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A celebratory walk organised by the Shrewsbury Ramblers, timed to coincide with the buttercups in the Severnside meadows and recalling Wilfred's Owen's childhood in Shrewsbury. Owen transplanted these same buttercups to the Western Front for 'Spring Offensive'.
WO100 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. For further information and news on the project, please visit: http://www.shropshireremembers.org.uk/partners/wilfred-owen-100/.
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.
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.
The Wilfred Owen Association, in conjunction with Battle Honours Ltd, is pleased to announce "Wilfred Owen on the Western Front: 1917 – 1918" – 2/5 November 2018.
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.