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Wellbeing Calendar #4: Riots, runs and rocks

Wellbeing Calendar #4: Riots, runs and rocks

Friday 30 September 2022

Wellbeing Calendar #4: Riots, runs and rocks


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Of course it's marathon weekend, but there are plenty of other opportunities to get out and about this Saturday and Sunday whilst helping local charities.

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 Macmillan style

When? Saturday 1 October – from 09:00

Where? Start from Les Quennevais Cycle Sports Centre

What? Macmillan Jersey is taking over Jersey parkrun on Saturday as part of its "Get Together for Good" week, which aims to bring islanders together, and celebrate the community spirit in the island all whilst benefitting islanders affected by cancer in any way.

Corn Riots Festival

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When? Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 October

Where? Various locations around town including Parade Gardens and Royal Square.

What? The Corn Riots Festival, La Folle d’Avoût, which celebrates a series of reforms sparked by hundreds of islanders storming the Royal Court in a protest against power 251 years ago, is returning this weekend with a variety of events.

Some of the highlights include a Norman market on the Parade Gardens open from 09:00 to 18:00 and a march at 13:00 from Trinity Church to walk in the footsteps of past rioters to the Royal Square, where there will be live music all weekend.

For more information, check this guide.

24-hour Playathon

When? From 16:00 on Saturday 1 October until 16:00 Sunday 2 October

Where? Chateau Vermont, Le Mont Sohier, St. Saviour

What? A 24-hour playathon in aid of Autism Jersey. Organised by Jersey Academy of Music, it will involve many local musicians of all genres and ages, including solo performances, bands, choirs, and orchestras all very welcome.

Bingo Night

When? Saturday 1 October at 18:15

Where? St. Peter’s Community Centre

What? Join Bingo Buddies for their October bingo event, which will raise money for St. John Ambulance.

My Rock

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When? From Saturday 1 to Sunday 9 October.

Where? Link Gallery at Jersey Museum

What? A week-long exhibition featuring photographic responses to geological sites of special interest (SSI) in Jersey from A-level photography students at Hautlieu School.

Art Fix

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Need an Art Fix?

Here's our comprehensive guide to all that's arty this weekend... 

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