Oxford University Lecture
Democracy in the Digital Age with Dr Victoria Nash
Festiva Liberation Day Prom Concert
10th - 13th May
The Guernsey Literary Festival*
Festival talks at St James include Dr Rangan Chatterjee, Peggy Seeger, Evan Davis, Katie Piper, David Hepworth, Denise Welch, Jenni Murray, Juliana Buhring as well as a family event based celebrating the Harry Potter books. For tickets visit www.guernseyliteraryfestival.com
Book Launch: John Wilson By Simon Coombe*
“Guernsey’s Architect: A celebration”
Guernsey Choral And Orchestral Society
9th - 10th June
In aid of The Guernsey Cheshire Home.
Sarnia Festival Arts Bicentenary Concert
“The Admiral and the Saint”. The story of Sir James de Saumarez and St James the Less in words and music.
Sponsored by Collenette Jones.
The Guernsey Music Centre Leavers’ Concert
The Leavers’ Concert features the Youth Orchestra, Concert Wind Band and Youth Choir, and includes several students for whom this is their last concert before leaving for university or employment.
Sponsored by BWCI.
Guernsey Symphonic Winds
Guernsey Concert Brass
St James Sinfonia
St James Sinfonia with soloist David Le Page.
Sponsored by BWCI.
Lydia Pugh: The Land Where I Was Born
A full concert showcasing the choral works of local composer Lydia Jane Pugh, featuring local choir, ‘The Accidentals’
13th - 14th October
Voices At St James
Two festival concerts celebrating and showcasing the diversity of choral singing in Guernsey by adults and children. The adults’ concert is on Saturday evening and the children’s concert is on Sunday afternoon
Vladimir Ashkenazy and Southbank Sinfonia
One of the world’s great classical artists returns to Guernsey for the first time in decades to conduct Southbank Sinfonia, the acclaimed orchestra of young professional musicians, in a popular programme of Beethoven, Prokofiev and Grieg. Ticket bookings from 1st May.
Lead sponsor: Cazenove Capital
Passionate about and supportive of new music, local composer Lydia Pugh is organising a concert to showcase and promote the compositions of living, local composers, with an invitation to all musicians/composers aged 15 and over, across the Bailiwick of Guernsey
27th - 28th October
Sound At St James*
A two-day all ages music festival with over 50 bands and musicians for 22 hours of live music. Kindly sponsored by HMV, Randalls, the Guernsey Arts Commission, Colour Monster, House of Sunshine, Chaos and Regency Events. Book at www.sound.gg
Guernsey Jazz Orchestra
Bicentenary Gala Dinner
A special evening to celebrate the bicentenary of St James.
In aid of the St James Jubilee Foundation
Guernsey Bach Choir And Orchestra
Guernsey Glee Singers
Guernsey Chamber Choir
More details and booking opening dates for these Bicentenary events can be found in the relevant St James Diary. To book tickets please visit or call the Box Office on 711361 Mon to Fri 9am-2pm or online at Guernsey Tickets. *Box office details vary for these events.