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In Memoriam

Sadly, yesterday (24th September 2020), we learned of the passing of one of our founder members, the inimitable George Evans. A prolific writer, author of How To Be A Happy Old Man, along with many books about his beloved Wellington, he helped make Wrekin Writers what it is today. The Shropshire Star paid tribute to him here.

He was definitely one of the happiest people we’ve ever encountered.

He will always be remembered for his regular walks to the summit of his favourite hill, The Wrekin, his advocacy of the Wellington Peace Garden, and for promoting the white poppy of peace. Next time any of us are up The Wrekin, George, we’ll raise a glass to you.

Cheers, George.

George bashing a bongo


Our next meeting takes place on:

Next (Virtual) Meeting:   – Check Emails for Log In Information

Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, and Government instructions not to have any social gatherings, all Wrekin Writers meetings are cancelled until further notice.

Members: To ensure you are kept in touch, please ensure that we have your up-to-date email address. If you are not getting emails from us, please email us using wrekinwriters[at]gmail.com


Chairman’s Challenge set for October meeting:

100 words, or 10 poetic lines, inspired by the works of Stephen King or Ronnie Barker (both of whom were born in September).


Pre-meeting 9.00am until 10.00am (general chatter, sharing writing problems)

MAIN MEETING 10.00am until 12 NOON

Tea/coffee break about 11-ish – please bring your own mug!

Planned Workshop/Meeting Activity: TBA


(Our Chairman’s Challenge is a small writing task set each month, for members to tackle – if they wish. For more information about how to take part – click here.)

Wrekin Writers in action! Er ... writing!

Wrekin Writers in action! Er … writing!



2020 Meeting Dates

January 18th

February 15th

March 21st

April 18th – Virtual!

May 16th – Virtual!

June 20th – Virtual!

July 18th – Virtual!

August 15th – Virtual!

September 19th – Virtual!

October 17th

November 21st

December 12th