Write Space is the online home of Chorley & District Writers’ Circle.

A warm welcome to everyone visiting these pages.

We hope you’re all eager to get your hands on tickets for Write Now 2017. Tickets are available from Eventbrite here.


October 2017 meeting.

Our October meeting will be on Tuesday 31st October (yes, Hallowe’en!) and we’ll be welcoming crime writer Roger A Price. Usual venue – the upstairs board room at St Mary’s Parish Centre and Social Club, West St, Chorley. 7:30 – 9:30

Membership of the Circle costs £20 per annum or visitors pay £4 per meeting. Guests and visitors are always welcome to come along and just pay £4 per meeting. Subscribed members benefit from cheaper overall membership, our monthly newsletter, the chance to showcase their work to the Circle and on this website, a free entry to our competition, and free entry to our November event Write Now (when they volunteer to help out!)

We welcome and support all writers, of all kinds, aptitudes and ambitions. The hobby scribbler or the published novelist: we provide a home for you.

We meet on the last Tuesday of every month (except December). Interested in learning more? Simply come along.



Our annual Write Now event was held in Chorley on the afternoon of Saturday 22nd October at St Mary’s Club and Function Room on West St. It was a huge success! Thanks to all our speakers, Zoe Sharp, Jake Hope, Katherine Armstrong of Bonnier Zaffre and AJ Wright as well as to all of you who came and made it such a splendid event.


A yearly anthology of Circle members’ writing.

Aware edition 11 (2015) is a substantial booklet and we’re pleased to be able to offer it in printed form, available from www.lulu.com. The price is £6 plus postage, with a donation from each copy sold going to the Circle’s chosen charity for 2015/2016; Cats’ Protection. Use the link below to buy Aware.


Aware is also available free of charge to download.

Aware 2015 pdf for website

AWARE 2015 Cover 3

Writers’ Circle Meetings: At St Mary’s Parish Social Club, Chorley.

Visitors are always welcome!

The Small Print

The Chorley & District Writers’ Circle meets at 7.30pm on the last Tuesday in the month. We meet in the upstairs board room of St Mary’s Parish Social Club, West St, Chorley. Membership costs £20 a year, or £4 per meeting for visitors. (Please note: meetings with guest speakers may cost slightly more for visitors.)

We have speakers, workshops and info sessions as well as giving members the opportunity to read each others’ work, should they want this. We also send out a monthly email newsletter to subscribed members and publish Aware, an annual compilation of members’ work. Members are entitled to one free entry into our annual story competition and discounted entry to Write Now. Our variety and activity keeps members returning year after year.



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