Following on from the success of last year’s programme, the National Trust for Jersey is again inviting Islanders to attend a series of short lunchtime talks in the elegant surrounds of the beautifully restored Georgian town house, 16 New Street.
Each Thursday from 26th September until 31st October, local experts will be talking about different aspects of local history and the fine & decorative arts.
- 26th September: Louise Downie – ‘Highlights of Georgian and Victorian Art from the Jersey Heritage Collection’
- 3rd October: Marie-Louise Backhurst – ‘St. Helier in the 1780s’
- 10th October: Jonathan Voak – ‘Artists in the Channel Islands during the 18th Century’
- 17th October: Stephen Rylance – ‘Upsetting dog bars, collars and rosettes’
- 24th October: Anna Baghiani – ‘Fantasy, Fable and Folly. Strawberry Hill and Prince’s Tower revisited’
- 31st October: Peter Le Rossignol – ‘A Cabinet of Curiosities’
The talks will take place in the Club Room on the first floor of the house, between 1.15 and 1.45. Tickets are priced at £5.00, with payment made on the door.
In order to book your seat, please contact the National Trust office on 01534-483193 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please bring your sandwiches but refrain from wearing high heels in order to avoid damage to our wooden floorboards!