Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Heritage Open Day at Hamptonne

Heritage Open Days celebrates  fantastic architecture and culture by offering free access to properties that are usually closed to the public or normally charge for admission. This annual event is run across England every year, and in Jersey The National Trust for Jersey open some of their very special properties to the public.
Aaron Le Couteur and his sheep

 It is a once-a-year chance to discover hidden architectural treasures and enjoy a wide range of tours, events and activities which bring to life local history and culture.  This year the National Trust for Jersey opened a number of properties, including Hamptonne Country Life Museum.

Bob Tomkins
 None of this could be done without the fantastic support from volunteers and the friends of the National Trust for Jersey.
Mike Stentiford and Chales Alluto talk to Terry Grimshaw

Face painting to match the head scarf

A human fruit machine

Candle making

John Hackets pigs fight it out

National Trust voluenteers help out

Tom Matthews makes the traditional cabbage loaf

A budding tractor driver
Photographs by Karen Evans from the National Trust for Jersey

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