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12/05/2015Date for your diary.  The new panel will come to St Martin 7th to 20th September giving parishioners an opportunity to place a stitch in this piece of living history.  Here is a picture of the design

Launch of a new Occupation Tapestry Panel

 

 

Jersey Heritage has commissioned a new Occupation Tapestry panel to mark the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation. The original tapestry was unveiled twenty years ago and is now a much-loved Island treasure with every parish having been involved in the creation of this wonderful community artwork.

 

The new panel has been designed by Wayne Audrain, designer of the original Occupation Tapestry. The themes for this panel are remembering victims of Nazism, remembering acts of resistance and recording how the Island has marked Liberation Day over the years. From the right we have the Bailiff and the Lieutenant Governor representing the governance of the Island, the Liberation sculpture and to the left of that the symbolic handshake with the Mayor of Bad Wurzach. In the foreground there is a young couple taking a selfie – making a reference to the modern world.

 

The panel depicts Liberation Day celebrations and veterans as well as the Lighthouse memorial and the medal awarded to Albert Bedane for saving the life a Jewish woman during the Occupation. It includes the Westmount memorial and the distinctive shape of a German observation tower. The faces in frames are of some of the people who lost their lives as victims of Nazism, such as Canon Clifford Cohu and Louisa Gould. They will be depicted in black and white against the vivid sky that echoes that of the original tapestry.

 

The new tapestry will tour around the parish halls over the course of this special anniversary year. In every parish, Islanders will have an opportunity to add their stitch to this new panel and view an accompanying exhibition of Occupation stories.

 

For more information, or to get involved as a volunteer stitcher, please contact Louise Downie, Community Learning Director at Jersey Heritage on 633327.

  
28/04/2015Liberation Day Service at St Martin's Parish Church and Vin d'Honneur at the Public Hall

Saturday, May 9th

​Following the Church service at 10:30 a.m. at the Parish Church there will be a Vin d'Honneur at the Public Hall to which all parishioners are invited.

Parishioners are asked to please contact the Parish Hall on 853951 for your free ticket to this event. (this is to ensure we are catering for enough people). 

A coach will take parishioners who have tickets for the People's Park event.  This will leave at 1:00p.m. and bring you back  to the Public Hall at the close.  (Ticket Holders only)

Thank you

 

 

  
20/03/2015Update on Road Closures -  April 12th

The JEC new cable installatin project continues with planned road closures for 16 days from 12th April.

Please see the attached details

road closures Apr 2015.pdf

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12/05/2015Date for your diary.  The new panel will come to St Martin 7th to 20th September giving parishioners an opportunity to place a stitch in this piece of living history.  Here is a picture of the design

Launch of a new Occupation Tapestry Panel

 

 

Jersey Heritage has commissioned a new Occupation Tapestry panel to mark the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation. The original tapestry was unveiled twenty years ago and is now a much-loved Island treasure with every parish having been involved in the creation of this wonderful community artwork.

 

The new panel has been designed by Wayne Audrain, designer of the original Occupation Tapestry. The themes for this panel are remembering victims of Nazism, remembering acts of resistance and recording how the Island has marked Liberation Day over the years. From the right we have the Bailiff and the Lieutenant Governor representing the governance of the Island, the Liberation sculpture and to the left of that the symbolic handshake with the Mayor of Bad Wurzach. In the foreground there is a young couple taking a selfie – making a reference to the modern world.

 

The panel depicts Liberation Day celebrations and veterans as well as the Lighthouse memorial and the medal awarded to Albert Bedane for saving the life a Jewish woman during the Occupation. It includes the Westmount memorial and the distinctive shape of a German observation tower. The faces in frames are of some of the people who lost their lives as victims of Nazism, such as Canon Clifford Cohu and Louisa Gould. They will be depicted in black and white against the vivid sky that echoes that of the original tapestry.

 

The new tapestry will tour around the parish halls over the course of this special anniversary year. In every parish, Islanders will have an opportunity to add their stitch to this new panel and view an accompanying exhibition of Occupation stories.

 

For more information, or to get involved as a volunteer stitcher, please contact Louise Downie, Community Learning Director at Jersey Heritage on 633327.

  
28/04/2015Liberation Day Service at St Martin's Parish Church and Vin d'Honneur at the Public Hall

Saturday, May 9th

​Following the Church service at 10:30 a.m. at the Parish Church there will be a Vin d'Honneur at the Public Hall to which all parishioners are invited.

Parishioners are asked to please contact the Parish Hall on 853951 for your free ticket to this event. (this is to ensure we are catering for enough people). 

A coach will take parishioners who have tickets for the People's Park event.  This will leave at 1:00p.m. and bring you back  to the Public Hall at the close.  (Ticket Holders only)

Thank you

 

 

  
20/03/2015Update on Road Closures -  April 12th

The JEC new cable installatin project continues with planned road closures for 16 days from 12th April.

Please see the attached details

road closures Apr 2015.pdf

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43Whist Drive
26/05/2015Whist Drive in the Public Hall
78Baby Clinic
26/05/2015Baby Clinic from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
42Whist Drive
02/06/2015Whist Drive in the Public Hall