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Geographical Summary

Nation Country Region Areas Groups
Totals: 2 6 13 142 97
UK England East Anglia 3 3
London 20 6
Midlands 15 17
North 20 19
North West 13 20
South East 17 19
South West 11 9
Scotland Central Scotland 12
Highlands & Islands 4
Wales Wales 6 4
Northern Ireland Northern Ireland 1
Channel Islands Channel Islands 2
Canada Canada Canada 18
Region Area Groups
Totals: 8 51 97
Wales CF Cardiff 1
SA Swansea 3
East Anglia NR Norwich 3
London CR Croydon 3
KT Kingston-upon-Thames 1
UB Southall 1
W London, West 1
Midlands B Birmingham 1
CV Coventry 2
GL Gloucester 3
LE Leicester 2
MK Milton Keynes 1
NN Northampton 2
PE Peterborough 1
TF Telford 2
WR Worcester 1
WV Wolverhampton 2
North CA Carlisle 2
DE Derby 5
HD Huddersfield 1
HX Halifax 1
LS Leeds 2
NE Newcastle-upon-Tyne 5
NG Nottingham 1
SR Sunderland 1
YO York 1
North West BB Blackburn 1
CH Chester 1
L Liverpool 3
M Manchester 6
OL Oldham 3
SK Stockport 3
WA Warrington 1
WN Wigan 2
South East AL St Albans 1
BN Brighton 1
CM Chelmsford 2
CT Canterbury 1
GU Guildford 4
PO Portsmouth 1
RG Reading 2
SG Stevenage 1
SO Southampton 1
TN Tonbridge 5
South West BA Bath 1
BS Bristol 1
DT Dorchester 2
EX Exeter 1
PL Plymouth 1
TA Taunton 2
TR Truro 1
UK Areas
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Groups in Midlands Region (17)

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Group Name Area Region
Bold Writers B Midlands
The Writers' Hub CV Midlands
Bardstown Writers' Group CV Midlands
Wotton Writers' Group GL Midlands
Somewhere Else Writers GL Midlands
Cheltenham Writers' Circle GL Midlands
Vaughan Writers LE Midlands
Hinckley Scribblers LE Midlands
Chiltern Writers MK Midlands
Northampton Writers Group NN Midlands
Northants Writers' Ink NN Midlands
Peterborough Writers' Circle PE Midlands
Newport Writers' Circle TF Midlands
Wrekin Writers TF Midlands
Worcester Writers' Circle WR Midlands
Wombourne Writers WV Midlands
Castlecroft Writers WV Midlands
Bold Writers
Contact: Yvonne Higgins
E-mail: boldwriters@hotmail.co.uk
Website: airedalewriters.btck.co.uk
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
Cheltenham Writers' Circle
Contact: Phil Jones
Phone: 01242 656549
E-mail: phil.jones@pljjfj.plus.com
Website: cheltenhamwriterscircle.wordpress.com
Vaughan Writers
Contact: Wendy Edmond
Address: West End Barn, 7A Church Road, Egleton, Oakham, Rutland
Postcode: LE15 8AD
Phone: 01572 759247
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.
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.
Northampton Writers Group
Contact: Nick Hamlyn
Address: 19 Kingswell Road, Kingsthorp, Northampton
Postcode: NN2 6QB
Phone: 01604 715163
E-mail: piedmusic@gmail.com
Website: northamptonwriters.org.uk
Northants Writers' Ink
Contact: Michael Richards
Address: 47 Queensway, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Postcode: NN8 3RE
E-mail: northantswritersink@outlook.com
Website: northantswritersink.net
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
Wrekin Writers
E-mail: wrekinwriters@googlemail.com
Website: wrekinwriters.wordpress.com
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.
Worcester Writers' Circle
Website: worcesterwriters.org.uk
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.
Castlecroft Writers
Contact: Emma Finlayson-Palmer
Phone: 01902 763418,07990 510 320
E-mail: ejpalmer22@btinternet.com
Website: castlecroftwriters.blogspot.co.uk
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