The Guernsey Literary Festival 2024 is a vibrant celebration of literature set on the beautiful Channel Island in April and May. This leading literary festival in the UK will feature notable figures such as novelists John Boyne and Louis de Bernières, chef Michel Roux, sports personalities Mike Brearley and Pat Nevin, journalist Bryony Gordon, and TV presenters Louise Minchin and Sarah Beeny.

Attendees can expect book readings, signings, and meet and greets with their favorite authors. The festival will also offer workshops, tea parties, and children’s events running alongside the main program.

The festival schedule and list of attending authors for 2024 can be found on the official website. The Guernsey Literary Festival will take place from 23 April to 5 May at various venues in St Peter Point, including The Old Government House Hotel, St James, St Pierre Park Hotel, Les Cotils, and the Guille Allès Library.

Tickets for the festival can be purchased directly from the website. In addition to author events, the festival also hosts a poetry competition called Poems on the Move, judged this year by Paul Muldoon. Visitors can find more details on the competition website.

For accommodations during the festival, Camp de Reves offers luxurious glamping with sea views of Guernsey’s west coast. Visitors can use the code GLF for a special discount on stays from 23 April to 5 May.

Travel options to Guernsey include flights with Aurigny from several UK airports or ferry services with Condor Ferries from Poole and Portsmouth.

Aside from the literary events, Guernsey offers a rich history and plenty of attractions for visitors. For more information on things to do on the island, visitors can check out local tourism websites or explore recommendations from travel guides.

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