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Summer Issue of Sark Life magazine

June 1, 2019 By 0 Comment
Summer Issue of Sark Life magazine

The summer issue of Sark Life is out now with features on Trevor Kendall’s new book on Point Robert Lighthouse, fifty years of the Isle of Sark Shipping Company, how to explore one of Sark’s amazing sea caves and a glimpse into the island’s Victorian past. We look ahead to the Creative Sark Fortnight and Opera Sark as well as the theatrical events to come from the fabulous Oddsocks theatre…

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Scarecrow Winners

May 25, 2019 By 0 Comment
Scarecrow Winners

Yesterday was judging day in the annual scarecrow competition and this year’s theme is fifty years of Sark Shipping, to celebrate the company’s birthday this June. There are mermaids and drunken sailors, a pirate, all sorts of ships and even a re-creation of Maseline Harbour. Yan Milner and Stacey Upson from Sark Shipping judged the entries and declared Debbie Smith and Natalie La Galloudec the winners for their fabulous glittery…

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Jimmy’s Carting & Garden Services

May 23, 2019 By 0 Comment
Jimmy’s Carting & Garden Services

Jimmy’s Carting, Sark’s leading carting and freight company. From luggage pick up up and deliveries to home removals and storage, Jimmy’s Carting covers it all. As well as carting facilities, Jimmy’s also offers a wide range of garden and home services, from mowing to painting and much more. Get in touch today on 07781 410855 to see how we can help you. For more information please visit our website: www.jimmyscartingsark.com

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Puffin Watching on Sark

May 22, 2019 By 0 Comment
Puffin Watching on Sark

The seabird breeding season is in full swing here on Sark, which means that our puffins have returned from their life far out at sea to breed on L’Etac, an islet off Little Sark. The birds rear a single chick, called a puffling, in a burrow and by now one or other of the parents will be keeping the egg warm until it hatches in June. The best way to…

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La Moinerie Hotel

May 22, 2019 By 0 Comment
La Moinerie Hotel

Come and stay at the second most exclusive address on Sark.  Neighbouring La Seigneurie, the home of the Seigneurs of Sark since 1730, La Moinierie Hotel encompasses all that is unique about our very special island. As Sark’s sole resident’s only hotel our beautiful grounds are here for the enjoyment of you and your fellow guests. A secret short cut via La Moinierie bank of La Seigneurie ponds leads you…

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Get Creative on Sark

May 14, 2019 By 0 Comment
Get Creative on Sark

Bookings are now being taken for the exciting workshops in Sark’s first ever arts and crafts festival, Creative Sark. You can try your hand at all sorts of skills with local artisans from stage sword fighting and bee-keeping to watercolour painting and weaving. Visiting creatives are offering an enticing variety of textile workshops and there are also tasty cookery classes as well as yoga, massage and gong bathing sessions. Many…

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Good Times for Guillemots

May 14, 2019 By 0 Comment
Good Times for Guillemots

The seabird breeding season is in full swing here on Sark and this year seems to be particularly good for guillemots. These beautiful chocolate-brown and white birds belong to the auk family, along with puffins and razorbills that also breed here. Over the last three years they have established a new colony on rocks off the east coast as well as their main breeding site on Les Autelets on the…

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Maison Rouge

May 13, 2019 By 0 Comment
Maison Rouge

  Maison Rouge, the self-built family home of host musician Peter Gabriel Byrne offering you a warm welcome to luxury, room only accommodation. It is situated on a quiet lane adjacent to La Seigneurie woodland, open fields and a short walk to Port du Moulin beach. There is a selection of cafes restaurants serving breakfast lunches and evening meals ranging between two and a ten minute walk minutes walk from…

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Liberation Celebrations

May 11, 2019 By 0 Comment
Liberation Celebrations

Sark welcomed some very special visitors on Friday to help celebrate the 74th anniversary of the Liberation. Sark was freed from German occupation on 10th May 1945, a day later than Jersey and Guernsey. To mark the occasion the Sark branch of the Royal British Legion hosted a visit by three Chelsea Pensioners and three Gurkhas who were accompanied by Sir Ian Corder, the Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey, and his…

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Songs From the Past

May 9, 2019 By 0 Comment
Songs From the Past

Musicians Éva Guillorel and Robert Bouthillier were on Sark this week sharing their passion for traditional songs from Sark and the other Channel Islands. The couple did a lunchtime recital at La Sablonnerie Hotel as well as an evening performance at the Island Hall during which they sang and talked about the history and origins of the folk songs.   Pictures by Sue Daly Robert & Éva at La Sablonnerie

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