Entries tagged 'culture'

The following 10 entries have been tagged using the term culture. Click the titles to read the full entry in each instance.

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Guernsey GacheTraditional Guernsey fruit bread
Gache MeleeTraditional spiced apple cake recipe
The Book of Ebenezer Le PageA classic of Guernsey literature
Guernsey poet and painter Denys Corbet was bornDenys Corbet was a poet, painter, land valuer, parish constable and clock repairer.
Hauteville House is bequeathed to the City of ParisHauteville House was Victor Hugo's home during his time in exile on Guernsey.
The Book of Ebenezer Le Page is publishedThe quintessential book about Guernsey life was first published five years after author GB Edwards' death
Guernsey Language Commission formedThe Guernsey Language Commission works to presrve and promote Guernesiais.
Guernsey poet George Métivier is bornGeorge Métivier is considered by many to be Guernsey's national poet
Benefactor Osmond de Beauvoir Priaulx diesPriaulx will be remembered on Guernsey for granting a £10,000 endowment to fund a free public library.
Guille and Alles open their libraryThomas Guille and Frederick Alles’ library opened in the former Assembly Rooms, in St Peter Port’s Market Street, on 2 January 1882. It gave access to 15,000 books arranged in five varnished pine cases, as well as the full book collection of the Mechanics Institution. There was a table between each bookcase for the exclusive […]

 

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