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

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

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

WES Pen Repair Classes 2020-2021

These are for WES members. Read on for some history, the objective and content and getting ready to restart now that a Covid vaccine is underway. The first Face-to Face (F2F) WES Pen Repair Class

WES Pen Repair Classes 2020-2021

The Covid Virus lockdown came in just as our 2019/20 Class series was in its closing stages. It looks as though Face-to-Face classes will start again next year. If you want to be part of them,

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.

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

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 subject to the privacy rules laid down by the General Data Protection Rules, 2018 along with information relevant to the Society's aims that is only available to members.

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