Networking Party

Continue to network and learn at our networking event, on Saturday evening at the Digital Greenhouse. Use "GIESummit" to Register and join!.

Kindly sponsored by WizKids, this event will be based at the Digital Greenhouse with an array of optional activities to explore St Peter Port.  

Choose from a interactive walk around the town, clear your head with a mindfulness session or take a fast speed rib voyage round one of smaller islands.  Got time in between?.. join us to network at the Digital Greenhouse with other educators and talk further with our sponsors and edtech providers.

To attend the following sessions please book at ticket as there are limited spaces available!

Walking tour of St Peter Port with local guide  Annette Henry

Swashbuckling seafaring tales of salty sea-dogs, unscrupulous profit making privateers, and gruesome grisly tales from the gallows, are just some of the tales retold by tour guide, Annette Henry

Understand more about the medieval  art of “mulling” and the highly lucrative wine trade, when local merchants intrinsically linked Smuggling, Privateering and Legalised Trade together, turning them into millionaires virtually overnight!

The Black Death or Bubonic Plague of the 14th century, carried by rats as they scurried through the steep venelles linking the port with the merchant’s houses, wiped out half of Guernsey’s population.  The swiftness of the disease, the terrible pain, and the grotesque appearance of the victims, all served to make the plague especially terrifying. The victims’ final hours were far from pleasant.

And finally, you will witness the barbaric final minutes of the last person to be hanged in the capital, so brutal was the killing that we never executed another person after 1854

Meditation in music - Mindfulness Session with Machine Like Me

“Music gives a soul to the Universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything.” - Plato

Body Mind Music will be leading two half hour sessions giving you an opportunity to observe and reflect on your inner self. Musicians Sarah van Vlymen and Mike Meinke will be performing music specifically composed to calm body and mind and will guide you through this unique meditation.

Herm explorer with Island Rib Voyages

Starting in St Peter Port Harbour Island Rib Voyages are offering their best wildlife cruise. Visit the islets, reefs and beaches of the beautiful island of Herm. A must do trip for nature enthusiasts, with the possibility of seeing Atlantic Grey Seals, puffins, guillemots and more.  Your guide will also tell you about Herm's rich history and answer any questions you have about the islands.  Signing up for a rib voyage?  Check the FAQs here to make sure you have appropriate clothes!

Local Beer and Ale Tasting with White Rock Brewery

The White Rock Brewery, the first microbrewery in Guernsey making distinctive and tasty craft beer all year long. They are dedicated to using locally sourced ingredients to brew their inspired tasty beers. This tasting session will allow you to sample some of the great beers and ales being produced in the island. .

 

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After Party

Still going?.. We hope so.  Join us from 7:30pm in the Lion's Den, the private upstairs room of the Golden Lion Pub

Accompanied by live music from local artists, comfortable surroundings and atmosphere, the Lion's Den is the perfect end to a busy day.

Located a few doors up from the Digital Greenhouse, The Golden Lion was recently renovated by White Rock Brewery, Guernsey’s first and only microbrewery.  The pub was transformed into a first for the island, Guernsey’s first craft beer house.

"With 20 taps in total, 10 draught fonts and 10 real ale hand pull taps there is always a large selection available. From Samuel Adams Boston Lager, Shipyard Pale Ale, Sharp's Cornish Pilsner to Thatchers Haze there is always something for everyone.  We also stock a large range of artisan spirits and fine wines making The Golden Lion the perfect place to spend your time."

Be sure to book your FREE ticket!
 

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