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Remembering the Men of Sark

April 14, 2018 By 0 Comment
Remembering the Men of Sark

The Sark Branch Standard of the Royal British Legion was paraded at the Men of Sark Memorial Cross on Friday to mark the 100th anniversary of the loss of two local soldiers who gave their lives in the First World War. James Guille from Dos D’Ane and James Stephen Carré were both killed during a German counter-attack at Le Doulieu in northern France on 13th April 1918. Neither of their…

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The Sark Triathlon

April 9, 2018 By 0 Comment
The Sark Triathlon

The third Sark Triathlon took place this weekend with over fifty athletes competing in the event organised by the Guernsey Triathlon Club. The race began with a 200 metre swim in the chilly waters of Creux Harbour before the competitors swapped their wetsuits for running gear for the 5.5 mile run along Sark’s south coast to the Coupée, out to the Little Sark and then north to the Island Hall….

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Gone Sailing

March 31, 2018 By 0 Comment
Gone Sailing

Gone Sailing Visitors and locals braved the drizzle on Good Friday to watch their children sail boats on the Beauregard Pond. There was a colourful collection of vessels from homemade rafts and sailing boats to radio controlled ships. As usual the children revelled in the chance to wade around pond, most of them up their waists in the chilly water. Fortunately there was plenty of hot chocolate and hot cross…

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Bingo!

March 29, 2018 By 0 Comment

The Island Hall was busy last night when Peter Plummer hosted a bingo evening in aid of the Candles on the Creux charity fund. There were plenty of Easter Eggs and other chocolate prizes for the bingo and raffle that raised just over four hundred pounds. Picture by Sue Daly Winner Imogen with Peter the bingo caller    

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Heritage Festival – Sark’s Occupation & Liberation

March 23, 2018 By 0 Comment
Heritage Festival – Sark’s Occupation & Liberation

The Bailiwick-wide Heritage Festival takes place between 30th March and 10th May, focusing on the Occupation and Liberation of the islands during the Second World War. The theme coincides with the release of the film “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society” which is a novel set in Guernsey and relays the everyday life of inhabitants during the Occupation        

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A Sark Pantomime

March 20, 2018 By 0 Comment
A Sark Pantomime

The Island Hall was transformed last weekend when Sark Theatre Group delighted the audiences with their pantomime, Rapunzel. The show was full of songs, dancing and slapstick performed by a colourful cast of characters including a glittery pink dame, a wicked witch and a handsome prince. In the Sark version, which was written by members of the group, the girl locked in the tower hidden deep in Dixcart Wood was…

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Sark Life Spring Issue

March 13, 2018 By 0 Comment
Sark Life Spring Issue

The spring issue of Sark Life magazine is out now with features on the artist Maeve Gilmore, Sark Running Club and projects this winter to keep Sark beautiful. Seigneur Christopher Beaumont brings us up to date with his plans to rejuvenate the Seigneurie and its grounds and there’s a preview of the exciting new Permaculture course taking place on Sark this year. There’s a look ahead to events on the…

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It’s Nearly Panto Time

March 2, 2018 By 0 Comment
It’s Nearly Panto Time

Sark Theatre Group has been rehearsing all winter for their pantomime, Rapunzel, a tale of kidnap, wicked witches and hairdressers. The show promises to be fun for the whole family with fabulous costumes, plenty of laughs and songs to join in with. There will be just two performances: an evening show on Saturday 17th March and a matinée on Sunday 18th March. Tickets are on sale now at the Island…

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Jimmy’s Jumble

March 2, 2018 By 0 Comment
Jimmy’s Jumble

Jimmy Martin organised a jumble sale last weekend to raise funds for his Candles on the Creux event in August. The stalls of clothing, books and bric-a-brac along with the raffles and tombola raised just over five hundred pounds. Candles on the Creux, which takes place on August 11th, will see the whole of the old harbour illuminated by candlelight and raise funds for all of the emergency services that…

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Wild Flower Fortnight 2018

February 20, 2018 By 0 Comment
Wild Flower Fortnight 2018

Take a walk with expert guides to discover Sark’s wild flowers,please see poster below for more information

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