island Hall Tickets can be bought at the Island Hall or Sark Visitor Centre £10pp for FOSM Members and £15pp for non-members.

 

 

Sunday 8th - SARK 10 running races

 

Registration on the day at the Island Hall from 10:00.  Race starts at 13:00 and finishes at La Moinerie.

10 mile and 5k entry fee = £5.  Showers and food will be available at both La Moinerie and the Island Hall.  Please be aware that the Island Hall closes at 4pm. Any belongings left there at the start of the race will need to be collected by then.

If there are enough children who wish to register, they would be welcome to take part in the 5K race.

Tuesday 10th June

Sark Folk Club evening. Starts 8 pm at the Island Hall.  An evening of traditional and contemporary folk music and song. Presented by Sark guitarist and singer/songwriter Peter Gabriel Byrne.  All proceeds to the Flyting Christine Ambulance fund.

Wednesday 11th June 2014

 

A Trip to the Venus Pool

This walk starts at 10:30am and takes you from the Visitor Centre along the cliff path to La Coupee and then on into Little Sark. Passing the old silver mines we descend over steep rocks to the Venus Pool, immortalised by our famous artist William A Toplis. The pool is only accessible at low tide. There will be a short rest break during which you could have a dip in the pool, before we ascend to take a path back to La Sablonnerie Hotel and Tea Gardens, where the walk terminates. Pre booking is essential. Minimum of 4 adults needed for the walk to go ahead. Adults £4. To book: tel 01481 832345 or e-mail office@sark.co.uk

Caution: The descent to the Venus Pool is a scramble down steep rocks to sea level. There the rocks may be slippery from the receding tide. It is essential that you have the correct footwear for rocky terrain and that you only attempt this climb if you feel that you are fit and able enough to scramble up and down rocks.

 

Friday 13th June 2014

‘Friends of Sark Music’ Society welcomes; Traditional Irish Music by Caladh Nua. 8 pm at the Island Hall Tickets can be bought at the Island Hall or Sark Visitor Centre £10pp for FOSM Members and £15pp for non-members.

 

Saturday 14th June

Bingo and Raffle at Sark Island Hall 7.30 pm  in aid if the Methodist Chapel fund.

Saturday 14th – Saturday 21st June 2014

TASTE of SARK week    A week of fantastic locally produced food for you to come and sample. From light lunches to gourmet dinners, cream teas and fish & chips, there will be something to tantalise everyone’s taste buds. Call in to the Tourism Office to find out what is available and where. Or ask for a leaflet at the Isle of Sark Shipping Office in Guernsey (available a week before.) Here is just a small selection to tantalise your taste buds;

A glorious cream tea at the tea garden on Little Sark.

Slow braised shoulder of Sark lamb at Beau Sejour restaurant.

Hand dived and pan seared Sark scallops at Stocks Hotel.

Crab chowder at AJs café on The Avenue

Roll mop mackerel from Sark’s Larder at the Avenue Stores

Elsie’s sticky ginger cake from Mon Plaisir Stores.

 

Sunday 15th June 2014

Rockpool Ramble with Visitor Officer Karen Adams. Meet at 2pm outside Dixcart Hotel. Families welcome. Come and explore the shore at low tide and discover the weird and wonderful creatures and plants which are specially adapted to the environment. Strong and waterproof footwear is essential. Bring a net and bucket if you have one. Children 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-booking required. Minimum of 4 adults needed for the walk to take place. £4 per adult. £2 per child. To book: tel 01481 832345 or e-mail office@sark.co.uk

 

 

 

Saturday 21st June 2014

Back by popular request, SAstroS Midsummer Masked Ball with a meal, live music and dancing at Stocks Hotel from 7pm till midnight. Details to follow soon. However early booking recommended so watch this space!

 

 

Sunday 22nd June 2014

Street market in the Avenue.  Craft items for sale. Lovely food, music &  entertainment. 10.30 till 3.30. More details to follow.

 

Monday 23rd June 2014

Seigneurs and Dames – The good the bad and the lovely!

A guided walk led by Jan Guy. Starts 10:30am at the Visitor Centre. This 2 hour walk enlightens you about the 3 main families which have held the Fief of Sark from 1565 to the present day. You will learn of the altruism, eccentricities and difficulties of our Seigneurs and Dames. Themes and routes might change if weather is inclement or paths temporarily out of use. Advanced booking is at the Visitor Centre is advised. Tickets cost £4 per adult. £2 per child. Strong footwear, lightweight waterproofs and small bottle of water are also advised.

