Ashby Writers

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This is the website for Ashby Writers' Club in which Writers from the area of Ashby de la Zouch discuss their writing, hold writing competitions and entertain guest speakers.


Ashby Writers’ Committee


Chair: Mark Taylor

Vice-chair: Kate Mainder

Secretary: Diane Buxton

Treasurer: Samantha Ridgway

Assistant Treasurer: Helen Bralesford

Programme secretary: David Bell

Members’ Representatives: Mike Arblaster


Programme 2019


8th Jan manuscript meeting – members’ own work


22nd Jan Wendy Freer “A Step on the Ladder” (and other films)


12th Feb comp: poem up to 30 lines, on a theme of “Folly”


26th Feb Annual General Meeting


12th Mar manuscript meeting – members’ own work


26th Mar tba


9th Apr manuscript meeting – members’ own work


23rd Apr speaker: Ann Featherston: “Storm in a Teacup.” The Picadilly Circus waitress’s

strike of 1908


14th May manuscript meeting – members’ own work


28th May speaker: Erin Green (aka Bernadette O’Dwyer). Writer of “women’s fiction.”

(what was once called romantic fiction, but Headline have renamed it).


11th June manuscript meeting – members’ own work


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Meetings second and fourth Tuesday of each month, unless otherwise specified 7.30pm-9.30pm at Congregational Church, Kilwardby St, Ashby LE65 2FQ.

See 'Location'  tab in menu for how to find us.


Membership £10 per annum

Visitors are welcome at a nominal fee of £4 per speaker meeting, £3 per comp/manuscript meeting (includes coffee or tea)