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2024 AGM and meeting

The AGM is on Thursday 16 May 2024, starting at 6pm

in person at the Government of Jersey London Office, 4th Floor, 2 Queen Anne’s Gate Buildings, Dartmouth Street, London SW1H 9BP

or online (via Teams).

Please contact J.Moore@london.gov.je by Monday 13 May to let us know you’re coming (or would like a link to join online). After the AGM, Deputy Carolyn Labey will talk about the “Island Identity Project”, seeking to strengthen ties between Jersey and its diaspora community: islandidentity.je

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The Bulletin, Autumn 2022 published

Members have received the Autumn 2022 issue of The Bulletin with contributions from Geraint Jennings, Patrick McCathy, Sue Hardy, Georgia Le Maistre, Rob McLoughlin – and new editor Anna Baghiani. Congratulations Anna!

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Edouard Le Maistre 1939-2022

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Edouard Le Maistre, secretary, vice-chairman, chairman and vice-president of the Society, on 22 October following a short illness.  We plan to pay tribute to Edouard’s remarkable service to the Society in a future Bulletin and on this website.  

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Boules Match postponed

Regretfully, we and the Guernsey Society have agreed that it is not feasible to go ahead with the Boules Match on 25 June in view of the railway strike and likely disruption to transport. We are considering a new date of 13 August. Watch this space!

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Defend your Island!

Last year we were victorious in our annual Boules match against Guernsey and are the proud holders of the Muratti Shield. But it is under threat. We meet our Guernsey cousins again in Cleaver Square, Kennington on 25 June. We need YOU to help us keep it. No particular level of expertise is required. Play will commence around 2 pm after lunch in the Prince of Wales pub. If you would like to join in or find out more, drop an email to jerseysocietyinlondon@googlemail.com.

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2022 AGM

For the second year running, we held our AGM virtually on 6th April, after which we were delighted to welcome Dr Matt Pope who updated us on the archaeological investigations at La Cote de St Brelade.

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Annual Jersey vs. Guernsey boules match

Boules Muratti 2021

YOUR SOCIETY NEEDS YOU.
We mustn’t let Guernsey win again!

Our annual boules match with the Guernsey Society will be going ahead, Covid-securely, on Saturday 26 June in our usual location in Cleaver Square London SE11, opposite the Prince of Wales pub.

Play will commence at 2pm.  Equipment will be provided.

The pub is open and serving food, but it is necessary to book in advance by telephone or email.

The contact details are:

The Prince of Wales
Cleaver Square
Kennington, London, SE11 4EA

T: 0207 735 9916
E: hello@princeofwaleskennington.co.uk

 

 

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AGM 2021 quiz and answers

On Thursday 11th March the society gathered for the Annual General Meeting. However, this one looked a little different to normal as it was hosted on Zoom!

Following the usual updates from key members of the council, and council elections, Chairman Nicholas Paines led the attendants of the meeting in an island-based general knowledge quiz.

For those not able to make it, please see below the quiz and (separately) the correct answers so you can play along.

Download the quiz here

Download the quiz and answers here

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