Three Counties

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About the   local group

The coordinator of the   local group is .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

The   group was set up in November 2013 for the members of Gloucestershire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire, but we also include members from the nearer reaches of Shropshire, Wales and the West Midlands.

We typically meet once a month on Zoom, in the early afternoon. Please see the Calendar of events for dates and times. Sometimes we have a themed discussion, on a topic decided on our forums beforehand, and sometimes we have a free-ranging chat. As we come from a wide variety of backgrounds and work in different areas of the editing and proofreading world, there's never a shortage of things to talk about, both work-related and not!

We do occasionally meet in person too – in July 2023 a few of us had lunch and a walk on the lovely Malvern Hills, for instance. In previous years we have organised a training day on PDF mark-up, a one-day workshop on macros (with Paul Beverley), as well as a visit to the library and archives of Gloucester Cathedral together with the Society of Bookbinders. And we were also guinea pigs for the CIEP's Efficient Copy-Editing webinars. With the group covering such a wide area, with woeful public transport, it can be tricky to arrange something that suits everyone, so we're always open to ideas of places to meet and things to do.

To find out more about our group, please contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).


Local Group trip to Malvern Hills

July 2023 – Local Group visit to the Malvern Hills. © 2023 Siân Smith.



Details of upcoming   meetings can be found in the Calendar of events.