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Wellbeing Calendar #14: Floats, carols and French produce

Wellbeing Calendar #14: Floats, carols and French produce

Friday 09 December 2022

Wellbeing Calendar #14: Floats, carols and French produce


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From the moonlight parade to Jèrriais carols and French produce, this weekend's calendar is all about mixing heritage with pleasure.

Each week, Bailiwick Wellbeing will be sharing a selection of sporty and community local events for you to get involved in.

Here are the top picks...

Jersey parkrun

When? Saturday 10 December – 09:00

Where? Les Quennevais Cycle Sports Centre

What? Join fellow runners for parkrun number 317.

Jèrriais carol singing and dancing

When? Saturday 10 December – 12:30 to 13:15

Where? Simply Christmas – Royal Square

What? Join Learn Jèrriais for some Christmas carols and dancing while browsing for locally made gifts.

Norman Christmas Market

When? From Saturday 10 to Thursday 15 December – 09:00 to 19:00

Where? Weighbridge

What? Get stocked up on your cheese, cider and saucisson, the Norman Market is back just in time to help you get all your French wares for your end of year festivities!

You will also find other French treats such as sausage sandwiches, crepes, waffles, pâtés, honey, biscuits, nougat, soaps, bags and for the first time since 2019, cashmere and silk jumpers & accessories. Maison de la Normandie will also hold a stall with a nice collection of Norman products.

Makers Market

When? Sunday 11 December – 10:00 to 15:00

Where? St. John’s Parish Hall

What? Join local creatives and artisans for the last Makers Market of the year. There will be a selection of new stalls to browse and treats to eat, drink, gift and treasure.

Autism Jersey’s Christmas Party

When? Sunday 11 December – 11:00 to 14:00

Where? Grand Jersey Hotel & Spa

What? For its Family Christmas Party, Autism Jersey will be offering a fun activity room, a relaxing/sensory room, movie room with popcorn, a buffet and a visit from Santa! Contact Family Events Coordinator, Cheryl Hanlin, tel: 871888 or email c.hanlin@autismjersey.org to book your place.

The Jersey Battle of Flowers Christmas Parade

When? Sunday 11 December – From 17:15

Where? Liberation Square

What? A staple of the Christmas calendar, the Battle of Flowers Christmas Parade is returning on Sunday, with floats from the summer parade transformed into a winter festive wonderland and a firework display to top it all off. 

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