Events for the next 12 months


February 2017

Big Seaweed Search
Saturday 25th February 11:30 - 13:00
A Big Seaweed Search will be carried out at Portelet on Saturday 25th February. We will meet at 11.30am at Portelet kiosk. Here is the link to the Big Seaweed Search website for more info: http://www.nhm.ac.uk/take-part/citizen-science/big-seaweed-search.html Email marinebiology@societe/org.gg for more info.

Historic Buildings - Where Did The Architectural Styles of Our Churches Originate? a talk by John McCormack
Saturday 25th February 19:30
Frossard Theatre, Candie. All welcome.


March 2017

Botany Walk - Reservoir
Saturday 4th March 14:15
Meet at 2pm Western Car Park at Reservoir for reservoir walk, if not a lane walk. Perry's page 21, G1.

Historic Buildings - Why are Alderney Houses so Distinctive, and to What do They Relate? a talk by John McCormack
Saturday 11th March 19:30
Frossard Theatre, Candie. All welcome.

Annual Ormer Survey
Sunday 12th March 12:00 - 14:00
The Marine Biology Section annual Ormer survey will take place this year on Sunday 12th March. We will meet in the Lihou causeway car park at 12pm. As in previous years, we are teaming up with the Alderney Wildlife Trust (AWT) for this event: they will be carrying out an Ormer survey at the same time at Clonque Bay in Alderney. The data is then shared and compared, and submitted to the Guernsey Biological Records Centre. Here is the AWT website: http://www.alderneywildlife.org/ All are welcome; please wear suitable sturdy footwear. Please note that the aim of this event is the collection of data, not of Ormers. Email marinebiology@societe.org.gg for more info.

Archaeology Talk, Frossard Theatre, Candie - "Recent Discoveries from the Jersey Hoard" by Philip de Jersey (States Archaeologist)
Tuesday 21st March 19:30
This huge hoard of Iron Age coins, torcs and other valuables was discovered in 2012 and has now been taken apart by conservation specilaists. This is an opportunity to hear the latest news on this internationally important find.

AGM
Thursday 23rd March 19:30
Agenda to follow.

Historic Buildings - The Houses and Shops of Medieval St Peter Port - a Talk by John McCormack
Saturday 25th March 19:00
Frossard Theatre, Candie. All welcome.


April 2017

Botany Walk - Pleinmont
Saturday 1st April 14:15
Meet at 2pm in the car park by the gun emplacement.

Historic Buildings - A Medieval, Purpose-Built Tavern in Jersey - a Talk by John McCormack
Saturday 22nd April 19:30
Frossard Theatre, Candie. All welcome.


May 2017

Botany Walk - Les Vicheris
Saturday 6th May 14:15
Meet at Les Vicheris at 2pm, Orchid fields. Perry's guide page 20 ref C3. Probably advisable to park in the car park along the coast road. We will meet at the junction of the coast road and Les Vicheries near the post box.

Historic Buildings Visit to St Briocq, Saint-Pierre du Bois.
Saturday 27th May 14:30
This visit will attempt to look at "the philosophy of restoration" in various contexts. Meet on site. All welcome.

See the Stars - Observing the Sun at the Observatory
Monday 29th May 10:30 - 12:30
The Observatory is in La Rue de Lorier, St Pierre du Bois. Donations are welcomed.


June 2017

Botany Walk - Coastal Walk
Saturday 3rd June 14:15
Meet at 2pm at the Lady Bay toilets to look for Sea Stock and other coastal plants. Perry's Guide ref Page 6, A4

Historic Buildings Trip to Finisterre, Brittany - 5th to 9th June.
Monday 5th June
Currently fully subscribed but please phone John McCormack on 720303 to add your name to a waiting list in the event of cancellations.

Historic Buildings Visit to L'Etiennerie, Castel.
Saturday 24th June 14:30
Meet on site. All welcome.


July 2017

Historic Buildings Visit to Victoria Tower and the St. Peter Port Arsenal
Saturday 8th July 16:30
Meet on site. All welcome.

See the Stars with large telescopes, at the Observatory
Thursday 27th July 21:00
The Observatory is in La Rue de Lorier, St Pierre du Bois. Donations are welcomed.


August 2017

See the Stars with large telescopes, at the Observatory
Thursday 3rd August 20:30
The Observatory is in La Rue de Lorier, St Pierre du Bois. Donations are welcomed.

See the Stars with large telescopes, at the Observatory
Thursday 10th August 20:30
The Observatory is in La Rue de Lorier, St Pierre du Bois. Donations are welcomed.

Historic Buildings Visit - Les Grandes Courtils, St Saviour's (to be confirmed)
Saturday 12th August 14:30
Meet on site. All welcome.

See the Stars with large telescopes, at the Observatory
Thursday 17th August 20:30
The Observatory is in La Rue de Lorier, St Pierre du Bois. Donations are welcomed.

See the Stars with large telescopes, at the Observatory
Thursday 24th August 20:30
The Observatory is in La Rue de Lorier, St Pierre du Bois. Donations are welcomed.

See the Stars with large telescopes, at the Observatory
Thursday 31st August 20:30
The Observatory is in La Rue de Lorier, St Pierre du Bois. Donations are welcomed.


September 2017

Historic Buildings Visit - St. Peter Port Constables' Office
Saturday 9th September 14:30
Meet on site. All welcome.


October 2017

Historic Buildings - 19th Century Church Restorations - a Talk by John McCormack
Saturday 14th October 19:30
Frossard Theatre, Candie. All welcome.

See the Stars with large telescopes, at the Observatory
Thursday 26th October 18:30
The Observatory is in La Rue de Lorier, St Pierre du Bois. Donations are welcomed.

Historic Buildings - The Architecture of Non-conformity - a Talk by John McCormack
Saturday 28th October 19:30
Frossard Theatre, Candie. All welcome.


November 2017

Historic Buildings - The Non-royal Castles of Guernsey - a Talk by John McCormack
Saturday 11th November 19:30
Frossard Theatre, Candie. All welcome.

Historic Buildings - The Post-1806 Houses on the Reclaimed Braye du Valle - a talk by John McCormack
Saturday 25th November 19:30
Frossard Theatre, Candie. All welcome.


December 2017

Historic Buildings - Chamber Blocks, Chamber Wings and the Enigma of 3-bay Houses - a Talk by John McCormack
Saturday 9th December 19:30
Frossard Theatre, Candie. All welcome.


January 2018



 
   
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