For those of you interested in joining a Book or Writers Group here are a few in the Harlow Area.....
THE INN SCRIBERS
Meet: Fortnightly on a Tuesday evening 7.30pm
Venue: Moot House, The Stow, Harlow
Contact Details: Lesley James 01279 438486
Info: This writer's group was formed in 1997.Reading, writing, poetry, producing anthologies, plays lectures, workshops and social events. Writers from the Harlow area, would-be writers, and might-be-writers, are most welcome to join the Inn Scribers.For more details contact the Secretary, Lesley James
THE STORTFORD SCRIBBLERS
Meet: Every other Thursday at 8pm
Venue: Apton Road Day Centre, Bishop's Stortford.
Contact Details: Lesley email@example.com
Info: This group is based in Bishop's Stortford. It has about 15 members but usually only 6-10 of them get together at any one time. The group welcomes short story writers, novelists, and fiction writers of any genre. The first meeting is free for new members.
HERTFORD WRITER'S CIRCLE
Meet: Third or fourth Wednesday of each month, 8.00pm - 10.00pm
Venue: Upstairs at The Bengeo Club, Bengeo Street, Hertford
Contact Details: Kate Miller 01992 505529 firstname.lastname@example.org
Info: Meet regularly to improve creative writing and network.
£2 per session
Meet: 1st Friday in the month 8pm
Venue: Garden room, Ware priory
Contact Details: David Perman 01920 467868
Info: Poetry evenings, Guest poets, Fees £3/£1.50
WOMEN'S NETWORK READING GROUP
Meet: 3rd Tuesday of month, 7pm – 8.30pm
Venue: MarkHall Library, The Stow, Harlow
Contact: Pauline Bruce 01279 300585
Meet: Monthly 2.30 – 4.00pm
Venue: St Johns Art & Recreation Centre, Market Street, Old Harlow
Contact: 01279 442447
HARLOW READING GROUP
Meet: Various Tuesdays – once a month at 2.30pm
Venue: Member's homes
Contact: Alan Stevens (Service Development Officer, Harlow Library) 01279 413772email:email@example.com
HARLOW THURSDAY BOOKTALK CLUB
Meet: Every four weeks, Thursday evenings at 7.15pm
Venue: Harlow Central Library
Contact: Harlow Central Library
Info: This group has been meeting for just over 1 year now.They are a mixed group – men and women, all ages and with very different reading tastes.The love of books and reading and talking about books and reading is what brings them together.
TYE GREEN BOOKTALK GROUP
Meet: Last Tuesday in the month, 3.30pm
Venue: Tye Green Library, Tilegate Road, Harlow CM18 6LU
Contact: Sue Cholerton (Tye Green Library Manager) 01279425002
Info: New members welcome
ARC READING GROUP
Meet: Monthly, Thursday, 2.30pm
Venue: St John's Arts and Recreation Centre, Market Street, Old Harlow
Contact: Viv Goodfellow (Old Harlow Library Manager)01279 433170
Info: This is a very mixed group of men and women and all ages.They have been meeting regularly since December 1997 and read a great variety of books.
(ABC reading group are not looking for new members, but enquiries would be welcome)
Meet: 3rd Tuesday in the month from 7pm
Venue: Mark Hall Library, The Stow, Harlow
Contact: Pauline 01279 300585
Details: The library provides the premises and books. The group reads Modern Fiction, Memoirs, Biographies and Poetry.The next books will be selected from the Orange Prize list.
AUDIO BOOK GROUP FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED
Meet:Tuesday Morning 11am – 12.30pm
Venue:Mark Hall Library, The Stow, Harlow
Contact:Pauline 01279 300585
Details:This group have funding for door to door transport