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How you can get involved

It would be impossible to stage an event like the Guernsey Literary Festival without the generous support of our sponsors and partners. Affiliating yourself or your company with the Festival shows that you are committed to promoting literacy and challenging and inspiring readers of all ages and of all walks of life. We believe in the power of great writing to transform our way of thinking and our lives – please join us to
show that you do, too!

There are five different ways to get involved listed below.

Sponsor

As a sponsor, you are enabling us through your funding to put on an event or package of events. In return you will receive a number of benefits such as extensive exposure in the media, regular online presence through social media, complimentary tickets enabling unusual and inventive entertainment for your staff or clients, and many other benefits.

If you would like to see our sponsorship document please contact our Festival Director, Claire Allen, at [email protected].

Partner

Partners generously give their time and services to support the Festival, playing a highly diverse and invaluable role from designing and maintaining websites through to insuring the Festival. If your company might be interested in helping, please contact [email protected].

Patron

If you feel able to become a Patron the cost is £250 per annum.

Benefits of being a Patron are:

  • Priority booking up to 10 days in advance of tickets going on general sale.
  • Invite for 2 people to the Festival VIP opening party
  • 2 complimentary tickets at £6 each
  • 2 complimentary tickets at £10 each
  • 10% discount on the purchase of any item, including books, from the Lexicon bookshop
  • One item of Festival merchandise
  • Named acknowledgement in the Festival programme (if you wish)
  • Automatic entry into a quarterly book raffle
  • Knowing that you are supporting something amazing

Ways of becoming a patron

  • complete this Standing Order Form
  • write a cheque, or
  • by bank transfer

If paying by Standing Order please complete and forward the attached Standing Order Form to your bank, and return the attached Patron’s Details Form to the address below.

If paying by cheque please send the cheque and the attached Patron’s Details Form to the address below.

If paying by bank transfer please indicate as such on the attached Patron’s Details Form and send to the address below.

Guernsey Literary Festival Secretary, PO Box 174, St Peter Port, GY1 3LG, [email protected].

Volunteer

The Guernsey Literary Festival could not happen without our invaluable volunteers!

If you have been a volunteer in past years, our most grateful thanks; we will be in touch to find out if you are able to help again this year. If, however, you're interested in volunteering with us for the first time please complete the form below.

We need as many volunteers as possible in order to get everything to run smoothly during the week's events. We don't want to overload anyone and will make sure everyone has time to attend plenty of events! There are all sorts of roles with which we need help, from chaperoning speakers to collecting tickets at the venues.

To find out more please email [email protected] or Gillie Revill on 07781 162729

You will be invited to a briefing meeting in advance of the Festival as well as to our Opening Party during the Festival itself.

Membership

Benefits of Becoming a Member:

  • Priority booking up to 5 days in advance of tickets going on general sale
  • Automatic entry into a quarterly book raffle
  • Knowing that you are supporting something amazing

Visit the membership section of our website for more information and to join.

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