La fête Nouormande

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La Fête Nouormande 2008 - the full programme for the last event (La Fête Nouormande 2005)

The biggest festival of Norman language and culture comes back to Jersey - traditional dancing, singing, stalls, food and drink. Performers from Jersey, Guernsey and mainland Normandy. Fun for all the family! This week - L’s exhibitions et les mouontréthies

  • Display - at La Maison de la Normandie, Halkett Place
  • Books in Norman from the Islands and the mainland - at the Lord Coutanche Library, Société Jersiaise, Pier Road

Monday 19 May

  • 5.30pm - Launch of English Jèrriais-Dictionary by the Bailiff of Jersey at the Société Jersiaise

Tuesday 20 May

  • Daytime in Town - Jèrriais poetry
  • 5.30pm - Doque in Parade Gardens : we will be playing a traditional Jersey game of doque - like pétanque with pebbles. Try your hand or come to watch!

Wednesday 21 May

  • Daytime in Town Jèrriais poetry
  • 6pm - Story time : A selection of Jersey stories and poems. Drop in and discover some aspects of Jersey's literary culture. Maison de la Normandie, Halkett Place - free entry.

Thursday 22 May

  • 5pm - Dancing in the street : traditional Norman dances in the heart of St. Helier. Dans La Rueès Français - In Hilgrove Street

Friday 23 May

  • 4.30pm - Town Parade : Costumes and flags, starting from Wests Centre.
  • 8pm - Vikings and Norman language : a talk by Professor Jean Renaud at La Société Jersiaise.

Saturday 24 May

  • 11am - 4.30pm - Eune Grande Journée d’Fête
  • Day-long Fête at the Royal Jersey showground in Trinity: songs, dances, poetry, storytelling, food and drink, Norman market, traditional costumes, bookstall and games - plus all the fun of La Foire de Jersey. Tickets: £5 (concessions available)

Sunday 25 May

  • 9.30am - Jèrriais service at Trinity Church
  • 11.15am - Prom'nade dgidée
  • 2pm - 4.30pm - Eune Grande Journée d’Fête
  • Afternoon-long Fête at the Royal Jersey showground in Trinity.

Monday 26 May

  • 11am - 4.30pm - Eune Grande Journée d’Fête
  • Day-long Fête at the Royal Jersey showground in Trinity.

Tuesday 27 May

  • 1pm - 1.45pm - Lunchtime learning fun and games at the Jersey Arts Centre

Wednesday 28 May

  • 1pm - 1.45pm - Lunchtime learning fun and games at the Jersey Arts Centre

Pictures and links to earlier fetes

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