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.
  • Access to Webinars run by the Society.
  • Access to the ever popular repair courses run by the Society.

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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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London Spring Pen Show, UK

The Spring London International Pen Show will be held on Sunday 25th July 2021 at Novotel London West, 1 Shortlands, Hammersmith, London, W6 8DR. Doors open at 10am and the show closes at 4pm. More

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Newcastle Pen Show, UK

The Newcastle Pen Show will be held on Sunday 5th September 2021 at the Village Hotel, Cobalt Business Park, West Allotment, Newcastle, NE27 0BY. Doors open at 10am and the show closes at 4pm. More

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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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Christmas Message from WES Chairman

My friends and colleagues I offer you my sincere apologies for once again letting you down. I am currently not healthy enough to produce a Christmas bumper edition of the Journal, however we are

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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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