News Articles with the tag 'AGM'

Tickets now on sale for the 2012 Poetry Award presentation

Posted: 29/08/2012 12:00 | News Home

 

The Wilfred Owen Association is pleased and proud to announce that Gillian Clarke has agreed to accept the Wilfred Owen Poetry Award for 2012. Click here for more information

The Award presentation will take place at the Gateway, Shrewsbury, on Saturday October 27th. 

The presentation will follow a day of events, including the WOA AGM:

Noon-1pm AGM (all welcome, but only current WOA members can vote)

1pm-2pm Lunch (see below)

2pm-3.30pm Showing of the film Resistance, from the bestselling book by the poet, novelist and broadcaster Owen Sheers

3.30pm-4.30pm Discussion on Boarder Literature

4.30pm-5pm Tea (see below)

5pm-6pm Presentation of the 2012 Wilfred Owen Association Poetry Award to Gillian Clarke, with a discussion chaired by Meg Crane, Chair of the Wilfred Owen Association

The costs for attending the events after the AGM (the AGM is free) are as follows:

£7 for the film (£10 non-members)

£8 for all events, except the film (£11 for non-members)

£15 for all events, including the film (£18 for non-members)

Tickets can be purchased at the door.

Lunch and tea

Lunch and tea are not included in the above costs and may be purchased from The Gateway on the day.

Email: woa@1914-18.co.uk for more information about the event.

We look forward to welcoming many of our members - and non-members - to The Gateway on Saturday 27 October.

 

 

Tags: Gillian Clarke, AGM, Poetry Award | Category: General

Free prize draw at the WOA AGM

Posted: 30/10/2010 12:18 | News Home

We have a pair of tickets for Birdsong to give away to members attending our AGM on November 13th.  All attendees are automatically entered into the free prize draw.  Members who are unable to attend can enter too - see our Notice Board for details.

Click here for more information about the AGM.

The AGM is followed by the presentation of the 2010 Wilfred Owen Poetry Award to Professor John Stallworthy.  Click here for details of the presentation.

Tags: AGM, Poetry Award, Birdsong | Category: General

Wilfred Owen Association AGM and presentation

Posted: 27/10/2009 20:08 | News Home

The 2009 AGM will be held at Neal's Yard Meeting Rooms, 14 Neal's Yard, London on Saturday November 21st at 2pm. All members are very welcome.

The AGM will be folllowed by the presentation of The Wilfred Owen Poetry Award.  The Wilfred Owen Association presents a biennial Poetry Award to honour a poet for a sustained body of work that includes memorable war poems.

The recipient of the 2009 Award is Dr Dannie Abse, for his sixty-year-long body of work.

The presentation will take place at 3pm. Dr Abse will be interviewed by Dr Merryn Williams.

Entrance (on the door) is £5 for WOA members and £6 for non-members. Refreshments will be available. Please let the Secretary, Mrs Vanessa Davis, know if you will be coming, to help with the catering arrangements:  vcedavis@hotmail.com or write to her at 29 Arthur Road, London SW19 7DN.

This event will be followed by supper at La Piazzetta, 13 Neal's Yard.  If you would like to join us, please email Vanessa Davis at vcedavis@hotmail.com before November 8th.

Tags: AGM, Poetry Award | Category: General