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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Birmingham International Pen Show, UK

The Birmingham International Pen Show will be held on Sunday 26th June 2022 at Birmingham Conference & Events Centre, Hill Street, Birmingham, B5 4EW. Doors open at 10am and the show closes at

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Exclusive to WES Queen's Platinum Jubilee Pen

WES is pleased to offer this Limited Edition Onoto Fountain Pen to its members to celebrate our Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. We have selected the same distinctive dark blue acrylic material as the

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2022 UK Pen Show Dates Released

UK Pen Shows have released dates for the 2022 run of pen shows. The current line-up is as follows: London Spring 6th March 2022 Northern 24th April 2022 Birmingham 26th June 2022 Newcastle 4th

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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


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