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The Greatest Show: Looking Ahead to Alderney Week from 1-6 August 2022

by Karen Rollins Jul 18, 2022

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Alderney Week 2022

Alderney Week is back for 2022 and the theme this year is: “The Greatest Show”.

The biggest annual community festival in the Channel Islands officially starts on Cavalcade Monday, 1 August and ends on 6 August with a torchlight procession, fireworks, and live music on the Butes.  

Some of the 70 events happening throughout Alderney Week include The Alderney Art Club Exhibition, the Campania Alderney Week Beer Festival, the Mathematical Round Island Quiz, and The Escape Room.

Below are some of the key events taking place:

Monday 1 August: Cavalcade Day

Alderney Week starts at 1pm with a colourful parade of floats heading to the Butes for a family funfair featuring stalls, the circus, an assault course run, competitions, and prizes.

Tuesday 2 August

In the afternoon there will be a sandcastle competition, five-aside-football, and live music at the Moorings.

A family fun quiz night at the Butes will take place in the evening.

Wednesday 3 August

A car scavenger hunt will be held in the morning.

From noon there will be a family BBQ and kids’ sports day on the Butes and the Yard of Ale Contest at the Campania.

In the evening, you can look forward to a fashion show in the Island Hall and the Gala Spectacular on the Butes.

Thursday 4 August

A Fun Run will take place in the morning along with a Circus workshop on the Butes.

Live Music at the Georgian House will be held in the afternoon just before Bingo on the Butes in the evening.

Friday 5 August

Fun and entertainment for all the family on Victoria Street, including Kids Wombles story time, the strong man and strong woman competition, and the waiters and waitresses’ race.

At midday the Junior Talent Show will take centre stage. In the evening there will be an open mic night on the Butes, followed by live music with “Ronnie & Friends.”

Saturday 6 August

From 10am at Braye Beach spectators can watch man-powered flight machines including small children in their flying contraptions. A beach party with live music, food stalls, and the RNLI open day will also be happening.

In the evening Alderney Week 2022 will come to an end with a torchlight procession, a bonfire, and a fireworks finale on the Butes with live music.

Come out and enjoy a week of fun activities and community togetherness.

Sources: AlderneyWeek.com and VisitAlderney.com.