Lambourne Jersey Festival

7th – 12th May 2024, Westhill Country Hotel, Jersey



The Lambourne Jersey Festival

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

Westhill Country Hotel, Jersey, 7th - 12th May 2024

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

Programme and booking form (word version)

To be sent to John Honey, Knysna Lodge, Rue de la Blanche Pierre, St Lawrence, Jersey JE3 1EA.

Tel: 01534 874702




Championship Pairs: Harold Walden & Jackie Rumball
Swiss Teams: Carolyn Fisher, Pat Watson, Raymond Semp, John Holland
Swiss Pairs: Roz Bavin & Paul Martin
Multiple Teams: Roz Bavin, Paul Martin, David Hold & Tim Gauld
Mixed/Open Pairs: Roz Bavin & Paul Martin
Seniors Pairs: Raymond Semp & John Holland

Day Start Time End Time Description
TUE 7 20:00 23:00 CHAMPIONSHIP PAIRS (Open)
WED 8 14:00 17:00 SENIORS PAIRS Session 1
20:00 23:00 MIXED/OPEN PAIRS
THU 9 14:00 17:00 SENIORS PAIRS Session 2
20:00 23:00 MULTIPLE TEAMS single session
FRI 10 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)
SAT 11 14:00 17:00 SWISS PAIRS Session 3 (3 x 8 board matches)
20:00 23:00 SWISS TEAMS Session 1 (3 x 8 board matches)
SUN 12 10:30 12:30 SWISS TEAMS Session 2 (2 x 8 board matches)
13:30 15:30 SWISS TEAMS Session 3 (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
Whole Congress £122
Whole Congress excluding Senior event £100
Championship (Open) Pairs £12
Senior Pairs £28
Mixed/Open Pairs £12
Multiple Teams £12
Swiss Pairs £39
Swiss Teams £39
Both Swiss events £72
All non-Swiss events £50
Entry fees are per player and should be made in advance.
Closing date for entries is 3rd May 2024

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 2024 will be Westhill Country Hotel

The room rates for 2024 will be as follows:

Superior single
£113 per room per night to include dinner, bed & breakfast

Standard twin/double
£176 per room per night to include dinner, bed & breakfast

Double room for sole use
£140 per room per night to include dinner, bed & breakfast

Supplements: Pool & Garden View - single rooms £7 per day; double/twin rooms £10 per day

Deposit: A non-refundable deposit of £30 per person per day is required to confirm a reservation payable by Maestro, Delta, Visa or MasterCard. Please also see Cancellation Note below.

Cancellation Policy: Guests vacating accommodation for any reason prior to their date of departure will be
charged for accommodation unused. Cancellations received less than 1 month prior to arrival date will
be subject to the following: 28-15 days 45% / 14-8 days 60% / 7- day of arrival 100% of total charges.

Find a partner/team mates

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