The following bands, and artists will be performing as part of the Jersey Battle of Flowers entertainment programme in the main arena
The Royal Signals (Northern) Band (UK)
Formed in 1962, the band, based in Darlington currently has 30 male and female musicians and draws its members from ex-regular forces
Batal Portsmouth Samba Band (UK)
Internationally known for their Afro Brazilian Samba Reggae drumming, the Batala Band is delighted to return to the Battle of Flowers with their highly energetic and dynamic dancing and costumes
Pablo’s Travelling Circus (UK)
This is its third time performing at the Battle of Flowers and delighted to be back with his circus train to entertain and delight spectators – make sure you give him a wave!
“The Transformers”, “Optimus Prime”, ‘Bumblebee” & “Megatron” (France)
In conjunction with Herve Pommerery these performers are guaranteed to captivate audiences of all ages
Melton Mobray Toy Soldiers (UK)
First formed in 1936, this marching band welcomes children of all ages and have taken part in Carnivals across the world, with instruments including Trumpets, Euphoniums, Saxophones, Side Drums and Cymbals.
The Castiglion Florentino Flag Wavers (Italy)
The display includes a multitude of colourful flags waving in unison, dressed in fourteenth century costumes and accompanied by the sounds of drums and clarions highlighting the ancient military origin.
This appearance at Jersey Battle of Flowers 2018 is supported by The Jersey Association of Italian Culture (JAIC)
The Dolphin Marching Band (UK)
Now in its 21st year the band has taken part in carnivals and events across the country and has performed at the annual Jersey Battle of Floers parades on numerous occasions. The average age of the band this year is 13 years old.
Moz Drums (France) – performing in Moonlight Parade only
In a cloud of smoke tinted with colours these strange musicians in sparkly costumes actively engage with their audience and provide a real moment of dynamic and light-hearted exchange.
Run for Cover (Jersey)
Making their 20th appearance at Battle 2018, we welcome back this Irish/American Folk/Rock Band who will create a fantastic atmosphere in the arena and encourage the audience to join in with their popular songs.
Samba Spectacular (Jersey)
The girls are back with their high energy Samba dancing and stunning vibrant costumes
The Word on the Street (Jersey)
Feel the raw energy of brass with this new and exciting ensemble rooted in the New Orleans brass tradition. Made up of 10 musicians the band is the ideal choice for outdoor performances
Fire Fox (Jersey)
Become hypnotised with mesmerising illuminations as FX makes a welcome return to the arena, showcasing their modern twist on the Maori Warriors ritual that originated in New Zealand many years ago.
Band of the Island of Jersey
One of the most popular entertainers in the parade, the Band differs from the tradition of Brass bands in that they have a Corps of Drums. The band is due to perform the traditional National Anthem to signal the start of the 2018 Jersey Battle of Flowers spectacle
The Jersey Scout Band (Jersey)
Drawing its membership from the local Scout & Guide Associations, the band performs regularly at a number of local celebrations and in 2018 will be joined by three members f the 13th Coventry Scout Band.
The Jersey Rockettes Cheerlead Squad (Jersey)
The Cheerleaders promise to bolster the crowd, make some noise and definitely entertain! The team welcomes youngsters of al ages up to 18 years and perform at a number of local charity events
The Jersey Garrison (Jersey)
Look out for the Stormtroopers as they make their way around the arena, actively engaging with their audience and during the Moonlight Parade looking out for light sabres!
Other performers and participants taking part in the 2018 Jersey Battle of Flowers, include:
-Miss Granville, Miss Le Havre & Dauphine
– Variety Club of Jersey
– Bosdet Foundation
– Confetti Vehicle
– Air Hostess Duo
– Magic Carpets
– Mini Moke & Characters
– Holidays 4 Heroes Jersey
Please note: All info correct at time of publishing. Organisers cannot be held responsible for the withdrawal or change of programme by performers