The Battle of Jersey occurred on 6 January 1781. A French Invasion force landed in the East at La Rocque and proceeded into St Helier capturing the Governor and threatening the population. Subsequently the Battle was fought in the Royal Square. The St Lawrence Battalion of the Militia fought alongside the British regiments in the successful defeat of the French. Come and Join the 1781 Jersey Militia for a display of Artillery and Musketry at 11.00 and again at 2.15, plus visit with their wives for an insight into Georgian life.
2018-09-23 10:00 am - 4:00 pm