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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 West Region (10)

Click on the group names for more details.

Group Name Area Region
Brasserie Writers BA South West
Bookshop Writers BS South West
Off The Cuff DT South West
Weymouth & Portland U3A DT South West
Chalkstream Writers DT South West
Twyford Writers EX South West
Ocean City Writers PL South West
Writers in Somerset TA South West
Taunton Library Writing Group TA South West
Truro Creative Writers' Group TR South West
Brasserie Writers
Contact: Nina MacPherson
E-mail: ninamacphee@googlemail.com
Website: www.thewritetarget.com
Notes:

Brasserie Writers – small group of writers – two of whom have an MA in Creative Writing. A third member has been published widely.

We are looking for a new member. If you have an MA in Creative Writing or are published please contact us. With thanks Nina.

Bookshop Writers
Contact: Jenny Bradley
E-mail: jennifer.bradley@hotmail.com
Off The Cuff
Contact: Peter Ruffell
Weymouth & Portland U3A
Contact: Antonia Nevill
Address: 11A Budmouth Avenue, Weymouth, Dorset
Postcode: DT3 6JW
Phone: 01305-832232
E-mail: peterantonia.nevill@gmail.com
Chalkstream Writers
Contact: Jennifer Hunt
Address: 6 Penn Hill View, Stratton, Dorchester, Dorset
Postcode: DT2 9WF
Phone: 01305 268875
E-mail: jennifer@seashed.co.uk
Twyford Writers
Contact: Liz Chadwick
E-mail: twyfordwriters@yahoo.co.uk
Ocean City Writers
Contact: Lesley Lees
Address: 20 Holyrood Place, The Hoe, Plymouth, Devon
Postcode: PL1 2QB
Phone: 01752 516317,0770 801 802
E-mail: leesley@hotmail.co.uk
Website: www.facebook.com/oceancitywritersuk
Writers in Somerset
Contact: Dave Lake
E-mail: dave66jen@talktalk.net
Taunton Library Writing Group
Contact: Zoe Ainsworth-Grigg
Website: zoeainsworthgriggbooks.com
Truro Creative Writers' Group
Contact: Alan Murton
Address: 17 Carriage Paec, Goonhavern, Truro
Postcode: TR4 9QW
E-mail: alan.murton@btinternet.com
Website: trurocwg.wordpress.com
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