Arts & cultural
Force 135 Living History Group at Elizabeth Castle
It’s May 1945, and the friendly Force 135 have arrived at Elizabeth Castle, tasked with clearing the German mines, munitions, bunkers and booby traps and return the Island to civilian rule. Come and join us to learn about ‘the Other Military Occupation’.
- Seasonal opening
Price: £13.20 - £16.25
Did you know that at Liberation in May 1945 the island was kept under military rule for a further 90 days? This was of course a welcome Occupation by the friendly forces of Force 135, who were tasked with clearing the German mines, munitions, bunkers and booby traps and return the Island to civilian rule as soon as possible.
Come and see a part of this incredible story recreated by the living historians of Force 135 Living History Group at Elizabeth Castle.
We are open:
- Family friendly
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Built on a rocky islet in St. Aubin’s Bay, Elizabeth Castle has defended Jersey for more than 400 years. You can take the amphibious castle ferry or walk out along the causeway at low tide. Elizabeth Castle is the perfect place to spend a day exploring Jersey's history with the Jersey Militia or castle gunner on parade.