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Celebrating Oswestry's literary legends

Posted: 02/02/2010 09:29 | News Home

Read more about the first Oswestry Literary Festival, to be staged over Owen's birthday, in the Shropshire Star.

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Wilfred Owen museum promoted at "The France Show 2010"

Posted: 17/12/2009 21:13 | News Home

The Association Wilfred Owen France will be promoting The Forester's House, a museum dedicated to Wilfred Owen, at The France Show 2010, which will be held at Earls Court, London. The Association and others will be holding a press conference to discuss the museum, sceduled to open in 2011, at 3.30pm on 8th January (stand L53).

Download a press release from here.

We have received the following information from Benoit Misson, President of The Association Wilfred Owen France:

"We may count on the presence of the 'Tourism Authority of the Cambrésis' for a 'France Show 2010' meeting to be held in London. A communication about the future of the Forester's House (where Wilfred Owen wrote his last letter) will take place on January 8 - 15:30. Mr Renaud TARDY (Vice
President of the Conseil Général du Nord), several members of the Association and Simon Patterson, the artist, will be present".

The France Show website is www.thefranceshow.com

WOA members are urged to attend to show their support!

The Association Wilfred Owen France website is www.wilfredowen.fr

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New Dulce Et Decorum Est EP!

Posted: 16/12/2009 21:54 | News Home

US band Picture Atlantic have released an EP called "Dulce Et Decorum Est".  They talk about the influence of Owen's famous poem on the Indie Rock Reviews website.

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Video about the 2009 homage to Wilfred Owen in Ors

Posted: 03/12/2009 13:33 | News Home

A short film about the recent commemorations in Ors, France, marking the 91st anniversary of Owen's death, has been uploaded to "AOL video".  Click on this link:
http://video.aol.co.uk/video-detail/91me-anniversaire-de-la-mort-de-wilfred-owen/1100304653

For more information about this annual event see www.wilfredowen.fr

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Passing of a Generation

Posted: 12/11/2009 12:23 | News Home

Peter Owen, Wilfred Owen's nephew, his wife Elizabeth and several members of the Wilfred Owen Association were present at the "Passing of a Generation" service held at Westminster Abbey yesterday (November 11th).

This special Remembrance Service honoured all those who fought in the First World War and was prompted by the death in July of the last Tommy, Harry Patch.  Further details are on the Independent website.

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