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Southern England Pen Club

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#1 dapprman

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Posted 01 October 2018 - 15:11

A small group of us have recently set up a pen club in the south of England for those not able/willing to make it in to London for the one there.  It meets on the 3rd Saturday each month and presently is alternating between Fleet and Petersfield (though if numbers at Petersfield stay minimal we may make it just Fleet or look for another alternate).

Details can be found on FaceBook - the group is "UK South Fountain Pen Club Meet Up" with https://www.facebook...thfountainpens/ being the URL.  Note it is a closed group so you need to search for it then apply for access (else anyone can see and post and potentially troll).

 

Note this is not intended to replace the London Club as we hope many people will attend both :)

 



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#2 northlodge

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Posted 01 October 2018 - 17:13

That North / South divide thing again .... I blame the Tories ;-)

 

 

 

Good luck with the venture, its a bit to far for me since I left Surrey



#3 dapprman

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Posted 01 October 2018 - 17:23

Yeah - also hard to cover such a large area as I know one person on here from Sevenoaks, and there's a few in East Anglia.



#4 PaulS

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Posted 01 October 2018 - 17:41

wish you luck  -  how can anyone 'leave Surrey', isn't it the centre of the universe. :lticaptd:



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Posted 03 October 2018 - 12:02

Yeah - also hard to cover such a large area as I know one person on here from Sevenoaks, and there's a few in East Anglia.


If I could only find the riches to give up work I'd be a lot freer to travel to pen club meetings

Oh, and buy more pens .....
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#6 Stompie

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Posted 03 October 2018 - 12:38

Although closer than London it is still a bit far for me. Pity, it would have been great. 

 

All the best with it! 



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Posted 03 October 2018 - 12:51

Yep, a little bit further south and I might have taken a look.....



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Posted 03 October 2018 - 15:06

how much further south do you want them to be :)   -  Petersfield almost has it's toes in the water.



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Posted 03 October 2018 - 15:48

If I could only find the riches to give up work I'd be a lot freer to travel to pen club meetings

Oh, and buy more pens .....

 

I'll remind you of that statement at the pen show on Sunday :P
 



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Posted 05 October 2018 - 18:58

Before or after I've seen the pens sellers are bringing me to have a look at?

You might be interested!
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Posted 08 October 2018 - 19:54

Although closer than London it is still a bit far for me. Pity, it would have been great. 

 

All the best with it! 

20 miles is too far???



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Posted 09 October 2018 - 03:06

20 miles is too far???

 

Not to Petersfield but to Fleet. 

 

But I am not available this month, nor November and then its Christmas.



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Posted 14 October 2018 - 17:04

Due to a lack of confirmed attendees, this month's meet (Saturday 20th) has been moved to The Heron on the Lake at Fleet. Hampshire.  Will be ~12:00-15:00 and weather wise I suspect we'll now be inside.



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Posted 13 November 2018 - 21:00

This month's meeting is coming up this coming Saturday at The Heron on the Lake at Fleet, Hampshire.



#15 bbs

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Posted 15 November 2018 - 02:33

Very sorry I won't be able to make it .... When's the one after?
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Posted 15 November 2018 - 14:04

Very sorry I won't be able to make it .... When's the one after?

Should be the 15th of December.



#17 bbs

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Posted 15 November 2018 - 14:13

Drat, can't do that one either ...
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Posted 06 December 2018 - 00:31

Next meet is this Saturday.  I should have posted earlier in case we need to book a large table (being X-Mas)



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Posted 06 December 2018 - 07:20

Woops, not this Saturday - next Saturday (15th).



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Posted 11 February 2019 - 22:14

Next meet of the club is this Saturday - 16th.







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