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Summer Events in Jersey & Guernsey

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8 Aug 2013 : Battle of Flowers Grand Day Parade – This is a festival parade like no other as imaginatively designed multi-coloured flower adorned floats parade the streets. It’s a true spectacular and recognised as one of Jersey’s premier events on the summer calendar.

9 Aug : The following evening the Battle of Flowers Moonlight Parade concludes the two day event which culminates in a stunning firework display over St Aubin’s Bay.

10 – 16 Aug : Jersey Film Festival – A great time to watch wonderful films alfresco in the park. This event is free of charge with a retiring collection. Make the most of it, bring a picnic and a blanket and enjoy!

21 – 26 Aug : Portuguese Food Festival – Taste the best of Portuguese food, culture and hospitality during this mouthwatering six day event. There’s live music and plenty to keep you entertained.

31 Aug – 1 Sep : Jersey Live Music Festival – Now celebrating its 10th anniversary this is a popular annual music festival. This year’s artists include Bastille, Gabrielle Aplin, The Enemy & Deap Vally.

7 – 15 Sep : Hidden Treasures – Experience Jersey’s unique history. Explore castles by candlelight, hear terrifying tales, tread carefully on moonlit adventures along the seabed and be privileged to see glimpses behind closed doors.

783 - Castle CornetSummer Events in Guernsey

19 Jul : KPMG Castle Nights at Castle Cornet – Popular family event in a stunning location featuring live music, singing, drama and great fun for the children.

20 – 27 Jul : Town Carnival – Stacks of family fun is promised with clowns, face painters, musicians and much more in St Peter Port’s streets.

26 Jul : KPMG Castle Nights at Castle Cornet – Popular family event in a beautiful location featuring live music, singing, drama and fun for the children.

2 Aug : KPMG Castle Nights at Castle Cornet – Popular family event in a stunning location featuring live music, singing, drama and fun for the children.

28 Jul : Fleetwood Bac, Balcony Gig at Cobo Bay Hotel – A welcome return to probably one of the best Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band around. Supported by City Limits who will be playing all kinds of music from The Beatles, The Eagles and Crowded House to Oasis.

4 Aug : Taste Guernsey Seafront Sunday – Free cookery demos and tastings of delicious Guernsey produce and recipes along the Esplanade. Have a go at the Cookery School lesson of the day, join in crab picking and barbecue competitions and browse the stalls or just sit back and enjoy the entertainment from one of the al fresco refreshment and dining sites.

21 – 22 Aug : The North Show & Battle of Flowers – Lots of family entertainment including all of the traditional agricultural, horticultural and craft categories. The Battle of Flowers is held on the Thursday afternoon, when all spectators can take part in judging the floats.

26 Aug : Us4//U2 Balcony Gig at Cobo Bay Hotel – Having performed all over the world, originally from Guernsey, Pete Frampton returns to his roots each year by popular request, surrounding himself with legendary local musicians.

 

 

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