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Many of our general events and activities are open to non-members, so do get in touch if you would like to attend. If no other contact details are given, please get in touch.

 


Council Meeting

Date: 3rd September 2019

Members: please send questions and comments you feel should be addressed to one of the Council members listed on the home page of the website.


 

Drama Workshop

Date: Saturday 7th September 2019

Time: 11am – 4pm

Venue: The Helios Centre. 116 Judd Street, London.

Price: £15

Bring your own food. Send Martin Cort scripts 2 weeks before. .


AGM and Visit to The House of Lords SOLD OUT

AGM, to be followed by tea and tour, hosted by Baroness Floella Benjamin.

Date: 9th September 2019

Venue: The House of Lords

Entrance by ticket only. Only limited numbers available.
Note: There will be strict security measures in place. Please arrive early. Full details in the Summer issue of The Woman Writer

Members: please send questions and comments you feel should be addressed to one of the Council members listed on the home page of the website.

AGM: 2pm. Free to all members.

Tea and tour: 3pm – 5.30pm.  Price:£28.50. Non-members: £30


New South West Region Group meeting

Inaugural informal meeting.

Date: 9th October 2019

Venue: Exeter 3-4.30pm

See Regional Groups page for more information


 

Southern region Anniversary Meeting

Date: Wednesday 16th October 2019

Time: 12 noon – 4pm

Venue: Chichester Yacht Club, Birdham Road, PO20 7EJ

Two course lunch:
Main course – chicken and mushroom pie, mushroom stroganoff or fish pie.
Dessert – Apple pie, fruit crumble or bread and butter pudding.

Price: £25.00 to include coffee and mints.

Guest speaker: Ginny Vere Nicoll. ‘The Importance of Location’

Hosted by: the Southern Regional Group but open to all members and guests.

Full details on our facebook page, and to follow in the Summer issue of The Woman Writer.

Download Booking Form


 

Poetry Day   CHANGE OF DATE

A chance for the Society’s poets to meet, chat, share their poems in progress and work on new ones.

Date: 24th October 2019

Time: 11am – 4pm

Venue: Lawrence Robson Room, National Liberal Club, Whitehall Place.

Workshop led by: Dorothy Pope

Price: £15, to include tea and biscuits

Booking form in the Summer issue of The Woman Writer. Please bring a packed lunch, one poem of your own to share for criticism and one famous poem you think others would like to know (15 copies of each poem if possible).

No coffee or perfume in the room please.


 

Christmas tea

Date: 5th December 2019

Venue: National Liberal Club, 1 Whitehall Place, London, SW1A 2HE

Guest speaker: Jackie Malton, former senior detective in the Metropolitan Police and now TV script consultant for crime documentaries and drama series, including Cracker and The Bill.

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Council Meeting

Date: 13th January 2020

Members: please send questions and comments you feel should be addressed to one of the Council members listed on the home page of the website.


Council Meeting

Date: 2nd March 2020

Members: please send questions and comments you feel should be addressed to one of the Council members listed on the home page of the website.


Spring Prize-giving tea

Date: 19th March 2020


Council Meeting

Date: 8th June 2020

Members: please send questions and comments you feel should be addressed to one of the Council members listed on the home page of the website.


Summer Gathering and AGM

Date: 25th June 2020


Council Meeting

Date: 7th September 2020

Members: please send questions and comments you feel should be addressed to one of the Council members listed on the home page of the website.


Autumn Lunch

Date: 24th September 2020


Council Meeting

Date: 23rd November 2020

Members: please send questions and comments you feel should be addressed to one of the Council members listed on the home page of the website.


Christmas tea

Date: 3rd December 2020

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