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September Meeting
Charley Barnes PhD, 2019-20 Worcestershire Poet Laureate was our guest speaker on the 16th of September. Rhys Jones interviewed Charlie who outlined her activities and experiences as Poet Laureate, answered questions, and included some of her poems and short items of prose. Charley is currently Writer in Residence at The Swan Theatre, Managing Director of Sabotage Reviews, Visiting Lecturer at Newman University and the University of Worcester, and Editor of “Dear Reader” (www.dearreaderpoetry.com). Charley has made a number of appearances at Park’s Cafe in recent years.
A video recording of the session is available in the Members’ Area of the website.

View our First Virtual Exhibition
30 Members submitted a wide variety of artwork (paintings, sketches, photographs, sculptures, textiles, written work, spoken word, and music). All the submissions were combined into a video that lasts about 20 minutes.
To view the video, click HERE.
Having watched the virtual gallery, please add your comments in the REPLY box below the video.

Droitwich Arts Network sponsors High School Creative Writing Award
For the second year, Droitwich Arts Network has sponsored the High School Creative Writing Award. This year’s winner is Grace Rogers in year 12. Grace will receive the Karen Moore Trophy and a cash prize of £100 donated by  DAN.  Helen said: “Droitwich Arts Network is delighted to be supporting this creative writing competition. It is has been a joy to judge such high quality writing.’

Online Meetings
Due to government restrictions the committee has decided hold meetings online using Zoom. A simple guide to using Zoom has been sent to all members and can be found in the Members’ Area of this website. If you are unsure about how to use Zoom, contact any member of the committee.

Droitwich Camera Club
Droitwich Camera Club is looking forward to its 2020-21 Season which starts on 7th September. Click HERE for details.