May events in Jersey and Guernsey

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Foodie Fun and Festivals this May

Find out what’s on this May and book a stay!

The spring flowers are out and hopefully the sun is shining. May is harvest time for Jersey Royals with restaurants making the most of the first crops of the tasty potato. Guernsey also gets foodie with the start of the seasonal Taste Guernsey Seafront Sundays and there’ll be parades and celebrations to commemorate Liberation Day across the islands.

St Brelade's Bay

Breakaways

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Hotel & ferry with your car

Mont Orgueil Castle

Flexible Holidays

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Hotel & foot passenger ferry

  • Car an optional supplement

cliffs with family

Self-catering

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Accommodation & ferry

  • Car an optional supplement

Channel Islands Heritage Festival

1st – 10th May

Enjoy the last 10 days of the 2016 Heritage Festival taking place across the Channel Islands.

Taste Guernsey Seafront Sunday

1st May

Head to St Peter Port Seafront for pop up food tents, chef demos and stalls.

Barclays Jersey Boat Show

1st – 2nd May

Step onboard some of the newest yachts, enjoy the events and browse the stalls. 10am – 6pm on Sunday, 10am – 5pm on Monday. St Helier Marina, Weighbridge Place.

Liberation Day

9th May

Events take place in Liberation Square, Jersey from 9am – 5pm and at the seafront in St Peter Port Guernsey – see the separate Liberation Day 2016 programme for Guernsey.

Liberation Day on Sark

10th May

Liberated a day later than Jersey and Guernsey, Sark commemorates Liberation Day with a service and special visitors.

Sure Festival of Comedy, Guernsey

13th – 21st May

Top comedy acts for all ages. See the event details for ticket prices.

Seafront Sunday with GSPCA, Guernsey

15th May

Guernsey’s traditional Seafront Sunday run by Guernsey Society for the Protection of Cruelty to Animals. St Peter Port Seafront.

Picking potatoes in Jersey
Seafront Sunday parade in Guernsey
Liberation Day dancing

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