Meet the Islanders

Alderney is full of wonderful characters who each have a story to tell...


Guide, Bellringer and Volunteer

Like many other retired residents who make up the ‘Dads Army’ of volunteers, I find no two days are ever the same. Alderney, with a population of approximately 2,000 residents, can certainly outperform any similar sized village in terms of talent and enthusiasm and the multitude of events all need back-of-house support. My involvement spans working with the theatre group behind the scenes; ‘meet and greet’ at our regular music concerts (classical, jazz, cabaret) and stack the chairs afterwards... or to simply support whatever is going on.


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Nic West

Artist and DJ at Quay FM

I first visited and fell in love with Alderney four years ago. When I moved to the island part of my plan was to become a full time artist. My new surroundings, exploration of the rugged coastline and dramatic light provide creative inspiration. Sea, storms and coastal textures are suggested in my abstract art.

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Pig farmer, Radiographer and Sailing Club Commodore

I love living here because there is so much going on. Personally I am involved in the Sailing Club, as Commodore and also in both bands and in the Theatre Group, which puts on shows and plays, and brings acts to the island. Then there is work to fit in... I have several jobs (which is often the case here). It's like I'm constantly juggling, and trying not to drop any balls! No chance of getting bored!

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