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Arts & cultural | Family friendly | Festivals

Jersey Festival of Words

This five-day literary event held on 21-25 September, promotes a love of the written and spoken word across our community in a variety of styles and settings, as well as welcoming internationally-renowned authors to our beautiful island.

  • Seasonal opening
  • Booking needed
21/09/2022 - 25/09/2022

Price: Up to £15

More Information

The guiding principle of our festival is to celebrate the pleasure and power of words in all its forms, with something to include people of all ages and backgrounds.

Venues this year include the new Festival Marquee in Howard Davis Park, Jersey Arts Centre and Jersey Library, while confirmed writers include Lionel Shriver, Sebastian Faulks, Celia Imrie, Iain Dale, Sarfraz Manzoor and Raymond Antrobus.

Information and booking links for over 50 events can be found at www.jerseyfestivalofwords.org.

The main sponsor for this year's Festival is Highvern. Festival Village funding is being provided by the Jersey Community Foundation with funds from the Channel Islands Lottery.


There are currently no dates available for this listing. Please contact us for more information.

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Jersey Heritage is the guardian of our island story. We care for it, promote access to it, bring imagination to telling its stories and inspire others to do the same. In Jersey, we are responsible for the island's major historic sites, award-winning museums and public archives.

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