Angeline Wheeler

2016 Retreat – Cynghordy

For our 2016 retreat we headed down the beautiful Heart of Wales railway line to the isolated hamlet of Cynghordy.

Wrekin Writers on retreat at the Cynghordy Estate, Cynghordy, Ca

Our first meal in our new retreat!

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2015 December Meeting – Making Our Own Artist/Note Book

Suki White gave us a brilliant workshop at our December meeting showing up the various different Artists’ Books that she’s bought and made, and then gave us a demonstration on how to make our own. Cue the Blue Peter bit of lots of Pritt Sticks, cut out magazine photos, plain white paper … and a lot of imagination!

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2011 October Workshops – Lynne Hackles

In 2011, prolific writer Lynne Hackles ran two workshops for us. Lynne writes short stories, articles (many for the writing magazines) books, and has done a little bit of ghostwriting, as we found out!

Darren introduces our guest speaker - Lynne!

Darren introduces our guest speaker – Lynne!

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2010 Shrewsbury

For our August meeting, we went travelling again, this time to Shrewsbury, to the venue of the Shropshire Wildlife Trust, which was adjacent to Shrewsbury Abbey, where our one-time President, Edith Pargeter, set her Brother Cadfael novels.

Shrewsbury Abbey, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Shrewsbury Abbey, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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2010 Drumming Workshop

After having so much fun with a drumming workshop back in 2006, we decided it was time to bang those bongos one more time!

Beverley

Beverley

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2009 – October Workshop with Nick Fletcher

Our 2009 October Workshops were facilitated by local writer, Nick Fletcher, who’s written over 30,000 articles and several books.

A packed Wellington Town Council Chamber, as we listen to Nick.

A packed Wellington Town Council Chamber, as we listen to Nick.

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2009 – Attingham Park Visit

In 2009 we held out meeting in the National Trust’s Attingham Park, near Shrewsbury, and in the afternoon had a guided tour of this large country house, with its fascinating history.

Meeting in progress!

Meeting in progress!

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