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Viaer Marchi
Viaer Marchi
(Guernésiais: the old market) is an annual festival held in Guernsey
Guernsey
on the first Monday of July.

Viaer Marchi
Viaer Marchi
advertised on a banner in 2012

Held since 1969,[1] Lé Viaer Marchi
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
Guernsey
Bean Jar being one of the most popular. Guernsey
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 Guernsey
Guernsey
butter and lace. Entertainment includes traditional dancing, bands performing local folk music, street entertainers, and sometimes Punch and Judy shows. Typically the show attracts more than 6,000 visitors.[2] References[edit]

^ "Viaer Marchi". Guernsey
Guernsey
Press. Retrieved 22 June 2016.  ^ "Lé Viaër Marchi". Visit Guernsey. Retrieved 15 September 2017. 

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