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

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 Wem's Roll of Honour [WWI] on this site.

This year is the Centenary of Wem's War Memorial
See Memorial for more information.

The Planning Application for the demolition of Minton House in New Street and the building of retirement apparments,
We are waiting on a decision from Shropshire Council.
The application relating to the North West Relief Road around Shrewsbury is now 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 Wem Harvest Market
on Saturday September 25th 2021.
The Wem Harvest Market 2020 took take place on
Saturday 26th September 2020

See Harvest Market for a report.

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