Things to do in February
The shortest month of the year has still got plenty to keep you occupied, whether you're in Jersey for a romantic escape, or just enjoying some family time for a half-term break. Wrap up warm, and venture out (or in) with these ideas of things to do this February.
2nd February - Roger Sanchez at Grand Jersey
The luxurious Grand Jersey turns into a superclub for the
evening with this exclusive VIP event from one of the world's
foremost names in house music - Grammy Award winning producer,
remixer and DJ Roger Sanchez. A night not to be missed.
Where: Grand Jersey, The Esplanade, St Helier
When: Saturday 2nd February, 7pm-2am
Price: From £27, with accommodation packages from £134 per couple
Contact: Theology Events for tickets, for accommodation packages, contact: Grand Jersey tel: 01534 722301
3rd February - Romantic wedding ideas at The Royal
Need some inspiration for your big day? Visit The Royal Yacht Hotel on Sunday 3rd February for their Wedding Fayre, and you'll come away with plenty of ideas. And if you really want to make it special, stay for a romantic lunch on the terrace...
Where: The Royal Yacht Hotel, Weighbridge Square, St Helier
Contact: The Royal Yacht, tel: 01534 720511
Half term activities - Go wild at Durrell
If you're in Jersey with the family this half term, take your little monkeys to see the newest addition at Durrell Wildlife Park - a baby gorilla called Indigo. The first to be born at Durrell for nine years, visitors to the park can catch a glimpse of western lowland gorilla baby Indigo with his mum Hlala Kahilli as well as orangutans, flamingos and many other rare and endangered species in this beautiful park.
Where: Durrell Wildlife Park
When: 9.30am-5pm (winter season) every day
Price: Children £10, adults £13.50
Contact: www.durrell.org or call 01534 860000
16th February - Catch some Rugby action
Jersey Rugby Club plays Nottingham in what promises to be a fast-paced fixture. Matches attract a 2,500 strong crowd, and with plenty of Jersey-style hospitality on offer at this unique island location, this is a treat rugby fans won't want to miss.
Where: Jersey Rugby Football Club (close to the airport)
When: 16th February, 3pm
Pack: Some warm layers. The ground's westerly location can be windy at times!
(image: Sue Trower Photography)
22nd-23rd February - Comedy at Jersey Opera House
Get a completely different inflight experience as Australian
comedienne and writer Caroline Reid turns into her outrageous
alter-ego Pam Ann for a raucous, rude and raunchy journey from
check-in to (hopefully) landing. With a cult-like international
following and sell-out tours, even Madonna's a fan, describing her
as '… cruelly funny…'
Where: Jersey Opera House, Gloucester St, St Helier
When: 8pm, 22nd & 23rd February
Price: From £20
Contact: www.jerseyoperahouse.co.uk, tel: 01534 511115
24th February - Walking up an appetite
Join Jersey Walk Adventures' two-hour low water walk along Jersey's south east coast and you won't just get to see local oysters in Jersey's oyster beds, you'll get to taste them too, at a post-walk oyster tasting at Seymour Pub. Forgot your wellingtons? Don't worry, you can hire them when you book.
Where: Directions given at time of booking
When: 24th February, 11am (lasts 2 hours)
Price: £16.50 adults, £8.25 under 18s
Contact: www.jerseywalkadventures.co.uk tel: 07797 853033
Need more inspiration? Visit our Events section to discover our pick of what's happening in Jersey over the next few months.