What's on in April


Jersey springs into life in April with photography walks, wine dinners and plenty of memorable island events from chaos theory talks to symphony orchestras. Read on to discover what Jersey's got going on this month.

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St Aubin Parish Hall

6th April - St Aubin Vintage Fair

It's retro nostalgia as St Aubin plays host to the monthly Vintage Fair. Discover a treasure trove of vintage pieces from ceramics and books to antique linen and jewellery - and then take a while to soak up St Aubin's charming village atmosphere.
When: Saturday 6th April, 10am-6pm
Where: St Aubin Parish Hall
Price: Free

6th April - Jersey Symphony Orchestra's Spring Concert

Settle back for a evening of classical favourites as distinguished Irish violinist Fionnuala Hunt leads the Jersey Symphony Orchestra in a number of well known pieces including Bruch's 'Violin Concerto in G Minor', the 'Karelia Suite', one of Sibelius's earliest and best known pieces and Brahms' 'Symphony No. 1'. The concert is conducted by Philip Ellis.
When: Saturday 6th April, 8pm-10pm
Where: Fort Regent, Mount Bingham, St Helier
Price: Tickets from £12.50
Contact: Fort Regent or tel: 01534 449827. See www.jso.org.uk for more information.

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17th April - Tassili's Wine Dinner 'Sicily'

Wine masterclasses don't get much more mouthwatering than this - a six course menu paired with the latest wine discoveries from a selected region. This month, Michael Palij MW introduces diners to some of Sicily's best kept wine secrets..
When: Wednesday 17th April
Where: Tassili, Grand Jersey
Price: From £85-£99
Contact: Grand Jersey, email reservations@grandjersey.com or tel:01534 722301

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Mont Orgueil Castle, Gorey

18th April - 'Chaos in the Castle'

Dinner in the dungeons of Mont Orgeuil Castle and a a 'layman's guide' to Chaos Theory and Fractal Geometry anyone? This quirky evening is part of the innovative Muse series, and promises to be an entertaining and unique event. Book early, as the last event sold out...
When: Thursday 18th April, 7.30-9.30pm
Where: Mont Orgueil Castle, Gorey
Price: £15, includes tapas and a glass of wine
Contact: Jersey Heritage Third Thursday Muse or click here to book

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18th April - Krug Dinner at The Atlantic Hotel

Join The Atlantic Hotel for a prestigious dinner showcasing some of the very finest Champagnes ever made. Derek Langton of Moet Hennessy will take you through the history of one of the world's most iconic brands. Some of these Champagnes will have taken over 20 years to craft and involve the art of blending at its highest level. Executive Head Chef Mark Jordan and Head Sommelier Sergio dos Santos have together created a special menu with each course paired with a different Krug Champagne. Highlights will include a glass of the Krug 1998 Vintage alongside orange coated fillet of red mullet.
When: Thursday 18th April, 7.30pm
Where: The Atlantic Hotel, St Brelade
Price: £275
Contact: Contact Anna Robins on 01534 744101 or email anna.robins@theatlantichotel.com

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Walkers at Ouaisne

21st April - Spring Photography Walk

Discover how to photograph spring flowers in their natural habitat with photographer Tricia Kennedy and learn more about Jersey's flora with botanist Tina Hull as you explore the Ouaisne area of St Brelade. Bring your camera!
When: Sunday 21st April, 10am
Where: Meeting point given at time of booking
Price: £5 for non-members
Contact: Booking essential. Contact the National Trust for Jersey or tel: 01534 483193

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28th April - Foreshore Foraging

Explore one of the largest tides of the year and join offshore guide Bob Tomkins on a meander through the reef system around Seymour Tower to discover what the sea can provide.
When: Sunday 28th April, 2pm (lasts approx 3 hours)
Where: Meeting point given at time of booking
Price: Free for National Trust for Jersey members, £5 for non-members
Contact: National Trust for Jersey, tel: 01534 483193

To find out more about what's on in Jersey over the next few months, visit our Events page. Images courtesy of Jersey Tourism and The Atlantic Hotel.




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