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1781 Jersey Militia

Come to Elizabeth Castle for a thrilling display of artillery and Georgian life from the 1781 Jersey Militia. Prepare yourself for the dramatic return of the Militia at the Castle where they will transport you back to the colourful life of Elizabeth Castle in the 18th century.

  • Seasonal opening
  • Free for children

Price: £8.60 - £16.25

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Be entertained by the loud bangs of musket fire, and catch an authentic glimpse of the period day to day life of a soldier and his family.

  • September:
  • 11th September 2022
    10:00 - 11:00
Opening Information

We are open:

Key Features
  • Outdoor
  • Family friendly
  • Couples
  • Parking


Elizabeth Castle
St. Aubin's Bay
St. Helier

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