October, November & December 2015 in Jersey

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October, November & December 2015 in Jersey

From conkers to Christmas

Autumn starts with the great 6 week Tennerfest inter island food festival which should stand you in readiness for a spot of Christmas shopping and entertainment.

Couple dining in a pub
Autumn produce
Dining at Bella Luce Restaurant
Featured event:

Tennerfest

1st October – 11th November 2015

Annual inter island food festival where menus start at just a tenner!

Jersey Festival of Words

Until 4th October

A fantastic line up of literary events including appearances from Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, Simon Barnes and Will Smale.

Autumn Fair

3rd – 4th October

Traditional agricultural and horticultural fair at RJA & HS Royal Jersey Showground, 10.30am – 5pm.

Moto X

3rd & 4th October

Watch the racing at Sorel Point, 10am – 5pm.

Standard Chartered Jersey Marathon

4th October

Starting and finishing at Weighbridge Place, St Helier, the marathon is open to all.

Jersey Gravity Series

4th October

Downhill and enduro mountain biking event. £10 entry.

Bonkers for Conkers

4th – 12th October

Free conker championships for kids at Greve de Lecq Barracks every day from 11am – 4pm. Conkers supplied!

Cider festival picnic
Man making Black Butter
morris dancing

Jersey Rally

9th – 10th October

Watch as drivers navigate the narrow Jersey lanes.

Featured event:

La Faîs’sie d’Cidre

17th – 18th October 2015

Annual cider making festival at Hamptonne Country Life Museum.

Sand Storm Adventure

17th October

Adventure racing open to all. See website for price details.

La Mare Wine Estate Weekend

22nd – 24th October

Enjoy a variety of wines and stay at Greenhills Country Hotel where you’ll be served award winning cuisine.

Featured event:

Black Butter Making

22nd – 24th October 2015

Learn how a Jersey favourite, Black Butter, is produced and make you own. The Elms, National Trust for Jersey Headquarters.

Eat Jersey Food Festival

5th – 7th November

8 top chefs visit The Atlantic Hotel.

La Fete de Noue Christmas tree in Jersey
La Fete de Noue market
La Fete de Noue Lantern Parade, Jersey

Christmas Lights Switch On

26th November

The start of Christmas celebrations with Santa switching on the lights all around St Helier accompanied by entertainment and festivities. 5.30 – 6.30pm, St Helier.

St Martins Christmas Market

28th November

Charity Christmas stalls and lunch at St Martins Parish Hall, 11am – 3pm.

Simply Christmas Market

28th & 29th November

Artisan stalls at Greve de Lecq Barracks 10am – 5pm.

Father Christmas at 16 New Street

Weekly from 28th November – 19th December

Enjoy the magic of Christmas past at the National Trust for Jersey building in St Helier

Candlelit tours of 16 New Street

Weekly from 1st – 15th December

Costumed actors and seasonal refreshments 6 – 7.30pm weekly at 16 New Street.

La Ronde Concert Band’s Christmas Concert

2nd December

Free convert at the Town Hall, 7.30 – 9pm.

A Jersey Winter Wonderland – Enchanted Narnia

4th – 6th, 11th – 13th & 18th – 24th December

A Christmas journey for all the family at Weighbridge Place, St Helier.

Christmas at The Fort

5th, 6th, 12th, 13th, 19th & 20th December

Father Christmas and his workshop at Fort Regent 10am – 4pm.

Carols Under the Stars

16th December

Evening carol concert accompanied by La Ronde Concert Band, St Andrew’s Church, 6.30pm – 7.15pm.

Motor Sprint

27th December

Racing at Five Mile Road, 12 – 5pm.

Jersey market at Christmas
street performer
Christmas stall

Markets

  • Jersey Farm & Craft Market takes place in Royal Square, St Helier from 10am until 5pm. 3rd, 10th October.
  • St Catherine’s Farm and Craft Markets take place on Sundays from 10am until 4.30pm outside Jersey Turbot in St Catherine’s. 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th October
  • Vintage Fair in St Brelade Parish Hall, St Aubin takes place from 9am until 5pm on 31st October & 28th November.

Guided walks

Each month there are a series of guided walks around the island. Take a look at Jersey.com for further details.

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