Upcoming Events: Hidden Treasures

Mont Orgueil Castle, Jersey8th – 16th September 2012
Locations across the island

This week-long event will be a treat for visitors and locals alike, as Jersey Heritage, The National Trust for Jersey, and the Société Jersiaise join forces to showcase some of Jersey’s hidden treasures.

This exciting festival week will feature a wide range of tours, activities, open days and events, bringing Jersey’s rich cultural, historical, architectural and archaeological heritage to the fore. Expect coastal foraging, cycle trails, fort tours, guided walks, cider and sausages, afternoon teas, lunchtime talks, twilight discoveries and much more!

Programme of Events

Saturday 8th September

Tours des FortsTour des Forts
Time: 9am – 5pm
Place: Departure point advised when booking
Price: £20 adults / £15 Heritage members / £6 children & students

Royal Court and States of Jersey Tour
Time: 10.30am – 11.30am
Place: Meeting point advised when booking
Price: Free of charge

‘Pedalling for a Ploughman’s’ Cycle Trail
Time: 1pm – 5pm
Place: from Le Moulin de Quetivel to The Elms
Price: Free of charge, produce charged locally

National Trust For JerseyThe National Trust’s Open Day Weekend
Time: 1pm – 5pm
Place: Various National Trust properties
Price: Free of charge

Stepping out with The National Trust For Jersey: ‘Birds on the Edge’ Walk
Time: 2.30pm – 4.30pm
Place: Meet at Sorel Point car park
Price: £5 / National Trust members free of charge

Sunday 9th September

National Trust ‘Surf n’ Turf’ Guided Walk – Grouville Marsh
Time: 10am – 1pm
Place: Departure point advised when booking
Price: £5 / National Trust members free of charge

Boats in St. Aubin's HarbourOpen Boats
Time: 10am – 4pm
Place: New North Quay
Price: Free of charge

Open Bunker – Underground Command Bunker & Coastal Artillery Observation Tower
Time: 11am – 4.30pm
Place: Noirmont Point, St. Brelade
Price: £2.50 / accompanied children free

The National Trust’s Open Day Weekend – Continued from Saturday
Time: 1pm – 5pm
Place: Various National Trust properties
Price: Free of charge

Monday 10th September

Jersey Heritage Chemist's Shop‘Real Treasures’ – Behind the Scenes Jersey Heritage Tour
Time: 10.30am – 12pm
Place: Departure point advised when booking
Price: Free of charge

A Taste of St. Helier – Walking tour with Guide Arthur Lamy
Time: 10.30am – 1pm
Place: Liberation Square, St. Helier
Price: £10

Victorian Visitors – Walking tour with Guide Arthur Lamy
Time: 2pm – 4.30pm
Place: St. Luke’s Church, St. Saviour (Howard Davis Park)
Price: £10

Jersey HeritageFrom Gaslight to Candlelight – A Twilight Discovery
Time: 7pm – 9pm
Place: Advised at time of booking
Price: £10 / £3 for children under 16

Tuesday 11th September

The National Trust’s Foraging Walk in the wilds of St. Ouen’s, with guide Kazz Padidar
Time: 10am – 1pm
Place: Advised at time of booking
Price: £12

Inside the Société Jersiaise
Time: 10am – 1pm
Place: Pier Road, St. Helier
Price: Free of charge

A Jersey LilyLillie Langtry: The Prince’s Mistress – Walking tour with Guide Arthur Lamy
Time: 10.30am – 1pm
Place: St. Saviour’s Church
Price: £10

Living with the Enemy: Time Team Special – Walking tour with Guide Tom Bunting
Time: 10.30am – 12.45pm
Place: Gunsite Café, Beaumont
Price: £7

The National Trust’s Ramble and Refreshments at Longueville Manor
Time: 2pm – 5pm
Place: Meeting point to be advised at time of booking
Price: £19.50 per person, includes afternoon tea

St. Helier at NightMurder, Muck & Mayhem – Walking tour with Guide Tom Bunting
Time: 7.30pm – 9.30pm
Place: Royal Square, St. Helier
Price: £7

