Record attendance for Guernsey Literary Festival

Of the attendees, 2,000 were children taking part in the education programme. Credit: ITV Channel TV

This year's Guernsey Literary Festival saw a record attendance of almost 9,000 people.

Now in its 7th year, the six day event - organised by volunteers - included 67 speakers across 84 events.

Of the attendees, 2,000 were children taking part in the education programme.

The festival mainly took place in St Peter Port, but talks were also organised in the prison and at the Princess Elizabeth Hospital.