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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 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.


 

Murder at the Grand Raj Palace

An Evening with Vaseem Khan, author of the Baby Ganesh Detective Agency novels.

Date: Monday 22nd July 2019

Time: 6pm – 8pm

Venue: The Lounge at Grant Thornton, 30 Finsbury Square, close to Moorgate, Liverpool Street and Old Street tube stations.

Tickets: £10. Refreshments included. Open to all.

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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

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

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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.

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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

Full booking details , plus what to bring with you, will appear in the Summer issue of The Woman Writer. .


 

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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