What’s on guide: February
So here’s a round-up of this month’s hottest happenings in and around the local area…
What? Jersey Reds vs. London Scottish
Where? Jersey Rugby Football Club, JE3 7BG
When? Saturday 9th February at 2pm
Come support Jersey’s rugby team as they take on London Scottish in a clash of the titans. With what’s bound to be an impressive atmosphere – a fun day out for all the family – this game proves to be an exciting upcoming event in Jersey sports.
What? Alison Moyet at The Fort
Where? Fort Regent Leisure Centre, Fort Regent, JE24UX
When? 15th February 8pm
Alison Moyet is music royalty. The Basildon girl shot to fame as part of synth duo Yazoo, and has been credited with reinventing British dance music. Her unique voice and ability to blend cool synthesised soundscapes with soul has helped carve out one of the most successful careers in British music. Fresh off a world tour, she will be performing in Jersey for one night only.
What? From Royals to Wonders
Where? Liberation Statue in Liberation Square, St. Helier
When? Various dates throughout February
On a gentle guided walk through St. Helier learn the history of eating and drinking in Jersey. From bean crock, conger soup, Jersey Royal potatoes and the Jersey cow to the growth of restaurants in the post occupation tourism boom and the present day foodie scene. There will be architecture and social history, visits to the Victorian markets and restaurants. With tastings of Genuine Jersey oysters, black butter, cheese and more.
What? The Authentic Island Tour with Waverley Coach Tours
Where? Free collect and return
When? Everyday throughout February
Come on Jersey’s finest island tour. Let experienced drivers guide you around stunning coastline whilst you enjoy an entertaining informative live commentary on Jersey’s unique atmosphere and rich history. See Jersey’s incredible landscape, ranging from vast expanses of golden sand to breathtaking cliffs, in a single day.
What? Bunkers at Night
Where? Steam Clock in St. Helier
When? Everyday throughout February
See Jersey's military heritage in a new light! Join researchers Phil and Kimberley on an evening tour of WW2 bunkers & tunnels not open to the public. The tour is also a perfect complement to understanding the history of the D-Day invasion, which took place less than 30 miles away.
What? Valentine's Day Special
Where? Valley Adventure Centre, La Mont a la Brune. Jersey
When? 16th – 17th February
Looking for something a little bit different for Valentine's Day? What better way to spend time with your partner than getting outdoors at Valley Adventure Centre! For just £70, treat yourselves to 3 hours of excitement on the Aerial Trekking and Powerfan Drop, 145m Zip Wire and the biggest swing in Jersey - the King Swing!
What? Pirates at the Maritime Museum
Where? Maritime Museum, New North Quay, Jersey
When? 17th – 21st February
Ahoy there me hearties! Join Jersey Heritage for five days of pirate fun with stories, action activities, crafts and general marauding mayhem. This fantastic event has something to entertain everyone! All visitors are actively encouraged to dig out their eye patches, parrots and Jolly Rogers to become a pirate for the day.
What? Go Wild for Durrel
Where? Jersey Zoo, Jersey
When? 15th February
Take a walk on the wild side, and unleash your animal spirit to help raise funds for Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust. On Friday 15 February, they’re calling on their supporters, anywhere in the world to enjoy a day of wild activities and fundraise wildly for the world’s endangered species.