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Preston Community Hub Writer's Group

0208 9047270

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This is a group formed by the local library campaigners and run by local publisher and literary agent, Geraldine Cooke. We also have a number of literary events and readings throughout the year and are affliated to the Kilburn Literary Festival. Categories:fiction, non-fiction, poetry.

Pub Crawler

0746 995 7712

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Writing group for beginners on the Wirral. We meet at a different pub each Thursday at 7.30pm. We welcome 'drop in and out' people who are curious and want to have a go at writing. Experienced writers welcome . We have writing activities each week and are developing a page on website to ...

Quad Writing Circle

The Quad, Market Place, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 3AS, United Kingdom



We are a writing group of all abilities and styles who meet up the third Tuesday of the month between 7pm-9pm at the Quad in Derby City Centre's Market Place (opposite the Assembly Rooms). ...

Ramsgate Fiction Writing Group.

Red Lion Pub, 1, King Street, Ramsgate, Kent, CT11 8NN, United Kingdom


Informal gathering first Thursday of every month 8pm. Hosted by Sunday times best seller Katerina Diamond crime fiction author. A place to talk about all things writing. Flash fiction exercises. Help starting or finishing projects. Over 18 only. Upstairs in the red lion pub. £2 entry. ...

Raven Writing Group



Raven is for those who are interested in writing mysteries; whether historical, gothic or typically English crime. Having a curiosity towards the darker side of character psychology, or myths and legends is a bonus. It does not matter whether you are just starting out on your writing path, or are ...

Regent and Hinton Writers

01425 274804

Ripon Writers' Group

01765 607795

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Our friendly group meets once a fortnight and is always open to new members from the Ripon area and beyond. Whether your interest is in poetry or prose, novels, short stories, plays, wacky humour, a more analytical style of writing, or just listening for the time being, you're very welcome.

Sabah writers group



We meet once a month to read our writings or poems. Would like to exchange ideas on writing activities from other groups.

Salisbury Writing Circle

01722 410025

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The largest writing group in South Wiltshire with over 150 members, we meet once a month at Sarum College in the Cathedral Close for a mixture of workshopping, guest authors and the chance to meet other local writers. Sessions are run by Faber Academy tutor Tom Bromley and previous guest authors ...

SaveAs Writers


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Canterbury-based writing group, attracting members from the city and further afield. Monthly critiquing sessions of poetry & prose, long or short forms. We also run writing competitions, and have a strong presence at the annual Canterbury Festival.

Scarborough Writers' Circle

07939 637257

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Scarborough Writers' Circle has been going for over sixty years, and exists to share practical writing experience.

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