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Seigneurie Venue Officially Open

August 20, 2018 By 0 Comment
Seigneurie Venue Officially Open

Sir Ian Corder, the Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey, was on Sark this weekend to officially open the new events venue at the Seigneurie. Over a hundred and fifty people attended the drinks reception for the opening that began with a blessing by the Rev Karen Le Mouton. After considerable landscaping work this spring, the area in front of the house now has terracing to create an amphitheatre for outdoor events…

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The Sea Service

August 20, 2018 By 0 Comment
The Sea Service

The annual Service of Thanksgiving for the Sea was held in Creux Harbour on Sunday, a multi-faith ceremony to bless the sea and all those who work and travel on it. There were readings by the Dean of Guernsey, Reverend Karen Le Mouton, Sir Ian Corder and Kathy Dewe and prayers were led by David Neale. The Guernsey Salvation Army band provided musical accompaniment to the hymns. The Flying Christine…

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Sark Dog & Pet Show

August 14, 2018 By 0 Comment
Sark Dog & Pet Show

The island’s annual dog and pet show took place at the weekend with classes including best handler, dog with the waggiest tail and pet in best condition. There was also a dog agility class with hoops the leap through and obstacles to jump. The competitions were judged by Chris Bishop from Isabelle Vets in Guernsey who also sponsored the rosettes. Pictures by Sue Daly Martin & Katrina with prize winners…

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Shakespeare Outdoors on Sark

August 14, 2018 By 0 Comment
Shakespeare Outdoors on Sark

There’s less than a week to go now until Oddsocks, the UK’s best-loved touring theatre group, arrive on Sark. They specialise in producing comedy, family friendly versions of the Bard’s work and will be performing outdoors at the newly created amphitheatre at the Seigneurie. On Monday 20th August they will be presenting the Tempest at 7.30pm, a science fiction version of Shakespeare’s tale of illusion and revenge, set in outer…

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Top Astronomers on Sark for Meteor Watching

August 11, 2018 By 0 Comment
Top Astronomers on Sark for Meteor Watching

Robin Scagell, President for the Popular Society of Astronomy, and Professor Ian Morison from Jodrell Bank are here on Sark to watch the Perseid meteor shower. The event happens for a few days every year when the earth moves through debris trail of the Swift-Tuttle comet but this year it coincides with a new moon that sets before midnight allowing a particularly good view of the night sky. The shower…

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More Funds Raised to La Trobe Guide

July 25, 2018 By 0 Comment
More Funds Raised to La Trobe Guide

Rob Pilsworth and Jeremy La Trobe-Bateman have just presented a second cheque to the Professor Saint Fund for £500, thanks to sales of the La Trobe Guide to the Coast, Caves and Bays of Sark. The little book was first published in 1914 and, a hundred years later in 2014, Rob and Jeremy decided to create a centenary edition after it had been out of print for almost twenty years….

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Retracing the Commandos’ Footsteps

July 24, 2018 By 0 Comment
Retracing the Commandos’ Footsteps

A group of German and British soldiers from the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps were on Sark recently to explore the island and learn about Operation Basalt, the Commando raid that took place during the Occupation. The group were met by Reg Guille and Julie Mann representing the Sark Branch of the Royal British Legion and were then taken to the Hog’s Back, the headland on the south-east coast where a…

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Sheep Racing & Carnival Weekend

July 23, 2018 By 0 Comment
Sheep Racing & Carnival Weekend

The weather was perfect at the weekend for the island’s biggest charity event, the Sheep Racing and Carnival weekend. The fun started on Friday night with live music from City Limits and continued on Saturday with sheep racing and all sorts of entertainment as well as food stalls and the bar. There were seven sheep races overseen by trainers and shepherds Dave and Eugene with a little help from sheep…

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Wish Upon a Star in Sark

July 23, 2018 By 0 Comment
Wish Upon a Star in Sark

Fulfill a dream to “Wish Upon a Star in Sark” this year and experience the island that inspired Enya’s “Dark Sky Island” album, with a highlight of hundreds of meteors! Come to Sark 7-15 August to join eminent astronomers Professor Ian Morison and author Robin Scagell during the Perseids Meteor Shower peak!  Hundreds of meteors are anticipated, increasing from approximately 60 to 80 per hour nightly, to 12th August peak when up to…

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Guernsey Boat Charter and Access Challenger

July 21, 2018 By 0 Comment
Guernsey Boat Charter and Access Challenger

Guernsey Boat Charters are Guernsey’s most celebrated premier boat charter and maritime service. Since 1992, the Access Challenger and Guernsey Boat Charters has been a trusted service to Bailiwick locals and tourists alike offering swift, dependable and tailored inter-island transport, fast response service and responsible for hosting the best boat parties in the Channel Islands. No need to be restricted by timetables and schedules, after all, Sark is a magical place and…

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