Lambourne Jersey Festival

28th April – 4th May 2025, Westhill Country Hotel, Jersey



The Lambourne Jersey Festival

- festival of bridge set in beautiful gardens just outside St Helier!

Westhill Country Hotel, Jersey, 28th April - 4th May 2025

This Lambourne Jersey Festival will be held the first week in May.


This is a wonderful and very popular congress held annually on the delightful island of Jersey. Details about the various aspects of the congress can be found by clicking the links below. We feel sure that you would enjoy this excellent, relaxed yet challenging congress. 

To be eligible for a Seniors event, players must have their 63rd birthday or beyond during the calendar year (January-December) of the event. For example, a player can play in a Seniors event at the age of 62 provided his/her 63rd birthday falls later that year, further details here.

To enter

By entering an EBU congress or event you agree to abide by the terms and conditions set out in the Terms and Conditions document.

Please enter with members of Channel Islands CBA, and not with the EBU. See below for details.

Booking details

Link to programme and entry form

To be sent to:

or John Honey, Knysna Lodge, Rue de la Blanche Pierre, St Lawrence, Jersey JE3 1EA.

Tel: 01534 874702



Championship Pairs: Matthew Bingham & Rachel Bingham
Swiss Teams: Helen Lawton-Smith & John Slater, Kathy Talbot & Denis Talbot
Swiss Pairs: John Holland & Raymond Semp
Multiple Teams: John Holland, Raymond Semp, Nick Woodcock, Sue Woodcock
Senior Pairs: Sue Woodcock & Nick Woodcock
Mixed/Open Pairs: David Hole & Roz Bavin

Day Start Time End Time Description
MON 28 14:00 17:00 Pre-Congress Pairs
20:00 23:00 Championship (Open) Pairs
TUE 29 14:00 17:00 Senior Pairs Session 1
20:00 23:00 Mixed/Open Pairs
WED 30 14:00 17:00 Senior Pairs Session 2
20:00 23:00 Multiple Teams single session
THU 1 14:00 17:00 Swiss Pairs Session 1 (3 x 8 board matches)
20:00 23:00 Swiss Pairs Session 2 (3 x 8 board matches)
FRI 2 14:00 17:00 Swiss Pairs Session 3 (3 x 8 board matches)
20:00 23:00 Swiss Pairs Session 4 (3 x 8 board matches)
SAT 3 14:00 17:00 Swiss Teams Session 1 (3 x 8 board matches)
20:00 23:00 Swiss Teams Session 2 (3 x 8 board matches)
SUN 4 10:30 12:30 Swiss Teams Session 3 (2 x 8 board matches)
13:30 15:30 Swiss Teams Session 4 (2 x 8 board matches)

Details of the timetable may be subject to change. * Matches on the final day will be played on the Danish principle, with rematches from previous days being permitted.

Entry Fees
Event Price (per person)
Whole Congress £160
Whole Congress excluding Senior event £140
Pre Congress Pairs £13
Championship (Open) Pairs £13
Senior Pairs £30
Mixed/Open Pairs £13
Multiple Teams £13
Swiss Pairs £60
Swiss Teams £55
Both Swiss events £105
Closing date for entries is TBC

Master Points

Swiss Pairs and Teams, Seniors Pairs: fully Green Pointed.

Midweek events: Blue Points on the Regional Congress scale.


Level 4 agreements are permitted in all events.

Venue and Tariff

The venue for 2025 will be Westhill Country Hotel

The Westhill has quoted the following dinner, bed and breakfast rates for the Congress in 2025 on the basis of people arriving on Monday 28 April 2025 and leaving Monday 5 May 2025:

£180 - standard double/twin room
£105 - superior single room
£135 - double room for single occupancy
Pool & garden view supplement - £8 per day single, £10 per day double
Guests wanting to extend their stay are welcome to do so at these daily rates.

£30 non-refundable deposit per person per night payable at time of booking.

Find a partner/team mates

If you are looking for a partner or team mates for this competition, please use the new Partnership forum