What's on in June
June's a beautiful month to explore Jersey. Not only is the island bursting with spring and early summer flowers, it's also a great time to enjoy fresh local seafood - preferably on a sea view terrace somewhere! If you're visiting Jersey this month, be sure to catch some of the island's unique events. Here are a few of our favourites...
June 7-9 - International Motoring Festival
Classic and vintage car fans won't want to miss the annual
International Motoring Festival, as the island turns into a
showcase for some rare and classic vintage cars. Engines revving,
the Moonlight Sprint and Hill Climb events are the chance to watch
the classic racing cars in action, or get a closer look at your
favourites in the arena. And don't forget your camera as the
vehicles take to Jersey's picturesque roads and lanes for the
Where: People's Park, St Helier and island-wide
When: Fri 7th - Sun 9th June
Contact: www.jerseyinternationalmotoringfestival com
June 13-16 - Norman French Market
Expect even more of a continental atmosphere in St Helier this
weekend as the Norman French Market arrives in Weighbridge Place,
with everything from sizzling crêpes to cider, and plenty of
delicious French cheese on offer in this traditional French
village-style market. Come to browse, buy or just to soak up the
Where: Weighbridge Place, St Helier
When: Thurs 13th - Sun 16th June, 10am-6pm (5pm on Sunday)
June 14 - Man of Steel Premiere
Move over Cannes, Jersey has its own celebrity film premiere
this year, as Jerseyman and star of Superman: Man of Steel, Henry
Cavill returns to the island with a few of the cast members to walk
the red carpet for this special Jersey showing of the film.
Superman actor Henry Cavill was born in Jersey and will be flying
in for the Jersey premiere, held two days after the UK premiere.
Air traffic controllers at Jersey Airport will be keeping their
eyes peeled for any unscheduled red cape arrivals...
Where: Cineworld, The Waterfront, St Helier
When: Friday 14th June
June 15 - Bonne Nuit Harbour Festival
Come and enjoy the fun at one of Jersey's picturesque harbours
as Bonne Nuit plays host to this lively family day out. There are
games on the beach for little ones, live music, refreshments and
craft stalls and even a coconut shy! Leave your car at Les Platons
carpark, there's a free shuttle service down to the harbour.
Where: Bonne Nuit Bay, St John
When: Saturday 15th June 11am-8pm
Price: £3 for adults, under 12s free.
June 21 - 'In the Shadow of the Castle' - Gorey Guided Walk
Where: Gorey Pier Bus Terminus
When: Friday 21st June, 10.30am-1pm, 2-4.30pm
Contact: Arthur Lamy, tel 01534 853525 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
June 28 & 29 - National Trust Sunset Concerts in association with Ashburton
Free music concerts in a stunning 'natural ampitheatre
overlooking the sea, the National Trust's Sunset Concerts in
association with Ashburton are the stuff that dreams are made of.
Bring along a picnic and something sparkling to sip and soak up the
midsummer atmosphere at these two evenings of live music on
National Trust land at Grantez.
When: Friday 28th and Saturday 29th June. Entry starts at 5.30pm, music begins around 7.15pm and finishes at sunset (approximately 9.15pm)
Where: Grantez, Le Chemin du Monts, St Ouen
Price: Free. Parking is around £5 per car
Contact: National Trust for Jersey