 

 

 

Wednesday 25th June – Thursday 26th June 2014

Midsummer Show    The Island Hall becomes home to the finest Sark flowers and produce. Open Wednesday from 12 noon till 8 pm and Thursday from 10 am till 4 pm.

 

 

Saturday 28th June – Sunday 29th June

Gardens Walks weekend – Guided tours of private gardens on the North, West and East of Sark.   More details will follow.

Friday 27th June      2:00 – 16:30

Direction:         North route

Saturday 28th June        

Morning          10:00 – 12:00

Direction:         West route

Afternoon       2:00 – 4:00

Direction:         North route

Sunday 29th June     2:00 – 4:00

Direction:         East

All walks begin outside the Sark Tourism Visitor Centre    £3  per person 

Benefitting Charity -  Sark Farm and Garden Produce Shows

 

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Events in July

 

Friday 4th July – Sunday 6th July 2014

 

SARK FOLK FESTIVAL WEEKEND -  Tickets sold out – For up to date information on this festival  please visit the website at http://2014.sarkfolkfestival.com/

 

 

Wednesday 9th July 2014

Market Day at the Sark Visitor Centre courtyard. Starts at 11 am (weather permitting). Local produce, bric a brac, homemade goods. To reserve a stall or for more information please contact the Visitor Centre 01481 832345.

Saturday 12th July 2014

How Sark Works – Politics, Sewage & Taxes

A guided walk led by Jan Guy. Starts 2pm at the Visitor Centre. This 2 hour walk, which has one fairly steep ascent, attempts to answer all the questions visitors to the island ask: Where does your water come from? Where do your children go to school? Do you pay tax? Themes and routes might change if weather is inclement or paths temporarily out of use. Advanced booking is at the Visitor Centre is advised. Tickets cost £4 per adult. £2 per child. Strong footwear, lightweight waterproofs and small bottle of water are also advised.

 

 

Saturday 12th July 2014

‘Friends of Sark Music’ Society welcomes; A Tom Lehrer Tribute by Peter Gill. 8 pm at the Island Hall Tickets can be bought at the Island Hall or Sark Visitor Centre £10pp for FOSM Members and £15pp for non-members.

 

 

Tuesday 15th July 2014

Rockpool Ramble with Visitor Officer Karen Adams. Meet 3 pm at the Bel Air Inn (top of Harbour Hill). Families welcome. Come and explore the shore at low tide and discover the weird and wonderful creatures and plants which are specially adapted to the environment. Strong and waterproof footwear is essential. Bring a net and bucket if you have one. Children 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-booking is essential. Minimum of 4 adults needed for the walk to take place. £4 per adult. £2 per child. To book tel: 01481 832345 or e-mail office@sark.co.uk

 

Friday 18th July – Sunday 20th July 2014

SHEEP RACING WEEKEND         Please click here  to see the poster.

 

 

Monday 21st July 2014

A family walk with Lydia Bourne.

This walk starts at 10:30am and is based in and around the beautiful Seigneurie Gardens. Appropriate for families with children from buggy age to 8. The walk will take you around some interesting points in the garden including the maze, the pond, the gardens themselves and the canons. Children will be provided with an activity sheet to do and a certificate on completion of the walk. This walk will be fun without little legs getting too tired. Approximate time 1.5 hours. The walk will end up at Hathaway’s where you are welcome to stay and have a drink or lunch. 1 adult to 2 children please. Meet at the Visitor Centre £4 adults and £2 children.

 

 

Tuesday 22nd July till Thursday 4th September 2014

MARINE LIFE EXHIBITION at the Sark Visitor Centre. Entry is free and the exhibition will be up until 12 noon on Thursday 4th September.

 

 

Wednesday 23rd July 2014

‘Friends of Sark Music’ Society welcomes; Guitar Duo Giltrap and Burley. 8 pm at the Island Hall Tickets can be bought at the Island Hall or Sark Visitor Centre £10pp for FOSM Members and £15pp for non-members.

Friday 25th July 2014

Our local band ‘The Recks’ are playing at the Island Hall at 8.30 pm. CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESS

Saturday 26th July 2014

Market Day at the Sark Visitor Centre courtyard. Starts at 11 am (weather permitting). Local produce, bric a brac, homemade goods. To reserve a stall or for more information please contact the Visitor Centre 01481 832345.

