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Internationally renowned composer Bob Chilcott Photo: Annabel Moeller

Premiere of new choral work by Bob Chilcott performed as part of a ‘Pity of War’ concert in Shropshire

A world premiere of a new choral work by internationally renowned composer Bob Chilcott formed part of a 'Pity of War' concert in Shropshire at the weekend.
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Life-size statue of Wilfred Owen unveiled in Oswestry

A life-size bronze statue of war poet Wilfred Owen was unveiled in Oswestry this morning.
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Wilfred Owen Festival to take place in Oswestry

A festival of remembrance and commemoration to mark the centenary of Wilfred Owen’s death and armistice day is to take place in Oswestry.
The Wilfred Owen 100 events brochure was launched at Tanners in Shrewsbury

Wilfred Owen 100 events brochure launched

A new brochure listing events to remember the centenary of Wilfred Owen’s death and the end of World War I was launched in Shrewsbury last night.
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Today marks Wilfred Owen’s 125th birth anniversary

Today marks the 125th anniversary of the birth of Wilfred Owen, the Shropshire poet and 1st World War soldier.
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Heritage Lottery Fund boost for Wilfred Owen 100 project

The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded £41,600 to Shropshire Council’s Archives and Museums service to commemorate the centenary of the death of the poet Wilfred Owen.
Jacky Duminy, Mayor of Ors and Maggie Love, Shrewsbury Heritage

French Mayor invited to Shropshire’s Wilfred Owen Events Launch in 2018

The Mayor of Ors in France, Jacky Duminy, has been invited to attend the launch of next year's Wilfred Owen events on 4th August 2018.

Wilfred Owen tribute event to raise money for charity

A charity event in tribute to the Shropshire poet Wilfred Owen will take place at St Chad's Church in Shrewsbury on Friday 16 January 2015 at 6:30pm.
In 2014 English Heritage awarded Wilfred Owen's Shrewsbury home Grade II listed status

Wilfred Owen’s Shrewsbury home given special status

The last permanent home of celebrated First World War poet Lieutenant Wilfred Owen MC has been listed Grade II today by Heritage Minister Ed Vaizey.


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