We are delighted to introduce our 2018 exhibitors. As always, we have an eclectic mix of themes from the 25 floats taking part in 2018 – each and everyone though guaranteed to be a crowd pleaser. Which one will be your favourite this year?

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NEVERLAND
Number: 1
Exhibitor: Whiteside Family & Friends
Theme: Based on the classic hit Peter Pan
Sponsor:
Float Designer: Paul Whiteside
Headquarters: Battle HQ, Meadowbank, St Lawrence
Arena Entry Point: tbc

 

MEDIEVAL MADNESS
Number: 2
Exhibitor: Whiteside Family & Friends Juniors
Theme: A medieval castle with drawbridge
Sponsors: Romerils, PL Carpet & Flooring
Headquarters:Battle HQ, Meadowbank, St Lawrence
Arena Entry Point: tbc

 

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES
Number: 3
Exhibitor: Trinity Battle of Flowers Association
Theme: A celebration of love, based on “La Cage aux Folles” musical
Float Designers: Charlie Ahier & Tiago Antunes
Headquarters: Trinity Battle Shed, The Quarry, Bouley Bay Hill, Trinity
Arena Entry Point: tbc

 

BOULEY BAY PIRATES BATTLE SHIP
Number: 4
Exhibitor: Trinity Battle of Flowers Association Juniors
Theme: A pirate ship with cannon, portholes and colourful flags
Float Designers: The combined effort of the design team with the input from parents & children
Headquarters: Trinity Battle Shed, The Quarry, Bouley Bay Hill, Trinity
Arena Entry Point: tbc

 

IN FLANDERS FIELD
Number: 5
Exhibitor: The Optimists Club
Theme: A static tableau of a scene during the First World War
Sponsor: The Insurance Corporation of the Channel Islands
Float Designer: Steve Bouchard
Headquarters: Battle HQ, Meadowbank, St Lawrence
Arena Entry Point: tbc

 

SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS
Number: 6
Exhibitor: The Optimists Club Juniors
Theme: An underwater scene, featuring Spongebob & his pineapple home
Sponsor: Optimus Flowers Ltd
Float Designer: Chloe Bouchard
Headquarters:Battle HQ, Meadowbank, St Lawrence
Arena Entry Point: tbc

 

FIRE-BIRD
Number: 7
Exhibitor: Parish of St Brelade
Theme: A beautiful Fire Bird set in a palace garden
Sponsors: Parishoners & Parish of St Brelade
Float Designers: Simon Thomas, Nigel Gates & Committee
Headquarters: Battle Shed, Mont Carre
Arena Entry Point: tbc

 

ORIENTAL OPUS
Number: 8
Exhibitor: Friends of Galaad
Theme: Pagoda with oriental style flowers
Sponsor: KPMG
Float Designer: Angie Bisson
Headquarters: Battle HQ, Meadowbank, St Lawrence
Arena Entry Point: tbc

 

FEED ME SEYMOUR
Number: 9
Exhibitor: Parish of Grouville
Theme: The styles & themes from the movie musical “Little Shop of Horrors”
Sponsors: The Seymour Pub, Plants Direct & Chef Tenants
Float Designers: Rachel Labey & Blake Campbell
Headquarters: Grouville Battle Shed
Arena Entry Point: tbc

 

THRILL’AR 
Number: 10
Exhibitor: Parish of Grouville Juniors
Theme: Inspired by Michael Jackson’s 80s music video
Sponsors: Chef Tenants
Float Designer: Olivia Maryon
Headquarters:Grouville Battle Shed
Arena Entry Point: tbc

 

MISS ST MARTIN’S WORLD TOUR
Number: 11
Exhibitor: Parish of St Martin
Theme: Based on “Around the World in 80 days” & set in the Edwardian era, Miss St Martin has left her farm to go exploring
Sponsors: Donations from Parishoners & the Parish
Float Designer: James Pallot
Headquarters:New Lynn Farm, St Martin
Arena Entry Point: tbc

 

THE WILLOW PATTERN
Number: 12
Exhibitor: St Helier Battle of Flowers Association
Theme: Inspired by the Willow Pattern china fragments that can be found on the beaches of Jersey
Sponsors: Parish of St Helier, Pentagon, C&J Carpenters & Builders, Premier Service Marine Engineering Ltd
Float Designer: Angela Crowcroft
Headquarters: St Helier Parks & Gardens Depot
Arena Entry Point: tbc