Saturday 26th July 2014

BBQ in aid of Cancer Research UK. To be held at Vine Cottage on Rue Lucas from 6pm. Bring your own salad and drinks, but BBQ lobster, local sausage and fresh chicken will be available for donations between £1 and £7.  The weather’s looking good so come along!

Sunday 27th July 2014

Stroll with Sarah

One of our resident Visitor Officers, Sarah, will take you on a lovely Sunday stroll around our beautiful Island of Sark. The walk meets at 10am outside the Visitor Centre and covers a little bit of everything from History to Flowers, with plenty of opportunity for questions throughout.  Pre-booking is essential. Minimum of 4 adults needed for the walk to take place. £4 per adult. £2 per child. To book Tel: 01481 832345 or e-mail office@sark.co.uk  Children 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

 

 

Wednesday 30th July 2014

Sark Music Society welcomes; String Trio led by David Le Page. 8 pm at the Island Hall Tickets can be bought at the Island Hall or Sark Visitor Centre £10pp for Sark Music Society Members and £15pp for non-members.

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Events in August

 

 

Saturday 2nd August 2014

Guided walk -The Sea Around Us

A guided walk led by Jan Guy. Starts 10:30am at the Visitor Centre. This 2 hour walk explains fishing methods, local navigation and pilotage and touches on the natural history of our seas and shores. Drowning also features – but only in historical terms! A fairly easy stroll which finishes at the Pilcher Monument. Themes and routes might change if weather is inclement or paths temporarily out of use. Advanced booking is at the Visitor Centre is advised. Tickets cost £4 per adult. £2 per child. Strong footwear, lightweight waterproofs and small bottle of water are also advised. Minimum of 4 adults needed for the walk to go ahead. To book Tel: 01481 832345 or e-mail office@sark.co.uk

 

 

Monday 4th August 2014

A family walk with Lydia Bourne.

This walk starts at 2pm and is based in and around the beautiful Seigneurie Gardens. Appropriate for families with children from buggy age to 8. The walk will take you around some interesting points in the garden including the maze, the pond, the gardens themselves and the canons. Children will be provided with an activity sheet to do and a certificate on completion of the walk. This walk will be fun without little legs getting too tired. Approximate time 1.5 hours. The walk will end up at Hathaway’s where you are welcome to stay and have a drink or lunch. 1 adult to 2 children please. Meet at the Visitor Centre £4 adults £2 children.

 

 

 Wednesday 6th August 2014

Market Day at the Sark Visitor Centre courtyard. Starts at 11 am (weather permitting). Local produce, bric a brac, homemade goods. To reserve a stall or for more information please contact the Visitor Centre 01481 832345.

 

 

Sunday 10th August 2014

Sark Horse, Dog and Pet Show A taste of traditional island life at Clos de Milieu (Field before La Seigneurie). From 11 am. More details to follow.

 

 

Tuesday 12th August 2014

Rockpool Ramble with Visitor Officer Karen Adams. Meet 2pm outside Dixcart Hotel. Families welcome. Come and explore the shore at low tide and discover the weird and wonderful creatures and plants which are specially adapted to the environment. Strong and waterproof footwear is essential. Bring a net and bucket if you have one. Children 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-booking is essential. Minimum of 4 adults needed for the walk to take place. £4 per adult. £2 per child. To book tel: 01481 832345 or e-mail office@sark.co.uk

 

 

Tuesday 12th August 2014

‘Friends of Sark Music’ Society welcomes; Jazz Quartet:  The Tony Jacobs Quartet. 8 pm at the Island Hall Tickets can be bought at the Island Hall or Sark Visitor Centre £10pp for FOSM Members and £15pp for non-members.

 

 

Saturday 16th August 2014

A family walk with Lydia Bourne.

This walk starts at 10:00am and is based in and around the beautiful Seigneurie Gardens. Appropriate for families with children from buggy age to 8. The walk will take you around some interesting points in the garden including the maze, the pond, the gardens themselves and the canons. Children will be provided with an activity sheet to do and a certificate on completion of the walk. This walk will be fun without little legs getting too tired. Approximate time 1.5 hours. The walk will end up at Hathaway’s where you are welcome to stay and have a drink or lunch. 1 adult to 2 children please. Meet at the Visitor Centre £4 adults £2 children.

 

Sunday 17th August 2014

Sea Service at Creux harbour.  11.00   RNLI lifeboat in attendance. RNLI stall.

