August 2015 in Jersey

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August 2015 in Jersey

August 2015 in Jersey means Battle of Flowers time with the popular colourful carnival dominating the middle of the month. However, there’s plenty for everyone with seaside fun, shows and racing events also on.

Havre de Pas
Pink fairies dancing
motorbikes sand racing

Sand Racing at West Park

1st August

Motor racing on the sand at St Aubin’s Bay from 1pm.

Motor Sprint

8th August

Watch for free as a variety of motor bikes and vehicles take to Five Mile Road in St Brelade from 12 – 5pm.

Jersey Seaside Festival

9th August

Seaside fun at Havre des Pas from 10am until 8pm.

Jersey Film Festival

10th – 17th August

Al fresco films in Howard Davies Park at 8.30pm every night. Free to watch with a charity retiring collection.

colourful float
moonlight float
petals in the air

Battle of Flowers

13th & 14th August

Spectacular carnival with flower filled floats. The event includes a day parade and an evening Moonlit Procession.

La Ferme Open Day

15th August

Rural fun from 10am until 5pm at La Ferme, Le Becquet, St Martin with a range of activities and fun events. £5 for adults.

Ladies Day

16th August

Horse racing at Les Landes Racecourse from 2.30pm until 6pm.

Moto X at Sorel Point

16th & 23rd August

Watch the moto x for free from 10am until 5pm at Sorel Point, St John.

Summer Flower & Produce Show

22nd – 23rd August

Floral displays and exhibits at The Royal Jersey Showground, 10.30am – 5pm.

angling close up
Bouley Bay hill climb finish
Jersey horse racing

Jersey Open Gardens

23rd August

Raising money for the JAYF charity, each open garden costs £3 to enter. Visit St John’s Manor, La Neuf Chemin, St John from 2 – 5pm.

Jersey Open Shore Angling Festival

29th August – 5th September

To take part email rene@thebault.co.uk.

The Halkett Hoedown for Headway

30th – 31st August

Street party with live music and entertainment with a western theme in Halkett Place, St Helier 1 – 8pm.

Bouley Bay Hill Climb

31st August

Hill climb racing from 10am – 5.30pm. Cost £4 for adults.

The Clarendon

31st August

Horse racing at Les Landes Racecourse from 2.30pm until 6pm.

butterfly on flower
Jersey cows
shopping in st aubin

Throughout August

Open bunkers and WWII defences

CIOS Jersey will be opening some of the WWII defences on the island during the summer. For details take a look at CIOS Jersey or contact M.Costard@spoor.co.uk.

Markets

  • Jersey Farm & Craft Market takes place in Royal Square, St Helier from 10am until 5pm. July’s dates are: Saturday 11th & 25th and for August: 8th, 22nd & 29th.
  • St Catherine’s Farm and Craft Markets take place on Sundays from 10am until 4.30pm outside Jersey Turbot in St Catherine’s.
  • Vintage Fair in St Brelade Parish Hall, St Aubin takes place from 9am until 5pm on 25th July and 29th August.

Guided walks

Each month there are a series of guided walks around the island. Take a look at Jersey.com for further details.

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