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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.

 


A Journalist in The Digital Age

A talk by Sunday Times Chief Reporter Jonathan Ungoed-Thomas.

Venue: Grant Thornton, 30 Finsbury Square, London EC2P 2YU

Date & Time: 4th March, 2019, 4:30 - 6:30pm

Cost: Tickets £12.50. Wine and canapes included.

Apologies for the late inclusion of this event, which has been extensively advertised through our social media pages.

More details/Link to buy tickets


Council Meeting

Date: 4th March 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

Members' plays, sketches, monologues etc read by guest actors and critiqued by the audience.

Venue: The Helios Centre, 16 Judd Street, London, WC1H 9NS

Date: 9th March, 2019

Cost: £15 per person. Tea and coffee provided, but bring a packed lunch.

Plays to be included must be submitted in advance. Details from Martin Cort.


 

London Book Fair

Date: 12th March 2019

If you are visiting the LBF this year, look out for some of our members dressed as Suffragettes! Come and say hello, take a selfie and share on twitter with the hashtag #swwj125.


 

Spring Tea Prizegiving

Date: 20th March 2019

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

GUEST SPEAKER: novelist Elaine Everest

Trophy and cash prize presentations, a chance to hear some of the prizewinning competition entries from the past year and meet the judges.

Non-members and guests welcome.

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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.

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Council Meeting

Date: 17th 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.


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 in the afternoon, after the Council meeting. All members welcome.


 

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


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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