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.

A Planning Application for the demolition of Minton House in New Street and the building of retirement apparments is now live on the
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.

The Wem Spring Market, which was due to be held on
Saturday April 24th 2021 has been cancelled.
Wem Combine Harvesters do not think that it would be safe to hold this event.
The hope is that this year's Harvest Market will be held 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 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