The society was founded to enable writers to meet, discuss issues of mutual interest and enjoy activities together. Two parties are held each year, at Christmas and in the early summer. There is an annual literary quiz with prizes.
In addition to these a programme of activities is issued each term. The programme normally consists of a mix of 'Drinks and Digressions' - social events at members' homes with drink and light food provided, 'Topical Suppers' at a pub, with an after-supper speaker, 'Cultural Capers' - trips to National Trust or other interesting properties and theatre visits.
The summer is usually left
free but two or three years ago there was an impromptu punting trip
which has since been repeated by popular demand.
are generally for members only) are free, although a charge is made
for the Christmas and summer parties, and members buy their own
suppers and any drinks at the pub. Non National Trust Members pay
entry fees and people arrange their own transport, although often
arranging to share lifts. Group rates are normally negotiated for
If you are interested in joining, please click here.
If you are already a member, click here
(or on the image above) in order view the current programme
of events. Then enter your username and password - all in lower
If your have forgotten your username and password send an email to or ask any member of the committee.