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

The next meeting is on Tuesday August 17th, 7.30pm in Wem Town Hall.
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 Wem's Roll of Honour [WWI] on this site.

The Planning Application for the demolition of Minton House in New Street
and the building of retirement apparments,has been amended and the socioety,
with caveats, now supports it.
We are now awaiting on a decision from Shropshire Council.
The application relating to the North West Relief Road around Shrewsbury is still active. Shropshire Planning Portal.
Please e-mail any comments to the society at wemcivsoc@yahoo.co.uk

WEM LOCAL
A Partial View of Wem in North Shropshire

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

Wem Combine Harvesters hope to hold the
2021 12th Wem Harvest Market
on Saturday September 25th 2021.

See Harvest Market for information.

The Wem Harvest Market 2020 took take place on
Saturday 26th September 2020

See Market report for 11th Market.

Other Wem Markets


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

The society hopes to hold some Heritage Wem events this autumn.
This depends on the state of the pandemic.

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