The arts scene is thriving. Music of every type, visual arts groups, classes, exhibitions, theatre and performance arts. Here are some ideas which may inspire you to get involved.
The photograph above is by Martin Sarre (www.poshpix.net)
Guernsey Arts and its funding committee distribute grants to support local arts in all its forms, from small community projects to major festival events. If you have an idea of something that you would like to discuss funding support for, get in touch. Call Russ Fossey on 01481 229747 or download the documentation. Guernsey Arts Grant Application Form and Guidance Notes
Donate & Sponsor
Art, music, literature and performance are the lifeblood of our community. Guernsey Arts plays a key role in its development and promotion, but it depends on your generosity in order to do more. Backed by the Funding Committee of Guernsey Arts there are many ways for you to donate or sponsor.
Find out how you can make a difference.
Volunteering to help for particular activities or to support events in the arts can be fun, rewarding and very valuable to the community. If you would like to join our volunteer community please get in touch. firstname.lastname@example.org
Busking brings vibrancy to the streets of St Peter Port and great opportunity for musicians and performance artists to develop their performance skills. Guernsey Arts organises and issues the permits for busking in St Peter Port. Why not give it a go. Please contact us email@example.com or download here Busking Guidelines, Busking Application Form & Busking PA Permit.
3rd AprilWorkshopsThese drop in sessions are available to anyone. The Coffee and Create team will be around to offer materials and help.
Drop In Sessions Coffee & Create
14th JuneWorkshopsPottery Wheel Experience with Iris & Dora, work with an experienced potter as well as independently.
Pottery Wheel Experience 2023 | Iris & Dora
5th AprilWorkshopsAt the Guernsey Museum every Wednesday and Thursday
22nd AprilWorkshopsJoin the popular 'creative creatures' workshop to make weird and wonderful sculptures with Yasmin!
Creative Creatures Workshop April | Yasmin Ceramics
6th AprilWorkshopsSOPM Tots Music Lessons - every Thursday
SOPM Tots Music Sessions
6th AprilWorkshopsBaby Bounce 11am Session - every Thursday
5th MayWorkshopsIris and Dora bring Lydia Tedde back into the workshop for another crotchet course!
Modern Crochet for Beginners with Lydia Tedde 2023
6th AprilWorkshopsBaby Bounce 10am Session - every Thursday
6th AprilWorkshopsCraft and Coffee Morning every Thursday
Craft and Coffee Morning
1st AprilWorkshops1-on-1 craft sessions available to anyone. Go through the whole process of creating a painting to be proud of.
1-on-1 Coffee & Create Sessions
The Islands have an array of different arts groups and clubs. A great way to meet like minded people and develop your skills and get involved.
ClubsGuernsey Glee Singers
Guernsey Glee Singers
ClubsThe Guernsey Bach Choir
The Guernsey Bach Choir
ClubsGuernsey Chamber Choir
Guernsey Chamber Choir
ClubsGuernsey Jazz Orchestra
Guernsey Jazz Orchestra
ClubsGuernsey Ballroom Club
Guernsey Ballroom Club
ClubsPrism Photography Club
Prism Photography Club
ClubsGuernsey Symphonic Winds
Guernsey Symphonic Winds
ClubsGuernsey Photographic Club
Guernsey Photographic Club
Here you will find the many organisations that support the arts, along with the commercial schools and festival organisations.
OrganisationsThe Victor Hugo in Guernsey Society
The Victor Hugo in Guernsey Society
OrganisationsRaising funds for the ARTS in GUERNSEY
Arts Foundation Guernsey
OrganisationsGuernsey Classical Greek
Guernsey Classical Greek
OrganisationsGuernsey Photography Festival Sponsors: Raven Property Group, Guernsey Arts Commission, Guernsey Museums
Guernsey Photography Festival
OrganisationsAlderney Performing Arts Festival
Alderney Performing Arts Festival Foundation
OrganisationsThe Vale Earth Fair Collective promotes music and arts in Guernsey
The Vale Earth Fair Collective
OrganisationsNon-profit-making association that aims to promote dramatic arts in Alderney
Alderney Theatre Group
OrganisationsThirst Music School
Thirst Music School
OrganisationsA charity showcasing local artists, producers and craftspeople, and the great creative energy awaiting visitors to the island
OrganisationsMusic Theatre Guernsey
Music Theatre Guernsey
OrganisationsAn annual celebration of all areas of the arts in Guernsey
The Guernsey Eisteddfod
OrganisationsGuernsey Irish Dancing Academy
Guernsey Irish Dancing Academy
Donate & Sponsor
The Arts have played a significant role during the pandemic. Visual Arts, music, drama, literature and the vibrant performing arts sector are the lifeblood of our community. As a charity, Guernsey Arts depends heavily on the generosity of companies, trusts, foundations and the general public. The Guernsey Arts Funding Committee needs your support to help us to widen the scope and increase the impact of the arts in Guernsey.
There are three ways to donate:
- By making a one-off donation: Donate on Just Giving | Donate on giving.gg
- By becoming a Friend of Guernsey Arts
- By remembering Guernsey Arts in your Will
Find out more about how you can support the arts in Guernsey
Guernsey Arts Funding Committee
Guernsey Arts fundraising events and projects support a wide range of exhibitions, festivals, artists and events across the arts. Your support can be broad or targeted to a specific activity or event.
Past sponsored arts events include a wide range of disciplines, such as the examples below:
- Regular exhibitions by emerging and established local artists at the greenhouse gallery.
- Gala theatre production of GROWTH, in partnership with MUG to raise male health awareness.
- Training opportunities for up and coming musicians
- Public Art commissions
- Guernsey’s film premieres of the Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
- Arts Sunday, Art on the Beach and other public events
- A musical Cabaret Evening at St James staged by OperaUpClose
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You’ll be taken directly to the Guernsey Arts donation page. You can donate any amount, let us know if you want it directed anywhere and add a short note or do it completely anonymously if you wish. We thank you for your support.