Welcome to the Writing Equipment Society

Member Benefits at a Glance

  • Three full colour journals every year packed with really informative articles on all types of writing equipment and related items.
  • Regular email newsletters containing items of interest to members, details of forthcoming events, member offers and more.
  • Forum for trading between members.
  • Access to the Society’s vast library of documents relating to all types of writing equipment and related items.
  • Source of writing equipment repair and sale providers.
  • Free entry to pen shows arranged by UK Pen Shows (subject to availability).
  • Access to Webinars run by the Society.
  • Access to the ever popular repair courses run by the Society.
  • Access to the Eugenio Project if required.

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Eugenio Project

WES has been aware over the years of the difficulties that both WES members and families of past members have had in finding a new home for a much loved collection of writing equipment. The ‘Disposing of Your Collection’ booklet was a first step but Council is taking us further with a new service called ‘The Eugenio Project

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Next Event

Birmingham International Pen Show, UK

23 June 2024

The Birmingham International Pen Show will be held on Sunday 23rd June 2024 at Birmingham Conference & Events Centre, Hill Street, Birmingham, B5 4EW. Doors open at 10am and the show closes at

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Latest News

WES Launch Charity Calendar

6 October 2023

WES are pleased to announce the launch of our own charity calendar. This is now available to pre-order with all sale proceeds being donated to the Soldiers’, Sailors’ & Airmens’ Families

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2024 UK Pen Show Dates Released

21 September 2023

UK Pen Shows are releasing dates for the 2024 run of pen shows. The current line-up is as follows: London Spring 3rd March 2024 Northern 28th April 2024 Birmingham 23rd June 2024 Newcastle 1st

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