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What’s on guide: August

With life getting busier every week and new bars, restaurants and events opening every month, staying on top can be tricky. So here’s a roundup of this month’s hottest happenings in and around the local area…­­­­­
 
What? Funfair 2019
Where? People´s Park, Westmount Road, Jersey
When? 1st – 11th August 
Bring your family and friends down to the funfair! Rides, food, drinks, entertainment – it has it all. A great day for all ages! Open from 2pm – 11:30pm.
 
What? The Cavern Beatles
Where? Gloucester Street, St. Helier, Jersey
When? 30th – 31st August
This show is a magical history tour through the works of the greatest pop music phenomenon, The Beatles, replicating, in both sight and sound, the excitement and energy of Beatlemania, the psychedelic era of Sgt. Pepper, and the creative masterpieces of The White Album and Abbey Road.
 
What? The Jersey Battle of Flowers 2019
Where? Victoria Avenue, St. Aubin's Bay, St. Helier, Jersey
When? 8th – 9th August
The Jersey Battle of Flowers has grown over the past century to become one of the largest floral carnivals in Europe and without doubt a major highlight in Jersey’s varied summer calendar of festivals and events. With each local parish as well as other community groups competing for awards on the day, the atmosphere is always fun with a competitive twist.
 
What? Summer of Fun - Wild Play Days
Where? Hamptonne Country Life Museum, La Rue de la Patente, Jersey
When? 19th – 21st August
Wild Play Days at Hamptonne are perfect for connecting with each other, experiencing nature through crafts, skill learning and free play. Explore, discover, create, and breathe. Do something creative this holiday with Summer of Fun - a program of activities every weekday of the summer holidays.
 
What? Electric Park 2019
Where? Howard David Park, Jersey
When? 17th August
Don’t miss the newest addition to Jersey’s live music calendar! Helier’s Howard Davis Park will be rocking to the sounds of a fantastic line-up. Set to be headlined by a true superstar of the dance music world, backed up by an eclectic selection of fantastic acts, Electric Park is bringing something for everyone, and is about to shake up the Channel Islands!
 
What? The Halkett Hoedown
Where? St. Helier, Jersey
When? 25th August
Held every two years in the very centre of St. Helier town, this is the biggest & best street party held in Jersey! Fantastic family fun, frivolity, fabulous food, a celebration of live music, country, bluegrass, folk, Americana, blues & hillbilly hicks. Wonderful for all ages!
 
What? Jersey Round Island Challenge
Where? Various locations
When? 31st August
In 2018 approximately 200 people took on the inaugural challenge and either swam, canoe/Kayaked, Rowed, SUP’ed or Ran around the stunning Island of Jersey. In doing so they not only took on a massive challenge but also took on one of the highest tidal ranges in the world! It’s back this year better than ever.
 
What? Samarès Manor Country Fair
Where? ​La Grande Route de Saint-Clement, Jersey
When? 26th August
A fun day for the whole family! Celebrating local Jersey traditions. Apple crushing, corn threshing, bread making, craft stalls, Genuine Jersey products, local associations, live music, dance, children’s entertainment. Plenty to do to fill your day and keep the little ones entertained!