Guernsey Literary Festival

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Thanks to an amazing line from the 2015 Guernsey Literary Festival, Elizabeth College and ECJS students were able to take advantage of some very special author visits in school. These included visits by Anthony McGowan, Andrew Lane, Marcus Alexander, Ben Norris, Spud and Yam and Korky Paul.

Click here to read about Korky Pauls’ visit to ECJS Author Korky Paul at ECJS Acorn Houseand follow the link here to read about Spud and Yam at ECJS Beechwood Spud and Yam at ECJS Beechwood

Staff and students were also involved in creating a special literary bench to commemorate the story of Ebenezer Le Page which was painted with scenes from the book by Art teacher Charlie Buchanan and student Sam O’Neill. The beautiful bench was unveiled at Castle Cornet and then formed a focal point in the Market Square.

To see pictures and read about the artwork please follow these links to the Guernsey Press articles:

Ebenezer Le Page book bench
Ebenezer Le Page Book Bench – painted by Sam O’Neill

Pupils were also involved in the annual Write Stuff competition as part of the Literary Festival, writing a 300 word short story entitled, ‘The Suitcase’. Prizes were presented by visiting author, Andrew Lane, and many Elizabeth College students were included in the winning line up. To read the Guernsey Press article, click here.