 

Thursday 21st August 2014

Live music from Paul Noonan and William Byrne Thursday evening at the Bel Air Inn, top of Harbour Hill.

 

Friday 22nd August 2014

Live music, from James Morvan from lunch time at Time & Tide Restaurant on The Avenue. Then later William Byrne playing live music in the evening at Hugo’s Bar & Bistro in Dixcart Valley.

 

 

Saturday 23rd August 2014

Market Day at the Sark Visitor Centre courtyard. Starts at 11 am (weather permitting). Local produce, bric a brac, homemade goods. To reserve a stall or for more information please contact the Visitor Centre 01481 832345.


Saturday 23rd August 2014

Live music, from Tyler Edmonds, lunch time at Hugo’s Bar & Bistro in Dixcart Valley AND William Byrne playing live music in the evening at Time & Tide Restaurant on The Avenue.

 

Saturday 23rd August 2014

Sark Theatre Group presents ‘Dig in for Murder’ – a whodunit murder mystery! 7:30pm at The Island Hall. Tickets now available at Sark Island Hall adults £10/ children £5 limited number of tickets so get them while they last! Can you guess who the murderer is?

 

 

Sunday 24th August 2014

Stroll with Sarah

One of our resident Visitor Officers, Sarah, will take you on a lovely Sunday Stroll around our beautiful Island of Sark. The walk meets at 11:30am outside the Visitor Centre and covers a little bit of everything from History to Flowers, with plenty of opportunity for questions throughout.  Pre-booking is essential. Minimum of 4 adults needed for the walk to take place. £4 per adult. £2 per child. To book tel: 01481 832345 or e-mail office@sark.co.uk Children 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

 

 

Sunday 24th August 2014

Live music, from Tyler Edmonds, lunch time at Hugo’s Bar & Bistro in Dixcart Valley. Later on William Byrne will be playing live music in the evening at Time & Tide Restaurant on The Avenue.

 

Monday 25th August 2014

Live music from Lydia Pugh, lunch time at Hugo’s Bar & Bistro in Dixcart Valley, then more live music from Lydia Pugh in the evening at Bel Air Inn, top of Harbour Hill. William Byrne will also be playing at Time & Tide Restaurant on the Avenue in the evening.

 

 

Wednesday 27th August – Thursday 28th August 2014

Grand Autumn Show

The largest of the island’s two flower and produce shows takes place at the Island Hall. All welcome.

Wednesday 27th August 2014

Quiz Night 7pm at the Bel Air Inn plus a raffle! 4 persons per team, £2.50pp entrance fee. All proceeds to go to Channel Island Airsearch and Rescue. This Quiz is brought to you by Sark Island Hotels http://www.sarkislandhotels.com/ All welcome, see you there!

 

 

Thursday 28th August 2014

Rockpool Ramble with Visitor Officer Karen Adams. Meet 2pm at the Bel Air Inn (top of Harbour Hill). Families welcome. Come and explore the shore at low tide and discover the weird and wonderful creatures and plants which are specially adapted to the environment. Strong and waterproof footwear is essential. Bring a net and bucket if you have one. Children 14 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-booking is essential. Minimum of 4 adults needed for the walk to take place. £4 per adult. £2 per child. To book tel: 01481 832345 or e-mail office@sark.co.uk

 

 

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Events in September

 

Monday 1st September 2014

Artists of Sark

A guided walk led by Visitor Officer Karen Adams. An exploration of the locations associated with some of the many artists who have been drawn to Sark throughout history, including where they lived and worked. We finish this walk in one of the most spectacular locations on Sark. Pre-booking is essential. Starts 10:30am at the Mermaid Tavern. To book, telephone 01481 832345 or e-mail office@sark.co.uk   Tickets cost £4 per adult and £2 per child. Minimum of 4 adults needed for the walk to go ahead.

 

Thursday 4th September till Sunday 30th November 2014

‘Why is Sark so Special?’ EXHIBITION at the Sark Visitor Centre. Entry is free and the exhibition will be up until 12 noon on Sunday 30th November.

Wednesday 10th September 2014

Market Day at the Sark Visitor Centre courtyard. Starts at 11 am (weather permitting). Local produce, bric a brac, homemade goods. To reserve a stall or for more information please contact the Visitor Centre 01481 832345.

