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.

Guernsey Gache
Traditional Guernsey fruit bread

Gache Melee
Traditional spiced apple cake recipe

The Book of Ebenezer Le Page
A classic of Guernsey literature

Guernsey poet and painter Denys Corbet was born
Denys Corbet was a poet, painter, land valuer, parish constable and clock repairer.

Hauteville House is bequeathed to the City of Paris
Hauteville House was Victor Hugo's home during his time in exile on Guernsey.

The Book of Ebenezer Le Page is published
The quintessential book about Guernsey life was first published five years after author GB Edwards' death

Guernsey Language Commission formed
The Guernsey Language Commission works to presrve and promote Guernesiais.

Guernsey poet George Métivier is born
George Métivier is considered by many to be Guernsey's national poet

Benefactor Osmond de Beauvoir Priaulx dies
Priaulx will be remembered on Guernsey for granting a £10,000 endowment to fund a free public library.

Guille and Alles open their library
Thomas 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 […]