The life sized bronze statue of Wilfred Owen will be unveiled in Cae Glas Park, Oswestry on Saturday 20th October 2018. We are very pleased to announce that Peter Owen the nephew of Wilfred Owen and President of the Wilfred Owen Association and patron to the Wilfred Owen Festival will be unveiling the statue. The statue which will be the only life sized one in honour of our War poet Wilfred Owen in the country and is the work of local artist Tim Turner and will feature Owen in military uniform with a book and a pencil in hand. Words from his letters and poems will adorn the statue in the handwriting of local primary school children. There will also be five new poems written by pupils from The Marches School, Oswestry School, Lakelands Academy, Moreton Hall School and the Derwen College.