 

YABBA DABBA DOO
Number: 14
Exhibitor: Adrian & Friends
Theme: Characters from the Flintstones movie. Featuring the dinosaur from the quarry, leading to the Drive-in-Movie with Fred’s pedal power car in the cafe
Sponsor: Alvin’s Hot Stuff Pizzas
Float Designer: Trevor Purden
Headquarters: Five Roads Farm, St Ouen
Arena Entry Point: tbc

 

ROCK VEGAS
Number: 15
Exhibitor: Adrian & Friends Juniors
Theme: A Vegas themed float, including a large slot machine & roulette wheel
Sponsor: Alvin’s Hot Stuff Pizzas
Float Designer: Amanda Bainbridge
Headquarters: Five Roads Farm, St Ouen
Arena Entry Point: tbc

 

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN!
Number: 16
Exhibitor: Parish of St Saviour
Theme: Based on the children’s nursery rhyme “The Ginger Bread Man”
Float Designer: Tony De Louche
Headquarters:Warwick Farm, St John’s Main Road, St Helier
Arena Entry Point: First Tower

 

INTO THE WOODS
Number: 17
Exhibitor: Parish of St Clement
Theme: A storybook full of your fairytale characters
Sponsors: Parishoners of St Clement
Float Designer: Marcus Davies
Headquarters: St Peter’s Parish Shed, St Peter
Arena Entry Point: tbc

 

ONCE UPON A TIME
Number: 18
Exhibitor: Parish of St Clement Juniors
Theme: A swan Princess with magical fairies floating along the arena
Sponsors: Parishoners of St Clement
Float Designers: Collective effort from the St Clement Junior team
Headquarters: St Peter’s Parish Shed, St Peter
Arena Entry Point: tbc

 

KARMA CHAMELEON
Number: 19
Exhibitor: Parish of St Lawrence Parish Seniors
Theme: 3 x large chameleons relaxing on a tree
Sponsor: Islands Insurance
Float Designers: St Lawrence Battle Committee
Headquarters:Three Oaks Community Centre, St Lawrence
Arena Entry Point: tbc

 

JUST BUGGIN’
Number: 20
Exhibitor: Parish of St Lawrence Parish Juniors
Theme: A happy friendly caterpillar & his friends
Sponsor: Islands Insurance
Float Designers: St Lawrence Juniors
Headquarters: Three Oaks Community Centre, St Lawrence
Arena Entry Point: tbc

 

HOT WHEELS
Number: 21
Exhibitor: Les Amis
Float Designers: Residents & Staff
Arena Entry Point: tbc

 

PARAMICHA
Number: 22
Exhibitor: Bidan Family & Friends
Theme: Based on traditional gypsy stories
Float Designer: Chanel Brady
Headquarters:Battle HQ, Meadowbank, St Lawrence
Arena Entry Point: tbc

 

GREASE IS THE WORD
Number: 23
Exhibitor: Ollivro Family & Friends Juniors
Theme: Based on the motion picture film, including the iconic garage scene, 1950s diner and movie drive-in
Sponsor: Omega Finance Jersey
Float Designer: Zoe Carey
Headquarters: Willow Farm, Handois, St Lawrence
Arena Entry Point: tbc

 

WE’LL MEET AGAIN 2018
Number: 24
Exhibitor: Ollivro Family & Friends
Theme: 1940s & WW2 history theme
Sponsors: Bounce Around Jersey & Pizza Hut Jersey
Float Designer: Rachel Ollivro
Headquarters: Willow Farm, Handois, St Lawrence
Arena Entry Point: tbc

 

MERMAIDS GARDEN
Exhibitor: Battle Juniors
Theme: Sea Dragon and mermaids in their sea garden. (Sea Dragon kindly loaned from the Parish of St Clement)
Headquarters: Battle HQ, Meadowbank, St Lawrence
Arena Entry Point: tbc

 

IT’S CARNIVAL TIME 
Exhibitor: Jersey Battle of Flowers Events Ltd
Theme: Our 2018 Jersey Battle of Flowers Ambassadors celebrate
Float Designers: Jackie Le Cornu & Floralies
Headquarters: Battle HQ, Meadowbank, St Lawrence
Arena Entry Point: Already on Arena