The Channel Islands Heritage Festival is a celebration of an archipelago of small islands with a big history. With over 400 events across the Channel Islands, uncover a wealth of stories, from tales of early seafarers to heroic accounts from the German Occupation during World War II.
Local Heroes: Tour of the Clematis Nursery with Raymond Evison OBE
A special evening tour of the Clematic Nursery and talk by local hero and Chelsea Flower Show legend, Raymond Evison.
A special festival tour of the German defences at Fort Hommet Headland by Festung Guernsey
Military Tours: The Steam Clock
A special full day of guided tours to include: The Free French Fighter and the English Commando Captain; The Occupation – Heroes and Heroines; and many more…
Gerard Durrell, a conservation hero.
Explore Jersey Zoo and discover over 120 species of mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians; more than half of which are endangered in the wild. Take part in a ‘Gerald Durrell Treasure Hunt’ around the zoo, designed for children to discover more about one of conservation’s greatest heroes.
Castle Cornet's Historyfest
3 days of living history at the iconic fort in St Peter Port. Visitors can enjoy a range of events from tours, live music and children's activities - all complimented by the live costumed actors who will bring Guernsey's myths and legends to life.
Heroes of the German Occupation Tour
Relive the heroic stories of those who risked danger to themselves in the hope of aiding others during this dramatic time in Jersey. Gain awe-inspiring insight into what really happened during the fateful days of German Occupation with tours by Martin Walton.