Dingley Dell’s Flying Visit ‘The Pig Tour Guernsey’
The Pavilion, St Pierre Park Hotel St Peter Port
Thursday 6th March
An evening of ‘swine and dine’ was had by all attending the Flying Visit Pork evening at The Pavilion. The evening was supported by The RSPCA’S Freedom Food, in aid of The Guernsey Society for the prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The pig tour was hosted by Tony Leck, kicking off with a farm talk followed by a butchery demonstration, then the 3 ‘Godfathers of Pork’ Mark Poynton, Eric Snaith and Murray Chapman, who had flown in from UK, worked their magic with a plethora of pork dishes such as ‘caramelised smoked bacon parfait’.
St Peter Port
saturday 1st March
Over the past few months, the Community Arts Team at the Guernsey Arts Commission have been very busy holding free ‘lantern workshops’ for children, adults, school groups and the general public. Using willow, LED lighting, tissue paper and masking tape, each lantern took around two hours to make – but the hard work paid off on when all the lanterns were paraded through the streets of St Peter Port last month.
Guernsey Arts Commission ‘Arts in health’ Event
Guests were treated to performances by the Ukeladeez, Darren Pritchard and the Pink Ladies. Insightful and passionate speeches on the positive effect of arts in health were given by Alex Coulter, Director of Arts and Health South West, Karen Leach, oncological nurse and Dr Malcolm Rigler from North Somerset. The evening closed with upbeat folk music from The John Wesley Stone. It was a brilliant evening of fundraising which celebrated the strength of the arts in Guernsey – showcasing local talents and the promising potential of the ‘Arts in Health’ programme.
Gallery On The Street For Mothers Day Competition
St Peter Port
Saturday 8th March
We headed out on to the streets of St Peter Port on a beautiful sunny Saturday to deliver the latest edition of the magazine in to the hands of the folks of Guernsey. Whilst we were at it we captured entries for our Mothers’ Day Selfie competition! Here are just a selection of the fabulous Mothers’ we met, check out our spread on page 22, which features all of the entries to our competition and congratulations to the winner and her Mum!
St Peter Port
Waitrose, supermarket chain of the John Lewis Partnership, announced its annual bonus of 15% last month. Due to its unique co-owned business model, every employee that works for Waitrose received this percentage of their annual pay as a bonus. This was the third time that Partners in Guernsey received a bonus since the supermarket chain opened its two stores in Guernsey in early 2011. We captured some of the partners at Waitrose Admiral Park and Rohais as they gathered at each store to hear the branch managers unveil the bonus amount.