Western Parish Fête – a traditional country show

The third Western Parish Fête will take place on Saturday 9 July 2016 and will be centred on the West Show Association’s popular horticultural marquee, children’s activities and musical entertainment.

The fête will include a number of activities run by the Western parish Youth Projects.  The horticultural marquee will include our annual schools’ vegetable wheelbarrow competition and also a large number of competitions run by the Jersey Association of the National Vegetable Society, including their very popular fun carrot competition.

Arena events

Donkey derby races – throughout the day

Falconry display

Fun 4 Dogs display team

Ferret, gosling and sheep racing – but not at the same time!

Horse-shoeing demonstrations


Food and drink

St Ouen’s WI - cream teas

Hamburgers and sausages

Ice cream


Soft drinks and snacks 

Horticultural tent and surrounding area

National Vegetable Society Show – many competition classes

Schools vegetable wheelbarrow competition

“Meet the producer”

Working farm animal section

Craft table

Family fun

Donkey rides/ Horse and cart rides

Hay bales

Inflatables, swing boats and mini roundabout

Blast Zone Laser Tag Arena


Cannon-O’Rafferty School of Irish Dancing

Emma-Jane Dance School

Chicano – children’s magician

Five Brass Souls

Jersey Ukulele Club

La Moye, Mont Nicolle and St Mary Schools

Other attractions

States of Jersey Community Police Team

Western Parish Youth Projects - mobile buses and other events


The fête will open at 10am and close at 5pm.  Entry to the fête and parking are free.

How do I get to the fête?

By car, bike or foot – from Grande Route de St Pierre, turning into Route de Manoir (opposite St Peter’s Grande Marché/ George Carteret). 

By bus – routes 9 and 10 to St Peter’s Village. 

Look out for us!

Look out for us on Facebook (JEP West Show) and Twitter (@WestParishFete).

Our sponsors

The West Show Association is grateful to the Channel Islands Co-operative Society and Albert Bartlett & Sons for their generous financial support.

‘The Channel Islands Co-operative Society is proud to support the Western Parish Fete including the children’s vegetable growing and mini wheel barrow competitions. Community events are an integral part of island life and we are passionate supporters of local. Therefore we understand the importance of keeping agricultural and horticultural events alive and you never know, some of these green fingered youngsters might be our suppliers of tomorrow’ said Colin Macleod, CEO, Channel Islands Co-operative Society.