Festival Calendar

The festival in commemoration of Wilfred Owen and of the armistice will run from September 15th to November 17th. Below you will find all events that will be held during this period. If you wish to navigate between months then please follow the link at the top of the calendar. For more information about a particular event please click on the event to view a detailed information page.

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World War 1 Lunchtime Lectures – David Andrews

November 2nd @ 12:30 pm

Wilfred Owen‘Wilfred Owen: Poet of Oswestry’

Author Dave Andrews, currently Reader and Writer in Residence at Oswestry Library, talks about his tenth book ‘Wilfred Owen: Poet of Oswestry’ which is due for publication in time for the town’s Wilfred Owen Festival in November 2018. The book provides a summary of the life of Wilfred Owen and also a general introduction to his work. With a focus on Owen’s early years, Dave’s book and this talk give a broad overview of Owen’s posthumous rise to worldwide fame as one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century in the English language.

* Tickets for this event need to be booked through the Library

Owen the young soldier
Owen the young soldie

Dave’s book is on sale in Oswestry at Booka, Rowanthorn, Oswestry Library, Kinokulture and the Heritage Centre and also online  http://www.oswestryround.co.uk/wilfred_owen1.html


November 2nd
12:30 pm
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Oswestry Library
9 Arthur Street
Oswestry, SY11 1JN