Gala Evening at the Hampshire Writers' Society

Hampshire Writers' Society Gala Evening


DATE: Tuesday 10th June 2014 from 6pm


VENUE: Chawton House Library, Chawton,

Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1SJ


SPEAKER: Lady Carnarvon Chatelaine of Highclere Castle


TALK: Lady Catherine and The Real Downton Abbey


Picnics were held in the grounds.

Wine and soft drinks were available

Free freshly picked Hampshire strawberries and cream was provided.

Tours of Chawton House



COMPETITION: Was to write the first page of a historical novel.


Adjudicator: Lindsay Ashford, Crime Novelist and Journalist. 


HWS Competition rules on the HWS website. 


Membership Renewal

You may renew your membership of the HWS for September 2014 - 2015 from now. Special £25 renewal rate until 31st August or £30 from 1st September.

Please send a cheque for £25, payable  to University of Winchester, to Karin Groves, Membership Secretary, 38 Ranvilles Lane, Fareham, PO14 3DX

Or you can renew  on 10th June at Chawton House or visit the Hampshire Writers’ Society stand at the Winchester Writers’ Festival.


PHOTO: © Christina Cummings 2013