A group of local writers meet together each Tuesday at Lanchester Library to share their stories and poetry. The group which has Lanchester Librarybeen meeting weekly for a number of years welcomes anyone who has a love of words and wishes to share their work with like minded others. Lanchester Library make the members very welcome and provide a comfortable place in the main part of the Library for the group to enjoy

In the two hours between 2pm and 4pm the group read pieces they have worked on from the previous week and then proceed with their workshop. All are encouraged to share their stories, poems or life writing in an extremely relaxed and friendly atmosphere.
Lanchester Writers are looking for new members to join them, you will be made very welcome. If you are interested please email lorraine7556@gmail.com

Lanchester Library is situated on the corner of Front Street and Newbiggen Lane, opposite the community centre. Supernova screen reading software and large keyboards are available for people who are visually impaired.

If you are travelling by bus, the X31 (to Newcastle via Annfield Plain and Stanley) stops just outside the library. Service 15 (to Consett and Durham) stops opposite the library. There is parking for two cars behind the library, with additional parking spaces behind the community centre and on Front Street.

Visiting writers and poets visit the Library on occasion to inspire and encourage aspiring writers. There is a poetry reading workshop taking place on Tuesday 8th April from 2pm – 3pm. For more details contact 01207 521021
Lanchester Library
Newbiggen Lane
County Durham

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Lorraine Weightman who regularly writes a monthly memoir telling of her days growing up in Consett has just published 2 books in conjunction with Firefly New Media Uk, which share 24 stories that were originally seen in Consett Magazine over the past few years. https://www.facebook.com/consettstories/


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