News Articles with the tag 'Dunsden'

Wilfred Owen honoured in Dunsden

Posted: 20/05/2015 20:55 | News Home

Residents of Dunsden have honoured First World War poet Wilfred Owen, who once lived in the village.

They staged a spring festival on Sunday which included poetry readings, games, Maypole dancing and the launch of a visitors trail.

More in Henley Standard (20 May 2015)

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Tags: Dunsden, Dunsden Owen Association | Category: General

Wilfred's Mild raises £460 for Dunsden church

Posted: 17/08/2010 13:37 | News Home

Chris Hearn, co-owner of The Loddon Brewery, has presented a cheque for £460 to All Saints Church in Dunsden. The Money was raised through sales of their Monthly special for May, Wilfred’s Mild, named after Wilfred Owen.

Wilfred worked as Lay Assistant to the vicar of All Saints Church (found in the field behind the brewery) from 1911-1913, shortly before he went to war. His parents Susan and Tom, and his sister Mary, are buried in the church yard.

Read more on the Society of Independent Brewers website and, if you are a WOA member, in the latest issue of our Journal.

Tags: Wilfred's Mild, Lodden Brewery, Dunsden | Category: General

Loddon Brewery launch "Wilfred's Mild"

Posted: 11/05/2010 10:03 | News Home

Loddon Brewery, based in Dunsden Green, has launched a "Wilfred's Mild" to celebrate the life and work of Wilfred Owen, who worked as a lay assistant at All Saints Church, behind the brewery.

The brewery is generously donating 10 pence from every pint of Wilfred's Mild sold to All Saints Church to help with essential maintenance works.

 

Tags: Dunsden | Category: General