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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1818 Auctioneers gain the WES Quality Mark

The Society is pleased to announce that 1818 Auctions has been through the WES Quality Mark training and has been awarded the WES Quality Mark for Auctions. This means that members can both sell and

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2021 UK Pen Show Dates Released

UK Pen Shows have released provisional dates for the 2021 run of pen shows. Sadly the 2021 Northern show has now been cancelled. Some dates have been changed from their traditional ones but the

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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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