Category Archives: News

Pens Annual Outing – 2017

The Canals of Birmingham A sunny day helped to give everyone a very sunny disposition for the outing. All 12 of us arrived well in time for our outing from Brindley Place. Although we are all from the area and … Continue reading

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Sutton Coldfield Art Trail 2017

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Pens Meeting Report 20 June 2017

Stories that make your hair curl seemed to be the order of the day today! Due to circumstances outside control, the planned workshop on poetry was postponed but, being prewarned, members bought yet another tranche of wonderful writings. We were … Continue reading

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National Poetry Competition

National Poetry Competition – Someone has to win it, Why not you ! Click the image to go to the site  

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Have you seen this feature?

Hi, as a group, Pens of Erdington has many aims, one of which is to offer help and ideas to members, followers and readers alike. We have noticed that although we offer a range of articles from other authors and … Continue reading

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Important decsions to be made

Hello to all Pens people, but not forgetting all other interested followers. We would like to make a strong appeal for everyone who can make the next Pens meeting to do so as we have very important things to discuss … Continue reading

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Important Announcement from ‘Pens or Erdington’

You may be aware of the changes that are happening in the Birmingham Library Services in recent months, unfortunately, these are also effecting the Library of Erdington where Pens currently meet. ♦   Although not all the plans are known yet, … Continue reading

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Pens Meeting Report 01 March 2017

When Pens members are asked to ‘bring it’, boy oh boy, do they bring it and ‘then some’! With autobiography as the general theme for this meeting, how wonderful it was to hear so many lives being put into words … Continue reading

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Writing an Autobiography PowerPoint slides

As promised, this is the wonderful presentation produced by Dr Val Inchley for her mini workshop on the topic at our recent Pens meeting. Although missing the most eloquent dialogue and discussion, it holds a comprehensive collection of information in … Continue reading

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Pens Meeting Report 15 February 2017

Well, what a fantastic and educational meeting this was! Welcoming new members, some coincidentally interested in autobiography, we were all treated to Dr Val Inchley giving us an informative and thought provoking presentation on writing, from her own extensive experience, … Continue reading

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