A little about us

Second, we aim to provide opportunities for collectors, whether they spend pence or pounds, to meet and correspond in an informal way and to provide a forum for the expression of members views and questions about writing related equipment. Approaching 500 writing equipment enthusiasts from no fewer than 35 countries around the world currently enjoy the wide range of benefits the Society provides members with and these benefits include: Three full colour journals every year packed with really informative articles on all types of writing equipment and related items. Regular email newsletters... Find out more


Newcastle Pen Show (UK)

The Newcastle Pen Show will be held at the Village Hotel, Cobalt Business Park, West Allotment, Newcastle, NE27 0BY on 15th September 2019.

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Tilburg Pen Show (Holland)

The Tilburg Pen Show will be held at the Tilburg Hotel de Druiventros, Bosscheweg 11, Berkel-Enschot, Holland on 28th September 2019.

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We're now on YouTube!

We now have a YouTube channel with videos you can watch! Head on over to the WES YouTube channel where we will post regular videos about writing ephemera.

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We're now on Instagram!

If you are on Instagram, go check out our new Instagram account where we post daily photos of pens and other writing ephemera on Instagram.com/writingequipmentsociety

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New WES website launched!

Welcome to the new Writing Equipment Society website! We hope you like the appearance of your new site and find it easy to use. The site now encompasses the membership database which is of course


WES on Instagram

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