Of course, the inaugural gathering in 2011, would not have been complete without the author of the The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Annie Barrows. Other featured authors have included Louis de Bernieres and Michael Morpurgo, Will Self, Sophie Hannah, AL Kennedy and Kate Adie.
When? Next festival - 10-14th May, 2017
Where? Guernsey Islands
Who? Sebastian Faulks, Claire Balding, Children's Laureate Chris Riddell, Simon Singh, Anita Anand, Terry Waite and slam poet world champion Harry Baker. Full education and community programme and graphic book exhibition. Events include talks, performances, music, a Castle Night in Castel Cornet, which has stood guard over St Peter Port for 800 years.
How much? Check offical site
Festival Website? http://www.guernseyliteraryfestival.com/
Previous Festivals? Established 2011
2015 - Will Self, Sophie Hannah, AL Kennedy, Korky Paul
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2014 Kate Adie OBE, poet Luke Wright, curator and historian Dr Lucy Worsley and broadcaster and crime policy campaigner Nick Ross +
Louis de Bernieres, Michael Morpurgo: War Boy to War Horse, Emily Cockayne: A History of Neighbours, Annie Barrows, Tim Binding, Mary Horlock, Edward & Olivia Chaney and John Cooper Clark & more
Visitor Information? A heady mix of stunning scenery and the best of contemporary living, Guernsey is the perfect destination. Inspiring walks along the cliff paths, rambles through the rural interior or lazy days on the island's beautiful beaches, Guernsey has it all.
St Peter Port, the island's capital, is a bustling harbour town, a tapestry of architectural styles that tell the story of the region's changing fortunes. Here bistros, restaurants and boutiques jostle for your attention, while in the harbour ferries are readied to take you to the sister islands.
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