Wednesday 12th September

Lunchtime talks at the Société Jersiaise
Time: 12.30pm – 2pm
Place: The Member’s Room, 7 Pier Road, St. Helier
Price: Free of charge

St. Aubin: In the Shadow of the Black Hill – Walking tour with Guide Arthur Lamy
Time: 2pm – 4.30pm
Place: St. Brelade’s Parish Hall, St. Aubin
Price: £10

Noirmont Point, St. BreladeOpen Bunker – Underground Command Bunker
Time: 3pm – 5pm
Place: Noirmont Point, St. Brelade
Price: £2.50 / accompanied children free

Cider and Sausages at The Elms
Time: 6.30pm – 9pm
Place: Apple orchard at The Elms, St. Mary
Price: Free entry (food and drink payable on site)

Thursday 13th September

International Air Display
Time: 12.30pm – 5pm
Place: St. Aubin’s Bay
Price: Free of charge

International Air Display, JerseyFrom Gaslight to Candlelight – A Twilight Discovery
Time: 7pm – 9pm
Place: Advised at time of booking
Price: £10 / £3 for children under 16

Friday 14th September

Hidden Heritage of St. Aubin – Walking tour with Guide Remi Couriard
Time: 2pm – 5pm
Place: La Haule Manor Hotel, St. Aubin
Price: £10

The National Trust’s ‘Come Dine with Us!’
Time: 7pm for 7.30pm
Place: To be advised!
Price: £60 minimum donation per person

Saturday 15th September

Dolmens in JerseyFête des Dolmens
Time: 9am – 5pm
Place: La Hougue Bie, Grouville
Price: £20 adults / £15 Jersey Heritage members / £6 children and students

What’s Your Street’s Story – Gorey Common
Time: 10am – 11am
Place: The Jersey Archive, St. Helier
Price: Free of charge

Flying High at Mont Orgueil
Time: Various times between 10am and 4pm
Place: Mont Orgueil Castle, Gorey
Price: Castle entry applies

Hidden Treasures In JerseyBattle of Jersey Seminar
Time: 2pm – 4.30pm
Place: Jersey Museum, St. Helier
Price: Regular musuem entry applies

The Tiffin Trail
Time: 2.30pm
Place: Devil’s Hole car park, north coast
Price: £20

Open Bunker – Heavy Machine Gun Turret
Time: 2.30pm – 5.30pm
Place: Val de la Mare, St. Ouen
Price: Free of charge

Sunday 16th September

Exploring Mont OrgueilFlying High at Mont Orgueil
Time: Various times between 10am and 4pm
Place: Mont Orgueil Castle, Gorey
Price: Castle entry applies

Open Bunker – Gun Emplacements & Underground Bunkers
Time: 10am – 1pm
Place: Les Landes, St. Ouen
Price: £2 / accompanied children free

Open Bunker – Anti-Tank Gun Casemate
Time: 10.30am – 3pm
Place: Millbrook, St. Lawrence
Price: £1.50 / accompanied children free

Bunkers at CorbiereOpen Bunker – Coastal Defence Gun Casemate
Time: 11am – 2pm
Place: La Corbière, St. Brelade
Price: £2 / accompanied children free

Open Bunker – Underground Command Bunker & Coastal Artillery Observation Tower
Time: 11am – 4.30pm
Place: Noirmont Point, St. Brelade
Price: £2.50 / accompanied children free

The National Trust’s ‘Surf n’ Turf’ Guided Walk: Tidal Zone – Walking tour with Guide Bob Tompkins
Time: 12pm – 3pm
Place: Departure point advised when booking
Price: £5 / free for National Trust members

Deported Lecture – Gilly Carr
Time: 2.30pm – 3.30pm
Place: Jersey Museum, St. Helier
Price: Free of charge

To view the full online brochure and to book your events, please click here.

If you’re looking for a last minute September break during our Hidden Treasures Festival, you can book Jersey hotels and guest houses in Jersey with us.

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