The Mary Webb Society


Programme for 2017

2017 will beĀ  another special year for the society as we celebrate the centenary of both Gone to Earth and The Spring of Joy.These will be the themes for our events during the year. In addition to our usual planned events, there will be additional events in another special year for the society. We have […]

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Birthday Lunch 2017

Scheduled for Saturday, March 25, 2017, at Rushbury Village Hall

This year’s birthday lunch takes place on what would have been Mary Webb’s actual birthday. It’s not too often that the event happens on the actual day, but when it does, it makes it more of a celebration as well as our first event of the year. The setting for the event is Rushbury Village […]

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Alliance of Literary Societies A.G.M. Weekend

Scheduled for Friday, June 2, 2017, at Edinburgh, Napier University

The Mary Webb Society is affiliated to The Alliance of Literary Societies which holds its AGM in a different location each year hosted by a member society with the aim of promoting and increasing awareness of their particular writer. This year the event takes place over the weekend of 2nd-4th June at Napier University, Edinburgh […]

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Summer School 2017

Scheduled for Saturday, June 24, 2017, at The Edge Arts Centre, Farley Road, William Brookes School, Much Wenlock TF13 6NB

This year’s annual summer school will be held at The Edge Arts centre, Much Wenlock. This is a change of venue from that previously of The Lion Hotel, Shrewsbury. More details of the programme will be announced later.

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Gordon’s Summer Walk 2017

Scheduled for Sunday, June 25, 2017, at Starting from Snailbeach Village Hall 10.30

Chairman Gordon Dickins will be joined by Historian and author Keith Pybus to lead the annual walk. The walk will be approximately 6 miles starting from Snailbeach Village Hall at 10.30. Keith will incorporate aspects of his WW1 walks in this walk, which will include, The Somme Tunnel, overhead walkways from mining days in the […]

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Autumn Gathering and A.G.M.

Scheduled for Saturday, September 23, 2017, at St Laurence's Parish Centre, Church Stretton

Details of the programme will be confirmed later but we are always pleased to be back in beautiful Church Stretton which Mary Webb called Shepwardine.

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Christmas Lunch

Scheduled for Saturday, December 2, 2017, at To be confirmed

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