What’s on guide: April

With life getting busier every week and new bars, restaurants and events opening every month, staying on top can be tricky. So here’s a round up of this month’s hottest happenings in and around the local area…¬¬¬¬¬

What? Zest Festival 2019
Where? Pomme d'Or, Liberation Square, Jersey
When? 3rd – 5th April
A four day event celebrating the best of local food, service and skills that are on offer in the Jersey hospitality industry. Venues across the island will be hosting special events and creating bespoke menus. Taking place will also be workshops, masterclasses and competitions, such as cocktail-making, butchery, fishmongery demonstrations and lots for the whole family.
What? Simply Spring 2019
Where? Royal Square, St. Helier, Jersey
When? 4th – 6th April
Simply Spring welcomes the change in seasons with a celebration of colour and vibrancy. Featuring over 30 local artisans, delicious food, live music and entertainment, you'll not only find those perfect Easter gifts and stock up on delicious handmade chocolates, but feel uplifted by the community of creative talent Jersey has to offer. Come and join in the fun! Taking place in the historic Royal Square, St. Helier, it's just a five minute walk from Liberation Bus Station.
What? Murder Mystery Evening
Where? Esplanade, St. Helier, Jersey
When? 5th April
There has been a murder at The Jersey Film Festival and we need your help to solve the case. Do you fancy yourself as an amateur sleuth? The next Sherlock Holmes? Columbo? or Jessica Fletcher? Then come join us for a chilling, sophisticated night at the movies and piece together the clues to solve the case. Dress for the occasion...the red carpet will be out.
What? Sweet Tooth Walking Tour
Where? Longbeach Car Park, Gorey, Jersey
When? Various dates throughout April
This 2 hour fun, family friendly guided tour takes in the best sweet treats, Jersey ice-cream, sorbets, pastries, fudge, truffles, salted caramel sauce and honey on cabbage loaf. What about Jersey Wonders or Black Butter? Visit selected eateries and choose from scrumptious desserts, all this and a goody bag to take home.
What? Easter Kid's Adventure Days
Where? Valley Adventure Centre, La Mont a la Brune, Jersey
When? 8th – 18th April
Our Adventure Days are the perfect way to keep the kids entertained on your holiday whilst the grown ups relax! Your kids will be guaranteed a fun filled time, where they can make new friends, learn new skills and grow in confidence. Activities include Aerial Trekking, Powerfan Drop, Laser Combat, Zip Wire, King Swing, Climbing, Archery, Swimming, Splatmaster, Team Challenges and loads more!
What? The Archive of Educated Hearts
Where? Jersey Arts Centre, Philips Street, Jersey
When? 15th – 18th April
Scrawled diary entries, answer-phone messages blinking on an old landline, a shoebox of postcards and cassette tapes winding stories across years and continents. The Archive is an intimate storytelling installation containing the remarkable moments that make up a lifetime.
What? Channel Island Stylish Living
Where? Royal Jersey Showground, La Route de la Trinite, Jersey
When? 18th – 22nd April
Country Living meets Ideal Home, a new concept in shows featuring Home & Living, Fashion & Beauty, Gardening & Flowers, Health & Wellbeing and Food and Drink. The show will offer a fantastic variety of high end products all under one roof with plenty of free parking.
What? Wild Easter Weekend
Where? Jersey Zoo, La Profonde Rue, Trinity, Jersey
When? 19th – 22nd April
Come and join the fun at Jersey Zoo this Easter Weekend! There will be activities for the whole family to enjoy. Take part in a wild scavenger hunt, listen to keeper talks and watch as the animals get their Easter treats – what do you think they are made of? (Hint: it’s not chocolate!) There's also face painting and a raffle.