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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’.

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Lantern Parade

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. 1939239_10200989526134934_63473968_o_fmt

Guernsey Arts Commission ‘Arts in health’ Event

St James

22nd February

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.DSC_0135-ps_fmt

 

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!Krystal_with_Ellieanna___Rio_fmt

 

Waitrose

St Peter Port

March 2014

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. waitroseAdmiral_Park_Partners_celebrate_2014_bonus_fmt

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