Riverside Writers of Wirral. Creative Writing in West Kirby, Wirral, England.

Riverside Writers are an enthusiastic and informal group who live and work on the Wirral Peninsula in Cheshire, England. They meet each month in West Kirby Library at 7:30pm, where they hold workshops, set group writing projects and offer constructive guidance. See below for the latest meeting information.



Please note that due to Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), it
has been decided that Riverside Writers meetings are now



March 30th 2020

Our project for this March is: The Meaning of Peace. Following the recent 75th anniversary of ...
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February 24th 2020

Our project for this February is: A Tribute. Write a tribute to somebody real - famous ...
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January 27th 2020

We will be having a Workshop in January: DISCUSSION : RIVERSIDE WRITERS Please come prepared to ...
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The group was formed in 1998, and its members include published authors plus absolute beginners, people who are developing writing careers and people who write purely for fun. Non-fiction writers, poets and fiction writers of all genres are equally welcomed.

For a full list of meeting dates please click here …

The group also annually hosts public events, when members read their own original poetry and fiction to lively audiences.

  • Chair: Peter Caton.
  • Treasurer: Andy Siddle.
  • Website: Ian Whiteley.

An Introduction to some of our group …


Riverside Writers’ Aims:

1) To encourage people to write.

2) To offer constructive, polite criticism of each others’ work with the intention of improving writing skills.

3) To offer useful advice about the publishing industry.

4) To encourage use of the Internet as a networking tool.

5) To provide a friendly and informal atmosphere where writers of all genres and abilities can socialise.