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Geographical Summary

Nation Country Region Areas Groups
Totals: 2 6 13 142 82
UK England East Anglia 3 2
London 20 4
Midlands 15 16
North 20 14
North West 13 20
South East 17 19
South West 11 4
Scotland Central Scotland 12
Highlands & Islands 4
Wales Wales 6 3
Northern Ireland Northern Ireland 1
Channel Islands Channel Islands 2
Canada Canada Canada 18
Region Area Groups
Totals: 8 46 82
Wales CF Cardiff 1
SA Swansea 2
East Anglia NR Norwich 2
London CR Croydon 2
UB Southall 1
W London, West 1
Midlands CV Coventry 2
GL Gloucester 2
HR Hereford 1
LE Leicester 3
MK Milton Keynes 1
NN Northampton 1
PE Peterborough 2
TF Telford 1
WR Worcester 1
WS Walsall 1
WV Wolverhampton 1
North CA Carlisle 2
DE Derby 4
HD Huddersfield 1
LS Leeds 1
NE Newcastle-upon-Tyne 4
SR Sunderland 1
YO York 1
North West BB Blackburn 1
CH Chester 1
L Liverpool 3
M Manchester 6
OL Oldham 2
SK Stockport 4
WA Warrington 1
WN Wigan 2
South East AL St Albans 1
BN Brighton 2
CM Chelmsford 2
CT Canterbury 1
GU Guildford 4
PO Portsmouth 1
RG Reading 2
SG Stevenage 1
SO Southampton 1
TN Tonbridge 4
South West BS Bristol 1
EX Exeter 1
TA Taunton 1
TR Truro 1
UK Areas
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Groups Listing

Groups in Midlands Region (16)

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Group Name Area Region
The Writers' Hub CV Midlands
Bardstown Writers' Group CV Midlands
Wotton Writers' Group GL Midlands
Somewhere Else Writers GL Midlands
Hay & District Writers' Circle HR Midlands
Vaughan Writers LE Midlands
Hinckley Scribblers LE Midlands
Kibworth Writer's Group LE Midlands
Chiltern Writers MK Midlands
Wrekin Writers NN Midlands
Gamlingay & District Writers' Group PE Midlands
Peterborough Writers' Circle PE Midlands
Newport Writers' Circle TF Midlands
Worcester Writers' Circle WR Midlands
Bold Writers WS Midlands
Wombourne Writers WV Midlands
The Writers' Hub
Contact: Jo Roberts
Address: 102 Oldham Avenue, Coventry
Postcode: CV2 5EU
Phone: 07762 576 752
E-mail: jo.j.roberts@talk21.com
Bardstown Writers' Group
Contact: Graham Roberts
Phone: 01789 294449,07913 386991
E-mail: bardstownwriters@gmail.com
Website: bardstownwriters.btck.co.uk
Wotton Writers' Group
Contact: Alan Shrimpton
E-mail: alan.shrimpton@btinternet.com
Website: wottonwriters.org.uk
Notes: We meet on the 1st Tuesday and 2nd Thursday of each month.
Somewhere Else Writers
Contact: Iris Lewis
Website: somewhere-else-writers.org
Hay & District Writers' Circle
Contact: Jean O'Donoghue
Address: 24 The Meadows, Hay on Wye
Postcode: HR3 5LF
Phone: 01497 822831
Vaughan Writers
Contact: Wendy Edmond
Address: Rose Cottage, Blaston Road, Slawston, Leicestershire
Postcode: LE16 7UD
Phone: 01858 555420
E-mail: wendyedmond@ymail.com
Notes: We meet on the second and fourth Wednesdays each month at The Belmont Hotel, New Walk/De Montfort Street, Leicester, from 6.30pm - 8.30pm. If anyone is interested in coming along to one of our meetings with a view to joining us, please contact Wendy Edmond.
Hinckley Scribblers
Contact: Carol Mogano
Address: Hinckley Library, Lancaster Road, Hinckley, Leicestershire
Postcode: LE10 2JD
Phone: 01455-635-680
E-mail: carolmogano@gmail.com
Notes: Group meets every Friday 10.30-12.30 at Hinckley Library.
Kibworth Writer's Group
Phone: 0777 078 7497
E-mail: maverickxlt@gmail.com
Chiltern Writers
Contact: Jan Halstead
E-mail: jan.sydhalstead@gmail.com
Website: chilternwriters.org
Notes: Meet every 2nd Thursday at 8pm in Wendover Library room, Buckinghamshire.
Wrekin Writers
E-mail: wrekinwriters@gmail.com
Website: wrekinwriters.co.uk
Notes: We are a large group of writers from all over Shropshire, with a diverse range of writing interests. We meet on the third Saturday of the month from 10am until 12 noon, at the Wrekin Housing Trust offices, just on the outskirts of Telford Town Centre.
Gamlingay & District Writers' Group
Contact: Tracey Dawson
E-mail: gamlingaywriters@gmail.com
Website: gamlingaywriters.weebly.com
Peterborough Writers' Circle
Contact: Tim Wilson
Address: 17 Juniper Crescent, Longthorpe, Peterborough
Postcode: PE3 9QY
Phone: 01733-262165
E-mail: timwilson898@gmail.com
Website: peterboroughwriterscircle.wordpress.com
Newport Writers' Circle
Contact: George Lavin
Worcester Writers' Circle
Website: worcesterwriters.org.uk
Bold Writers
Contact: Yvonne Higgins
E-mail: boldwriters@hotmail.co.uk
Website: boldwriters.wixsite.com/bold-writers
Wombourne Writers
Contact: Emma Finlayson-Palmer
Phone: 01902 763418,07990 510 320
E-mail: ejpalmer22@btinternet.com
Website: wombournewriters.blogspot.co.uk
Notes: We are also on twitter @wombournewriter and we have a Facebook page.
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