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 fundraising arm Arts Foundation Guernsey 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 life blood 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. The Arts Foundation Guernsey is the fund raising arm of Guernsey Arts and has many ways for you to donate or sponsor. Find out how you can make a difference Arts Foundation Guernsey
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. [email protected]
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 protected] or download the forms here Busking Guidelines & Busking Application Form.
19th JanuaryWorkshopsJoin for singing, rhymes and stories every Wednesday
20th JanuaryWorkshopsBaby Bounce 11am Session - every Thursday
13th FebruaryWorkshopsPublic Event by artist Philip Surry
Art & Cacao Workshop - Joy and Bliss
17th JanuaryWorkshopsAt Beau Sejour's Healthy Lifestyle Studio
B Creative Adult Hip Hop 6 Week Course
17th JanuaryWorkshopsExploring still life through mixed media at Styx and KGV
Arts For Impact 10 Week Workshop: "InShape - feeling better through Art"
20th JanuaryWorkshopsIris and Dora Workshop
Kids Take The Wheel: 5 Week Pottery Course
22nd JanuaryWorkshopsSOPM Ukulele Band - every Saturday
SOPM Ukulele Band
21st JanuaryWorkshopsEvery Friday - songs and stories for toddlers
TOTs stories, songs and rhymes
19th JanuaryWorkshopsAt the Guernsey Museum every Wednesday and Thursday
25th JanuaryWorkshopsIris and Dora Workshop
Joyful Paint Along Inspired by Bob Ross
20th JanuaryWorkshopsSOPM Tots Music Lessons - every Thursday
SOPM Tots Music Sessions
17th JanuaryWorkshopsSOPM Adult Guitar Course - every Monday
SOPM Adult Beginner Guitar Course
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 Chamber Choir
Guernsey Chamber Choir
ClubsLa Rocque Choir
La Rocque Choir
ClubsPrism Photography Club
Prism Photography Club
ClubsGuernsey Photographic Club
Guernsey Photographic Club
ClubsThe Guernsey Bach Choir
The Guernsey Bach Choir
ClubsGuernsey Ballroom Club
Guernsey Ballroom Club
ClubsGuernsey Jazz Orchestra
Guernsey Jazz Orchestra
ClubsGuernsey Symphonic Winds
Guernsey Symphonic Winds
Here you will find the many organisations that support the arts, along with the commercial schools and festival organisations.
OrganisationsGuernsey Choral and Orchestral Society
Guernsey Choral and Orchestral Society
OrganisationsPromoting the appreciation and enjoyment of literature on the Channel Island of Alderney
The Alderney Literary Trust
OrganisationsThe Cheshire Dramatic Arts Academy
The Cheshire Dramatic Arts Academy
OrganisationsA "not-for-profit" organisation committed to the promotion of community spirit and showcasing local talent
Guernsey Street Festival
OrganisationsGuernsey Photography Festival Sponsors: Raven Property Group, Guernsey Arts Commission, Guernsey Museums
Guernsey Photography Festival
OrganisationsG.A.T.E - Guernsey Academy of Theatrical Education
OrganisationsGuernsey Irish Dancing Academy
Guernsey Irish Dancing Academy
OrganisationsNon-profit-making association that aims to promote dramatic arts in Alderney
Alderney Theatre Group
OrganisationsGuernsey Symphony Orchestra
Guernsey Symphony Orchestra
OrganisationsThe Victor Hugo in Guernsey Society
The Victor Hugo in Guernsey Society
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. Our fundraising arm, The Arts Foundation Guernsey 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)
- By becoming a Friend of Guernsey Arts
- By remembering the Foundation in your Will
Find out more about how you can support the arts in Guernsey Arts Foundation Guernsey
AFG 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 arts events sponsored by AFG 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 AFG/GAC’s 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.