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Geographical Summary

Nation Country Region Areas Groups
Totals: 2 6 13 142 96
UK England East Anglia 3 3
London 20 6
Midlands 15 18
North 20 18
North West 13 20
South East 17 18
South West 11 10
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 52 96
Wales CF Cardiff 1
SA Swansea 2
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
DY Dudley 1
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 1
NE Newcastle-upon-Tyne 5
NG Nottingham 1
SR Sunderland 1
YO York 1
North West BB Blackburn 1
CH Chester 1
L Liverpool 4
M Manchester 6
OL Oldham 2
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 4
South West BA Bath 1
BS Bristol 1
DT Dorchester 3
EX Exeter 1
PL Plymouth 1
TA Taunton 2
TR Truro 1
UK Areas
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Groups Listing

Groups in South East Region (18)

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Group Name Area Region
Verulam Writers' Circle AL South East
West Sussex Writers' Club BN South East
Harlow Writers' Workshop CM South East
The Inn Scribers CM South East
Inspirations Writers' Group CT South East
Guildford Writers GU South East
The Fellowship of the Pen GU South East
Woking Writers' Circle GU South East
The Poetry Box Club GU South East
Writing Buddies PO South East
Thames Valley Writers' Circle RG South East
Basingstoke Writers' Circle RG South East
Hertford Writers' Circle SG South East
Jubilee Writers SO South East
Hastings Writers' Group TN South East
Tenterden Writers TN South East
Uckfield & District Writers Club TN South East
Hawkhurst U3A TN South East
Verulam Writers' Circle
Contact: John Spencer
Website: verulamwriterscircle.org.uk
West Sussex Writers' Club
Contact: Ian Black
Website: www.westsussexwriters.co.uk
Harlow Writers' Workshop
Contact: Anne Neuhaus
Website: www.harlowwritersworkshop.com
The Inn Scribers
Contact: Lesley James
Website: www.lesleymjames.talktalk.net
Inspirations Writers' Group
Contact: Carol Salter
Phone: 01843 823785
E-mail: carolmsalter@gmail.com
Guildford Writers
Contact: Jennifer Margrave
Phone: 01483-562722
E-mail: margravejen@gmail.com
Website: guildfordwriters.net
Notes: We meet fortnightly at Guildford Institute.
The Fellowship of the Pen
Contact: Derek Keen
Woking Writers' Circle
Contact: Dermot Hoare
Address: Lanreath, 1 Delta Road, Chobham, Surrey
Postcode: GU24 8PY
Phone: 01276-858284
E-mail: dermot.hoare@btinternet.com
Website: wokingwriters.wordpress.com
Notes: Meetings at the Strollers Drop-in Centre, Goldsworth Park on the third Thursday of the month from 7.30 to 10.30.
The Poetry Box Club
Contact: Merlynda Robinson
Address: Merlynda's Studio, 2 Downview, Nyewood, Petersfield, Hampshire
Postcode: GU31 5JA
Phone: 01703 821030
E-mail: fairytalerhymes@aol.com
Website: thepoetrybox.co.uk
Writing Buddies
Contact: Penny Legg
E-mail: penny@pennylegg.com
Website: pennyleggswritingbuddies.blogspot.co.uk
Thames Valley Writers' Circle
Contact: Sally Johnson
Website: thamesvalleywriterscircle.org
Basingstoke Writers' Circle
Contact: Joan Sullivan
Phone: 01256 326453
E-mail: joanalma@yahoo.co.uk
Website: basingstokewriters.webs.com
Hertford Writers' Circle
Contact: Kate Miller
Website: www.hertfordwriterscircle.org
Jubilee Writers
Contact: Roger Kingman
Hastings Writers' Group
Contact: Amanda Giles
Address: 8 Sovereign Close, Hastings, East Sussex
Postcode: TN34 2UB
Phone: 01424 442707,0774 864 8487
E-mail: membership.hwg@gmail.com
Website: hastingswriters.co.uk
Notes: Amanda Giles can also be contacted via aloeamanda@sky.com.
Tenterden Writers
Contact: Ken Baker
E-mail: k.baker84@btinternet.com
Website: tenterdenwriters.wix.com/write
Uckfield & District Writers Club
Contact: Jane Shepherd
Hawkhurst U3A
Contact: Ruth McChesney
Website: hawkhurstu3a.org.uk
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