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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.

 


 

Special lunch to mark the Society’s 125th Anniversary

Date: 2nd May 2019

Venue: Stationers' Hall, Ave Maria Lane, London, EC4M 7DD

Speaker: Bestselling novelist Kate Mosse

Drinks reception; three course lunch; display of SWWJ past, present and future; book sale; goody bags; raffle.

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Wye Valley Asparagus (Bavarois, Poached Duck Egg Dressing)
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Breast of Chicken (Braised Hispi Cabbage, Potato Fondant, Wild Garlic Mushrooms, Broad Beans)
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Chocolate & Cherries (Chocolate Mousse, Cherry Jam, Almond sponge)
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Wine or Juice – Coffee and Petit Fours

VEGETARIAN MENU

Heirloom Tomatoes (Goats Curd, Tomato Jelly, Basil Shoots)
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Roasted Stuffed Piedmont Pepper (Ratatouille, Halloumi, Basil, Polenta)
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Dessert and drinks as main menu


Council Meeting

Date: 10th June 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.


 

A Visit to Chawton House, Hampshire

Date: 3rd July 2019

Explore the house and its many treasures, including Jane Austen heirlooms and an extensive collection of early women’s writing up to 1830. Price £16.50 to include welcome refreshments and guided tour. Full details in the Spring issue of The Woman Writer.


Council Meeting and AGM

Date: 9th 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.

The AGM will be held in the Lawrence Robson Room at the National Liberal Club at 3pm. Tea and biscuits provided. All members welcome.


 

Poetry Day

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

Date: 17th 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

Bring your own lunch. Booking details not yet available. .


 

An Autumn Visit to The House of Lords

Hosted by our President, Baroness Floella Benjamin.

Date: Date and details to follow


 

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


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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