North West (Britain)

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North West is a region of British Mensa which covers the English counties of Lancashire, Cumbria, Cheshire, Greater Manchester, and Merseyside, plus the non-UK territory the Isle of Man.

As of 2017, a regional Events Team has been created to assist members with organisational and promotional matters relating to events. They can be reached at Whether you need help getting your regular event onto the main website, tips on group bookings and discounts/subsidies, or would simply like to share ideas on what kind of events you'd like to see and attend - our events team can help you take it further.


  • Regional Officer: Eugene Hopkinson
  • Secretary: Hannah Eisenberg
  • Treasurer: Rory Leech
  • Communications Officer: Catriona Quin
  • Events Coordinators: Oli Bailey, Mike Byrne
  • Junior Members & Families Officer: James H. Oldfield
  • International Relations Officer/SIGHT Liaison: Jessica McCluskey
  • Universities Liaison Officer: James Berezowski

Former Regional Officers:


The regional newsletter takes its title from a contraction of "North West" and is currently edited by Mike Cummins. PDF versions of this publication are available at

Online presence

The regional website at showcases recent and upcoming events, as does the official Facebook group which is also a venue for general discussion on regional matters and future ideas for activities and creations.

Young Mensa North

Aiming to cater to the interests of this region's most active members, nominally aimed at ages 18-35 but open and welcoming to all who enjoy city-based nights out and irreverent shouting, Young Mensa North operates regular social events. Like the main region it has a website (, Facebook group, and also operates a Twitter Account to further promote its core events.