Events at Alderney

Elisabeth Beresford’s Wombles are going on display in the world’s first exhibition using the author’s personal collection. The small Channel Island of Alderney is to pay tribute to the Wombles creator and author Elisabeth Beresford by creating the special exhibition which will celebrate the Wombles, her many other works, her life and her special connection … Read more

The grand opening of the world’s first ever Wombles exhibition will take place on Saturday, 30 June at 10.30am. A grand procession involving the community of Alderney will proceed up Victoria Street, the island’s main shopping area, and the festivities will include the following: Starting at 10.30am outside Jack’s Brasserie, at the bottom of Victoria … Read more

Author Neil Matthews will be reading extracts from his new book Journeys From Wimbledon Common, which includes a chapter on Alderney and an interview with Wombles creator Elisabeth Beresford, who made the island her home. The reading is at the Orangery of the Georgian House Hotel in Victoria Street, St Anne, at 3.30pm on Saturday 18 … Read more