For those of you interested in joining a book reading or writers group here are a few in the Harlow and surrounding area… Currently updating this information.
Harlow Writers’ Workshop
Meet: Every Thursday morning from 10-12 noon.
Venue: Moot House, The Stow, Harlow, CM20 3AG
Contact details: The Secretary, Harlow Writers’ Workshop, c/o Moot House, The Stow, Harlow, CM20 3AG
Email: anne.neuhaus(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)ntlworld.com Tel: 01279-321665
or: Adrienne Tinn shine(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)adriennetinn.me.uk Tel: 01279-723948
Info: This prize-winning group has been going for over 20 years. They read and make helpful criticism of each other’s work – poetry, stories, articles and novels. They give presentations to the public and are taking part in the Harlow Festival this year.
Inkwells Christian Writers Group
Meet: 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7.30pm
Venue: The Salvation Army Centre, Tendring Road, Harlow
Contact Details: 01279 441581
The Inn Scribers
Meet: Fortnightly on a Tuesday evening 7.30pm
Venue: Moot House, The Stow, Harlow
Contact Details: Lesley James 01279 438486
Email:lesleymjames(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)talktalk.net
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 8 pm
Venue: Apton Road Day Centre, Bishop’s Stortford.
Contact Details: Lesley – leo.applecroft(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)freeserve.co.uk
Meet: 8 pm on1st Friday in the month, except August (no meeting) & December, second Friday.
Venue: Ware Arts Centre, Kibes Lane, Ware. Email: jandsgodfrey(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)mypostoffice.co.uk">jandsgodfrey(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)mypostoffice.co.uk
Info: Poetry evenings, Guest poets, Readings from floor. Fees £4/£2.50
Frances Wilson (01992 503147)
John Godfrey (01462 431098)
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: ly.tran(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)essexcc.gov.uk
Harlow Booktalk Group
Meet: First Tuesday of the month 2.30 pm – 3.30 pm
Next event 2nd October 2018
Venue: Harlow Central Library
Contact: Harlow Central Library
Info: This is 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 Club
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
Mark Hall Reading Group
Meet: Every third Tuesday of the month 2 pm – 3 pm
Next event 16th October 2018
Venue: Mark Hall Library (Stow)
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.