Jersey Federation’s ‘Festival of Words’

Are you a reader, a bookworm or a bibliophile? If so, then the Jersey Federation has the perfect short break for you. From 27th September to 1st October 2018, the Jersey Federation of WIs will be holding its third Festival of Words book festival.

The programme is being put together at the moment but past authors who have appeared at the first three festivals include Carol Ann Duffy, Victoria Hislop, Alison Weir, Michael Morpurgo, Louis de Bernières, Simon Scarrow, Jeremy Paxman, Richard Dawkins, Dame Jenni Murray and Alexander McCall Smith, to name but a few. It is anticipated this high standard will be maintained if not exceeded at the 2018 Festival.

Also include in the programme are visits to places of interest.

You will be based in St Helier at the well appointed Hampshire Hotel and will be walking between venues. The cost will be £290 per person (B&B). This cost does not include travel to the island. The price will include one event on both Thursday and Friday evenings and two each on Saturday and Sunday. There will be of course numerous other choices to enjoy in your free time.

For further information please contact Anne Pasturel on (01534) 730409 or email

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