A Good Read returns on Saturday 3 October 2015 in the tiny county of Rutland at the Greetham Golf Hotel for day filled with literary stimulation and interactive workshops.
The NWR National Conference & AGM 2015 took place in Glasgow on Saturday 20 June in the beautiful and historic Grand Central Hotel. The trustees, staff and conference committee were delighted to welcome 260 members. Many made a weekend of it and enjoyed wraparound events including a guided tour of Glasgow’s historical sites.
Do you have a way with words? Enter our short story competition for the chance to win two nights B&B for two people at Gladstone's Library, kindly donated by the Library.
Your story needs to be 2000 words or less and titled, Freedom. Other than that, let your imaginations run wild!
We are pleased to announce that the winner of the NWR Photography Competition 2015 is Lynn Welsher for her photo, The Acer Leaves.
The theme was ‘a flash of colour’ and the judges, artist Kate Lycett and photographer Alison Walker, were looking for inspiration, originality and quality. Thank you to everyone who entered. Both the quality and number of entries we received were extremely high, which made judging very difficult.
This year’s NWR National Conference will be held in the vibrant city of Glasgow at the Grand Hotel and will be on the theme of 'Diverse Connections’. We have some excellent speakers already confirmed and events will include guided tours of Glasgow’s historical sites, an evening meal and of course a quiz.
To mark International Women’s Day on the 8 March, Trustee, Jeanette House visited St Mary’s Church in Morpeth to learn about suffragette, Emily Wilding Davidson.
More than 145 NWR members (and a few non-members) from across the UK gathered at Chafyn Grove School Salisbury on October 25th to consider various aspects of ‘who we are’.
Congratulations to all those who got all the anwers to the Telephone Treasure Trail this year! For those of you who struggled here they are - better luck next year!
This annual telephone quiz has been running since 1995 and usually runs over four nights in November. Well over 350 groups have been known to take part.
The National Conference 2015 will be held in Glasgow on Saturday 20th June. Book now - don't miss out!
Members can now book their places now for this year's NWR National Conference in the wonderful city of Glasgow. The conference will be held at the fabulous Grand Hotel and will be on the theme of 'Diverse Connections'.
Where does your money go? Garden Productions is making a BBC TV series looking at what we do with our cash and would like NWR members to be involved.
Is your family working hard just to pay the bills? Does your family feel part of the 'squeezed middle'? Are you struggling to maintain your lifestyle? Or do your family find it difficult to survive on benefits - but have no other choice?
Enter the NWR Christmas competition to win £25 worth of handmade Christmas cards.
Christmas is coming! Are you buried in wrapping paper and tinsel? Or have you yet to start even think about Christmas? Let us help lighten the load... Answer this Christmas quiz question for a chance to win £25 worth of handcrafted Christmas Cards. That's one thing off the to do list!
Enter the NWR Photographic Competition for a chance to win two nights bed & breakfast for two people at the historic Steeton Hall Hotel-Hotel, gateway to the Yorkshire Dales.
The theme is ‘a flash of colour’ and the judges, artist Kate Lycett and photographer Alison Walker, are looking for inspiration, originality and quality.
The 2015 NWR National Conference and AGM will take place on Saturday 20th June at the Grand Central Hotel in GLASGOW. There are a limited number of concessionary rate rooms available with the hotel. Please contact the NWR Office for details.
This was another wonderful conference attended by over 270 members.
Hopefully everyone went away with an overall feeling of having enjoyed themselves amongst friends in the lovely and lively city of Bristol.
A range of speakers, a "snappy" AGM and wrap-around events all contributed to the experience.