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Wilfred Owen Festival 2018

September 15th 2018 - November 17th 2018 Wilfred Owen Festival 2018

The Wilfred Owen Festival is a festival of commemoration and remembrance taking place in the town of Wilfred Owen's birth: Oswestry, Shropshire. The festival will run from 15th September to 17th November and will include a wide range of events and performances, including, at its heart, the unveiling of a new lifesize bronze statue of Wilfred Owen.

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Owen in Dunsden 2018

July 10th 2018 - November 27th 2018 Owen in Dunsden 2018

The Dunsden Owen Association will be commemorating the centenary of the end of the First World War with a series of talks.

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Wilfred Owen: The Last 100 Days

August 04th 2018 - November 04th 2018 Wilfred Owen: The Last 100 Days

Wilfred Owen 100 will reflect on the emotion, exhibitions, installations and projects from the 2014 – 2018 commemorative period and celebrate Shropshire’s renowned son – soldier and poet, Wilfred Owen.

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Wilfred Owen and Beyond

October 26th 2018 - October 28th 2018 Wilfred Owen and Beyond

Taking place a hundred years after the death of the most famous poet of the First World War, the conference will provide the opportunity for delegates to explore the lasting impact of Wilfred Owen's work.

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The Wilfred Owen Commemoration - Birkenhead

November 01st 2018 - November 10th 2018 The Wilfred Owen Commemoration - Birkenhead

Owen lived in Birkenhead for many of his formative years. His experiences there shaped his later life and poetry. This year, we hope to commemorate and celebrate his life, as well as all of the fallen from Birkenhead, 100 years on.

 

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Move Him Into The Sun

November 04th 2018 Move Him Into The Sun

On 4th November 2018, in the town of Münster, Germany, there will be a performance of three new settings of Wilfred Owen's poetry, with three matching settings of German texts from the same era.

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Owen and / in France

November 05th 2018 - November 06th 2018 Owen and / in France

In partnership and conjunction with the Oxford Center for Life-Writing conference “Wilfred Owen and Beyond”, to be held in Oxford 26th-28th October, 2018, the University of Valenciennes will host an interdisciplinary two-day conference 5th-6th November, 2018 to celebrate the centenary of Wilfred Owen’s death.

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