Lé VIAER MARCHI (
Guernésiais : the old market) is an annual
festival held in
Guernsey on the first Monday of July. Lé Viaer
Marchi advertised on a banner in 2012
Held since 1969, Lé
Viaer Marchi is an evening show, organised by
the National Trust of
Guernsey . It showcases local craftsmanship in
Guernsey's history and holds displays showing the way in which
Guernseymen and women used to live. Delicacies are served, with
Guernsey Bean Jar being one of the most popular.
Guernsey Gâche (a
type of fruit bread) and cider are also on offer. There are also a
selection of activities for children to make the evening accessible to
all islanders. There are stalls set up for various bric-a-brac . Local
woodcarvers showcase their wares, and local women make
and lace . Entertainment includes traditional dancing, bands
performing local folk music, street entertainers, and sometimes Punch
and Judy shows.
* ^ "Viaer Marchi".
Guernsey Press. Retrieved 22 June 2016.
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