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. [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.
30th SeptemberWorkshopsEvery Friday - songs and stories for toddlers
TOTs stories, songs and rhymes
1st OctoberWorkshopsSOPM Ukulele Band - every Saturday
SOPM Ukulele Band
3rd OctoberWorkshopsSOPM Adult Guitar Course - every Monday
SOPM Adult Beginner Guitar Course
6th OctoberWorkshopsSOPM Tots Music Lessons - every Thursday
SOPM Tots Music Sessions
1st OctoberWorkshopsVocal Workshop with X factor vocal coach Kelly Fraser!
Vocal Workshop with Kelly Fraser
5th OctoberWorkshopsOur fun filled after school club is designed for children to explore a variety of different art and mediums.
After School Art Club
4th OctoberWorkshopsGuernsey Art Networks hosts a monthly skillshare session at The Chamber of Commerce in the Inner Market.
GAN: Print and Stitch
1st OctoberWorkshopsSOPM Mini Music Lessons - every Saturday
SOPM Mini Music Sessions
6th OctoberWorkshopsBaby Bounce 11am Session - every Thursday
6th OctoberWorkshopsCraft and Coffee Morning every Thursday
Craft and Coffee Morning
6th OctoberWorkshopsBaby Bounce 10am Session - every Thursday
18th DecemberWorkshopsPrepare to be surrounded by the wonder of the Christmas season! Join Iris and Dora for a magic train ride and a bauble decorating session.
The Polar Express with Iris & Dora and Petit Train Guernsey
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 Photographic Club
Guernsey Photographic Club
ClubsGuernsey Jazz Orchestra
Guernsey Jazz Orchestra
ClubsPrism Photography Club
Prism Photography Club
ClubsGuernsey Ballroom Club
Guernsey Ballroom Club
ClubsGuernsey Glee Singers
Guernsey Glee Singers
ClubsGuernsey Chamber Choir
Guernsey Chamber Choir
ClubsGuernsey Symphonic Winds
Guernsey Symphonic Winds
ClubsGuernsey Folk Club
Guernsey Folk Club
ClubsLa Rocque Choir
La Rocque Choir
Here you will find the many organisations that support the arts, along with the commercial schools and festival organisations.
OrganisationsPromoting the appreciation and enjoyment of literature on the Channel Island of Alderney
The Alderney Literary Trust
OrganisationsFreaky Geese Theatre
Freaky Geese Theatre
OrganisationsGuernsey Classical Greek
Guernsey Classical Greek
OrganisationsThe Guernsey Music Centre
The Guernsey Music Centre
OrganisationsAn annual celebration of all areas of the arts in Guernsey
The Guernsey Eisteddfod
OrganisationsGuernsey Amateur Dramatic and Operatic Club
OrganisationsNon-profit-making association that aims to promote dramatic arts in Alderney
Alderney Theatre Group
OrganisationsA charitable organisation that brings renowned artists to the island for cultural reasons
Art for Guernsey
OrganisationsA charity showcasing local artists, producers and craftspeople, and the great creative energy awaiting visitors to the island
OrganisationsG.A.T.E - Guernsey Academy of Theatrical Education
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)
- 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.