Viaer Marchi (Guernésiais: the old market) is an annual festival
Guernsey on the first Monday of July.
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
Typically the show attracts more than 6,000 visitors.
^ "Viaer Marchi".
Guernsey Press. Retrieved 22 June 2016.
^ "Lé Viaër Marchi". Visit Guernsey. Retrieved 15 September
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