A partial view of Wem in north Shropshire
Wem Civic Society
Information about the society

2021 Photo Competition: Gateways and Doorways
Meetings are suspended for the duration of the emergency.
More information to follow.
See Diary

Research is continuing into a number of areas including the stories of the servicemen listed on Wem' War Memorial.
Keep an eye on the roll of honour on this site.


A Partial View of Wem in North Shropshire

History of Wem including:
Entertainment: Cinema;
Lilian Airey;
Memories, Town & Village;
Rural Industries;
Wem, WWI & WWII;
Wem's Missing Charter.

Planning Appeal - Mill St. Development
The developers have appealed to the Planning Inspectorate against Shropshire Council's refusal of planning application.
The Society, along with Wem Town Council, will be contacting the Planning Inspectorate to reinforce our objections to this development.
Application no.: 17/01924/FUL on Shropshire Council Planning Portal.
See Developer's Statement
See ways to contact Planning Inspectorate

Wem Combine Harvesters'
Wem Harvest Market will take place (hopefully!) on
Saturday 26th September 2020

Other Wem Markets

For information about events that took place on the Heritage Wem Weekend 2019

The next Wem Heritage Event on Saturday March 17th 2020,
has been cancelled.

The Heritage Wem Open Day for 2020 has been cancelled.

Links to other organisations
Birds, other Animals, & Plants around Wem
Garden Orchards & Woodland Gardening
Growing Food in Wem

Great Spotted Woodpecker
For more Images of Wem
For some entries from the WCS Photographic Competition - Stained Glass