Thursday 11th September 2014

Guernsey Air Display 

2 Lancaster bombers with a Hurricane and a Spitfire are due to finish displaying over Guernsey at 11.18 and, weather permitting, at approximately 11.20 they will fly over Sark on the way to Jersey.  Full details of the Guernsey Air Display can be found at www.guernseyairdisplay.com

 

Saturday 13th Septemebr 2014

BBQ in aid of Cancer Research UK. To be held at Vine Cottage on Rue Lucas from 6pm. Bring your own salad and drinks, but BBQ lobster, local sausage and fresh chicken will be available for donations between £1 and £7.  The weather’s looking good so come along!

Monday 15th September 2014

Guided walk – Sark Folk Tales. The strange and unexplained aspects of our mysterious island.

Sark is rich in folk lore and this easy walk, led by Jan Guy, which starts from the Visitor Centre at 10:30am will take you to some of the sites where huge, red- eyed dogs, murderous pirates and chanting monks may have roamed. Suitable for accompanied children as well as adults the walk takes about 2  1/2 hours.  Pre-booking desirable. Minimum of 4 adults needed for the walk to go ahead. To book Tel: 01481 832345 or e-mail office@sark.co.uk  Adults £4  Children £2.

 

Wednesday 17th September 2014

SARK ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY (SAstroS) RACE NIGHT AT THE ISLAND HALL

First race at 7.45 PM

RAFFLE
(Prizes to include a £50 shopping voucher from the Avenue Stores and two return tickets Sark/Guernsey or Guernsey/Sark voucher from Veneti)
Raffle Tickets on Sale from the Hall and Avenue Stores and on the night
Raising funds to build an observatory on Sark
(Hoping to open in 2015 – Donations welcomed)

 

Saturday 20th September 2014

Sark Bike Race

Sign up at the Mermaid Tavern before 12 noon on the day. Meet at the Bel Air 15.30. Race starts 16.00. The route is Bel Air, Beauregard, Stocks, Island Hall, Mermaid. One pint at each stop. Do you have what it takes? Race entry is £10 to cover the costs of the beer. Sark Sports Club will keep the change!!

Sunday 21st September 2014

AVENUE STREET MARKET on SARK 10:30am – 3:00pm Food, music, stalls, home made preserves, handicrafts, book stalls and MORE all welcome.

GRAND  OPENING  Nicky’s Gift Shop on The Avenue. Special offer – spend £10 on Me and You range and get a free goody bag.

 

Monday 22nd September 2014

‘Friends of Sark Music’ Society welcomes; Renaissance and Baroque Music by Le Tresor d’Orphee. 8 pm at the Island Hall Tickets can be bought at the Island Hall or Sark Visitor Centre £10pp for FOSM Members and £15pp for non-members.

 

Saturday 27th September 2014

Coffee Morning to be held at Bramley Cottage in aid of Macmillan Cancer Care. 11.30am. Come and have a chat and enjoy a cake or three! All for a great cause.

JUMBLE SALE at the Island Hall 2pm – 4pm Lots on Sale; clothes, bric a brac, books, childrens toys and more! Raising money for Alzheimer’s Society and Clic Sargent. ALL WELCOME!

 

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Events in October and November

 

Wednesday 1st October to 7th November 2014

“One Hundred and Tennerfest” breaks and “Tennerfest” menu available at Stocks Hotel.

Tennerfest Menu

1st October to 11th November 2014 

“A Taste of Sark” 

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Appetizers

Parsnip & honey soup

Cheddar beignet

Hand dived & pan seared Scallops

Pancetta, celeriac puree, honeycomb

Oak smoked ham terrine

Local apple chutney, toasted Brioche

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Entrées

Roulade of Rabbit

Dauphinoise potatoes, butternut squash, tarragon sauce

Roast suprême of Sea Bass

Cauliflower cheese puree, smoked potato confit, broccoli

Wild mushroom tart

Poached hen’s egg, pea cappuccino

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Desserts

Dark chocolate tart

Tonka bean Panna Cotta, sweet potato and vanilla sauce

Tart Tatin

Honey ice cream, Sark dairy cream

Trio of Guernsey cheese

Quince jelly, sesame seed crackers 

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Three courses ~ £20.00 per person

 

Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th October 2014

Earle Wines Limited has pleasure in inviting you top their wine tasting. You will be able to tast new and recently discovered wines together with the new vintage of ‘old favourites’. From 11am onwards at La Sablonnerie Hotel RSVP: sales@earlewines.com

Note from La Sablonnerie Hotel: Herewith, the wine tasting invitation.  Of course, we would love to see you, and hoping this note finds you well and enjoying this terrific Summer – what bliss; all this wonderful sunshine reminds us of our youth!

