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.
Arts Grants & Channel Island Touring Support Fund
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 220711 or download the documentation. Guernsey Arts Grant Application Form and Guidance Notes
The Channel Island Touring Support Fund launched in 2023 is an initiative of Guernsey Arts and ArtHouse Jersey funded by States of Jersey and Guernsey Arts to better enable artists from the Channel Islands to engage in professional development through touring opportunities and wider cultural exchange between both Islands.
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. email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or download here Busking Guidelines, Busking Application Form & Busking PA Permit.
4th DecemberWorkshops1-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
6th DecemberWorkshopsExtra dates for Iris & Dora's popular Late Night Pottery Painting
Late Night Pottery Painting Wednesdays | Iris & Dora
12th DecemberWorkshopsGuernsey Folk Club - the place for all lovers of acoustic-based music in Guernsey.
The Guernsey Folk Club
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 Symphonic Winds
Guernsey Symphonic Winds
ClubsThe Guernsey Bach Choir
The Guernsey Bach Choir
ClubsGuernsey Chamber Choir
Guernsey Chamber Choir
ClubsGuernsey Jazz Orchestra
Guernsey Jazz Orchestra
ClubsPrism Photography Club
Prism Photography Club
ClubsGuernsey Ballroom Club
Guernsey Ballroom Club
ClubsLa Rocque Choir
La Rocque Choir
ClubsGuernsey Photographic Club
Guernsey Photographic Club
ClubsGuernsey Glee Singers
Guernsey Glee Singers
Here you will find the many organisations that support the arts, along with the commercial schools and festival organisations.
OrganisationsG.A.T.E - Guernsey Academy of Theatrical Education
OrganisationsThe Vale Earth Fair Collective promotes music and arts in Guernsey
The Vale Earth Fair Collective
OrganisationsGOOD MUSIC. GOOD FOOD. GOOD PEOPLE. GOOD KARMA.
OrganisationsSchool Of Popular Music
School Of Popular Music
OrganisationsThe Victor Hugo in Guernsey Society
The Victor Hugo in Guernsey Society
OrganisationsThe Guernsey Music Centre
The Guernsey Music Centre
OrganisationsIndependent record label bringing all things Rock, Psyche, Jazz, to the underground and beyond!
Magic Moustache Records
OrganisationsGuernsey Amateur Dramatic and Operatic Club
OrganisationsA celebration of the end of austerity, featuring classic vehicles, music & outfits
Guernsey Retro Festival
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 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 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.