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EVENTS ON SARK THIS MONTH

 

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 18th April till Sunday 20th April 2014

Local Transport Under the Stars by Sue Daly

SAstroS Spring Starfest Weekend

The Spring Starfest will start on Friday 18th April. As before, there will be the opportunity to meet our guest Dr Kukula, (the public astronomer from the Royal Observatory, Greenwich)  informally over a fish ‘n chip supper at the Island Hall (call 01481 832666 to book) and join us in stargazing afterwards, attend illustrated talks on the Saturday early afternoon, further stargazing through our new telescope in the evening and a chance to join us at Stocks Hotel on the Sunday for roast lunch with our guests – please contact Stocks on 01481 832001 to book for this. Full details below;

www.sastros.sark.gg

Friday 18th April 2014

4pm – Talk by Dr Kukula, Mermaid Tavern

7:30pm – Fish & Chips at the Sunflower Café

8:30pm – Unveiling of the new Telescope and stargazing (Millennium Field)

Saturday 19th April 2014

1 – 4pm – Talk “Brave New Worlds” by Dr Marek Kukula (Island Hall)

8pm – Draw of entries for naming the telescope, winner to be announced!

8:30pm – Open Session stargazing on Millennium Field

Sunday 20th April 2014

12:30pm – Lunch at Stocks Hotel with Dr Kukula

8:30pm – Open Session stargazing on Millennium Field

 

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.

Helen Say

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.

 

Sand-Crocus

 

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

World Aid Walk on Sark – more details to follow soon….

 

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.

 

Hogsback in early May

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.

 

The Chelsea Pensioners

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 Sark Post Office 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.

 

Puffins

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

 

Bluebells in Dixcart woods

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.

 

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.

 

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 atLa 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

 

Scarecrow

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 – 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 – Sun 25th May

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

Saturday

Films of Sark from 11:00 ‘til evening, Board Room, Island Hall

Photo exhibition: La Societe Sercquaise room

Sunday 15:00 – 18:00

All at La Societe Sercquaise room

Photo exhibition, stereoscope with cards, archive films of Sark

Monday

Films of Sark 11:00 – 16:30, Board Room, Island Hall

Photo exhibition at La Societe Sercquaise room

Saturday 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

Creative Sark weekend - Courses and workshops in pottery, drawing, painting, photography, creative writing and music. Exhibition and sale. Visits to studios/shops selling Sark crafted products. More details to follow soon.

 

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 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

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 and Sunday 8th June 2014

‘Sark gets Sporty’ weekend    Full itinerary for both days to follow soon.

Sunday - SARK 10 RACES

Races commence at 1pm and will include both a 10 mile and 5k courses.

All Entries are on the day – Entry fee £5.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Champange & Lobster Lunch

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. More details to follow soon.

 

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

2013 Midsummer Show entries

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 2014

Fragments of Old Sark

A guided walk led by Visitor Officer Karen Adams in which you will discover history in the landscape and old buildings of Sark. Pre-booking advisable. Starts 10:30am at the Sark Visitor Centre. To book, telephone 01481 832345. Tickets cost £4 per adult and £2 per child.

 

Saturday 28th June – Sunday 29th June 2014

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

Sark Folk Festival

 

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/

 

Saturday 12th 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

 

Sheep Racing

 

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. (Cost and meeting place to be confirmed).

 

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 Dup 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.

 

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.

 

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 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.

 

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.

 

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 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. (Cost and meeting place to be confirmed).

 

Saturday 9th 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 10:30am 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. (Cost and meeting place to be confirmed).

 

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.

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.

 

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.

 

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

 

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.

 

Saturday 6th 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.

 

Saturday 6th September 2014

Celebration of the Sea  Up at the North end of the island. Entertainment includes live music, craft demonstrations, face-painting and plenty of delicious local sea food. Funds raised go towards the ‘Pennies from Heaven’ appeal.

Monday 8th September 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.

 

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.

 

Saturday 20th 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.

Saturday 20th September 2014

Fragments of Old Sark

A guided walk led by Visitor Officer Karen Adams in which you will discover history in the landscape and old buildings of Sark. Pre-booking advisable. Starts 2pm at the Sark Visitor Centre. To book, telephone 01481 832345. Tickets cost £4 per adult and £1.50 per child.

 

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

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

 

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.