 

Wednesday 8th October 2014

Please join us on a guided tour of La Seigneurie Gardens. Places are limited, so pre-booking is advised. Tickets cost £6pp and include the entrance fee into the Gardens. Meet 11.30 am at La Seigneurie Gardens. To book Tel: 01481 832345 or e-mail: office@sark.co.uk

 

Wednesday 15th October 2014

Please join us on a guided tour of La Seigneurie Gardens. Places are limited, so pre-booking is advised. Tickets cost £6pp and include the entrance fee into the Gardens. Meet 11.30 am at La Seigneurie Gardens. To book Tel: 01481 832345 or e-mail: office@sark.co.uk

 

Friday 10th to Sunday 12th October 2014


Murder Mystery Weekend at Stocks Hotel. Two night package. Visit http://www.stockshotel.com/rooms-suites/m4murder/ for more details.

 

Friday 17th October 2014

‘Friends of Sark Music’ Society welcomes; The Budapest Cafe Orchestra. 8 pm at the Island Hall Tickets can be bought at the Island Hall or Sark Visitor Centre £10pp for FOSM Members and £15pp for non-members.

 

Friday 17th – Sunday 19th October 2014

SAstroS presents a Starfest in Sark, , with Dr Marek Kukula and Dr Chris Lintott.

Friday

7.30 pm Fish and chips in the Island Hall with Dr Marek Kukula, who is the Public Astronomer from  the Royal Observatory, Greenwich. Pre-booking essential followed by stargazing through the large telescope (Endeavour) on the Millennium Field.

Saturday

1pm till 3 pm  Talk by Dr Kukula  ‘History through a Telescope’

8.30 pm  Stargazing on the Millennium Field. All welcome.

Sunday

12.30 pm Roast lunch at Stocks Hotel with Dr Marek Kukula and Professor Chris Lintott, who presents the BBC Sky at Night programme and is an Oxford lecturer in Astronomy/Astrophysics. Pre-booking essential, phone 01481 832001. A raffle will take place after dessert.

Saturday 18th October 2014

Autumn Litter Pick. Meet outside the Island Hall at 10.30am. Everyone is welcome to help keep Sark clean and beautiful! Bring your own gloves. Meet back at the hall for refreshments afterwards.

Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Please join us on a guided tour of La Seigneurie Gardens. Places are limited, so pre-booking is advised. Tickets cost £6pp and include the entrance fee into the Gardens. Meet 11.30 am at La Seigneurie Gardens. To book Tel: 01481 832345 or e-mail: office@sark.co.uk

 

Wednesday 29th October 2014

Please join us on a guided tour of La Seigneurie Gardens. Places are limited, so pre-booking is advised. Tickets cost £6pp and include the entrance fee into the Gardens. Meet 11.30 am at La Seigneurie Gardens. To book Tel: 01481 832345 or e-mail: office@sark.co.uk

Monday 3rd November 2014 through to March 2015

Lorraine Nicolle of Lorraine’s Pottery holds evening pottery classes for adults on Monday evenings throughout the winter.
Come along and try your hand at making anything from teapots to salt pigs, Christmas decorations to mugs! Cost £15 per session. Start time 7pm. Glaze, materials and firing all included. Contact Lorraine’s Pottery on 01481 832624 for more information. The studio is just off the Avenue, near to Food Stop.

Friday 14th November 2014

Messy Church themed activities for families, held at the Methodist Chapel. 4pm – 6pm. Includes messy activities, a celebration service and a lovely meal. All welcome to come and have fun! Donations on the door.

Friday 21st November 2014

Cheque Presentation /Auction Night.

7pm Island Hall

Tickets £13.50 adults

               £9.00 children

From Island Hall and Gallery Stores

 

Events in December

 

Friday 5th December 2014

Messy Church Christmas  themed activities for families, held at the Methodist Chapel. 4pm – 6pm. Includes messy activities, a celebration service and a lovely meal. All welcome to come and have fun! Donations on the door.

 

Saturday 6th December 2014

Christmas Market at the Island Hall 2pm- 4pm. Come and get yourselves some lovely Christmassy goodies, including preserves, photographs, cards, children’s books, handmade decorations and much, much more. To book a table please phone the Island Hall on 01481 832666. Tables cost just £5.

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