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Wilfred Owen AGM and 2018 Poetry Award

Date: September 15th 2018
Location: Central Shrewsbury Baptist Church, 4 Claremont Street, Shrewsbury, SY1 1QG
Admission: AGM = free, lecture and Poetry Award presentation = £7.50

The Wilfred Owen Association Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday, 15th September at the Central Shrewsbury Baptist Church in Shrewsbury, and be followed by the presentation of the 2018 Poetry Award. Attendance at the AGM is free and is for members. Please let us know at secretary@wilfredowen.org.uk if you're planning to attend.

The Wilfred Owen Association AGM will be followed by the 2018 Poetry Award and the committee is honoured to announce that Owen Sheers has accepted the Wilfred Owen Poetry Award for 2018. He will be appearing at the Central Shrewsbury Baptist Church in Shrewsbury, on Saturday, 15th September at 15:30, to receive the Award and to present his tribute, in this centenary year, to the abiding memory of the Great War. Attendance to the presentation is open to members and non-members, and tickets cost £7.50, payable in cash on the day. 

We will also be joined by Chris Bent, who will be presenting an illustrated lecture on Wilfred Owen in France, 1913-1915.

ITINERARY:

11:00: Doors open, entry for members of WOA attending AGM
11:15: Free tea, coffee, and biscuits
11.45: AGM
12:45: Lunch: a cold buffet and a glass of wine or soft drink (£7.50, please book this in advance via secretary@wilfredowen.org.uk)
13: 45 Doors open for post-lunch visitors (£7.50)
14:15: Chris Bent's illustrated lecture on Wilfred Owen in France, 1913-15
15:00: Free tea, coffee, and biscuits
15:30: Presentation of the Wilfred Owen Poetry Award 2018 to Owen Sheers, followed by talk

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