The Fermain Valley Hotel hosts a number of events throughout the year from cinema nights to festive gatherings and active breaks.
Folk at St JamesIf you've missed out on the ever-popular Sark Folk Festival this year, catch three headline acts in Guernsey; Ange Hardy, Kris Drever and The Elephant Sessions. Starts at 7.30pm Tickets £15, £13 Friends of St James, £6 students and £8 restricted views.
An evening with Annie BarrowsAnnie Barrows co-wrote the best-selling book, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society with her aunt, Mary Ann Shaffer which was published by The Dial Press in 2008. Published in 37 countries and in 32 languages, enjoy a presentation in which she discusses her career and introduces her latest book, The Truth According to Us. All are invited to a drinks reception at 7pm prior to Annie's talk at 7.30pm. Her talk will be followed by a book signing. Tickets £10 from the Guernsey Literary Festival website.
SandAce - British ChampionshipHead to the West coast and watch the sand racing at Vazon Bay which features 500cc and 1000cc Side Cars. Racing starts at 1.30pm.
Guernsey Symphonic WindsAlan Gough conducts the Guernsey Symphonic Winds in an evening of popular favourites from the band's repertoire. The evening promises to have something to suit all tastes and styles. Starts at 8pm at the St James Concert Hall. Tickets £10, £8 senior citizens, £8 restricted view, students under 18 free of charge.
Seafront Sunday with Taste GuernseyOn Sundays throughout the summer, St Peter Port seafront is closed to traffic and transformed into a sea of alfresco dining and market stalls. Take part in cookery demonstrations and free tastings of traditional dishes.
Open Garden: CharenteEnjoy an open garden in the beautiful northern parish of the Vale featuring rare and subtropical plants, along with a collection of around 80 types of Orchid. The garden is open from 2pm until 5pm and the entrance fee is £3 (under 15's free) in aid of Les Bourgs Hospice. A selection of teas and cakes are also on sale. Suggested parking at Bordeaux headland or around Beaucette Marina. Address: Charente, La Rochelle Road, Vale. Of course you can also always take a wonder around our beautiful gardens at Fermain Valley, with organised tours with our Grounds Head Gardener Matt Trimmer every Tuesday at 11.00am. Just book to make an enquiry at the hotel reception on firstname.lastname@example.org
La Viaer Marchi at Saumarez ParkOrganised by the National Trust of Guernsey, this annual event proves very popular with locals and visitors alike. A fun evening of traditional Guernsey food and entertainment. For more information, please contact the Guernsey Information Centre or for hotel residents, please ask at reception.
Sark Sheep RacingA day at the races, in true Sark style! A fun day out for all the family and one of the most popular events in Sark's calendar, there are plenty of events for children and adults alike, as well as the main event - sheep racing. Ensure you book your boat travel in advance, as places do get booked up. Buy your tickets at the Sark Shipping office at the harbour or enquire at hotel reception. 17th July - 19th July.