Bicentenary Programme To commemorate the arrival of Napoleon to Saint Helena Island 08 October 18 October 2015

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1 Bicentenary Programme To commemorate the arrival of Napoleon to Saint Helena Island 08 October 18 October 2015

2 Travel to all the Napoleonic sites. The tour also includes visit to the Millennium Forest, the Boer Graves at Knoll combes and Plantation House grounds, finally onto the Ladder Hill Fortifications and Jacob s Ladder before returning to Jamestown. To book, contact Mr Hensel Peters on Tel: Historical Town Walk Meet at the Cenotaph. A guided walk around lower Jamestown as an introduction to the Island, its people and its history. 8 per person. The tour concludes with refreshments at one of the old Georgian Town Hotels (10 places available) To book, contact Mr Basil George on Tel No: Flax Weaving Workshop (2.5 hrs) Come and learn how to make coasters, roses and arum lilies from the New Zealand Flax. 5 per person To book, contact Wanda Isaac Tel: Pull Together Fire Truck Pull followed by entertainment and stalls in the Mule Yard. A fundraising event hosted by the Cancer Awareness and Support Charity. Visit the Napoleonic Sites, Stitches Ridges overlooking Sandy Bay, Plantation House grounds, Ladder Hill Fortifications and Jacob s Ladder before returning to Jamestown. To book, contact Mr Hensel Peters Tel: Projection of The man on the rocks by Kenneth Griffith Prince Andrew School Entrance fee 1 for adults and 50p for children under 16 years First come, first seated basis Boat Excursion (3hrs) A tour of the lee coast, viewing the early fortifications, offshore islands, birds and dolphins. Meet at the Customs entrance/barrier. 10 per person. (10 places available) To book, contact Mr Basil George on Tel: The St Helena Cancer Support and Awareness Charity Regency Ball. The Castle Pre-ticket booking essential

3 Food Festival, Longwood green Food demonstrations, local food on sale, St Helena Distillery, Crafters Market and local produce Ceremony at the Tomb Visit the Napoleonic Sites, Stitches Ridges overlooking Sandy Bay, Plantation House grounds, Ladder Hill Fortifications and Jacobs Ladder before returning to Jamestown. To book contact Mr Hensel Peters Tel: Guided walk to Banks Battery. To book, contact Mrs Rebecca Cainswick, National Trust on Tel : Flax Weaving Workshop (2.5 hrs) Come and learn how to make coasters, roses and arum lilies from the New Zealand Flax. 5 per person To book, contact Wanda Isaac Tel: Classical Music Recital St James Church First come, first seated basis Donations Welcomed Travel to the Napoleonic sites, (with exception to Briars Pavilion (closed)). The tour also includes visit to the Millennium Forest, the Boer Graves at Knollcombes, Plantation House grounds, Ladder Hill Fortifications and Jacob s Ladder before returning to Jamestown. To book, contact Mr Hensel Peters on Tel: March Pass by Navy and Local Organisations. Grand Parade, Jamestown Market Day in Mule Yard Come along and help plant 200 endemic trees at the Millennium Forest where you will be helping re-establish a lost landscape, one that Napoleon would have known. Bring along a spade if you have one and suitable clothing and footwear. For further information contact Mrs Rebecca Cainswick, National Trust on Tel: Healing Service St John s Church, Jamestown

4 10.30 Guided walk of the Peaks. To book, contact Mrs Rebecca Cainswick, National Trust on Tel : Kite flying Join the Scouts and Cubs in flying kites. Francis Plain Opening of Longwood House and General s Quarters (public opening) Pink Walk in Longwood. Hosted by the Cancer Awareness and Support Charity. Followed by tea in Longwood House Gardens. All Day- Mufti Day in aid of the local Cancer Awareness Support Charity. Theme wear WHITE Re-enactment of Napoleon stepping ashore on St Helena. As portrayed by the 1970s BBC film by Kenneth Griffith. Bring your candles and lanterns. Followed by live music in the Mule Yard. Guided Tours of High Knoll Fort To book, contact Mrs Rebecca Cainswick, National Trust on Tel: St Helena Distillery Tour Taste the locally made alcoholic beverages from Tungi to Midnight Mist. To book, contact Mr Paul Hickling on Tel: Visit SHAPE (St Helena s Active Participation in Enterprise) Centre or even participate in local craft making. SHAPE is an initiative that employs people with disabilities to produce local quality craft. To book, contact Mr Martin Joshua, SHAPE on Tel: 24690

5 St James Church On display will be the death register which includes the record of Napoleon s death in Thursday 08 October, Friday 09 October, Monday 12 October, Thursday 15 October, Arts and Craft Shop Locally made souvenirs by various artists. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; Wednesday, Closed Saturday, Special On 09 October and 15 October the Shop will also open St Helena Museum With art exhibition 200 by artist Aine O Keefe (will run until 23 October) And St Helena Napoleon s Historical exhition. Also available for viewing are various books containing information on Napoleon s arrival, his stay and departure, which have been digitised. Monday Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Closed St Helena Archives Monday Friday; Saturday, Longwood House Thursday 08 October Saturday 10 October; Sunday 11 October Closed Monday 12 October Sunday 18 October, The Tomb Thursday 08 October Saturday 10 October, Sunday 11 October, Monday 12 October Saturday 17 October, Briars Pavilion Wednesday 07 October Friday 09 October, and Saturday 10 October Monday 12 October, Closed Tuesday 13 October, and Friday 16 October, Prior booking for Briars Pavilion is essential, please contact the Tourist Office.

6 To pre-book any of the events advertised, please contact the Tourist Office for assistance. Telephone number: Visitor Centre Monday Friday, Saturday, The Economic Development Group Head Office ESH Business Park Ladder Hill Tel: Fax: