Welcome to Shropshire Remembers

Shropshire Archives is co-ordinating an extensive range of activities to commemorate the First World War. The programme will encompass many different art forms and highlight the fantastic heritage collections in both public and private hands. In the late summer and autumn of 2018 events will be held to remember the centenary of the death of poet and soldier Wilfred Owen and of Armistice Day on 11th November.   On this website you can see what events are happening in your area and publicise your own WWI events. You can also contribute your own stories and images of people and communities which were affected by the First World War.   Quick Links   See updates and view the Wilfred Owen 100 brochure.   View the programme for Shropshire's First World War Film Festival starting on 8th October.   Events         View All Events as a List | View All Events on a Map  

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  • Film: 'Regeneration' (15)

    Film: 'Regeneration' (15)

    Kinokulture presents Giles Mackinnon's 1997 film about war poets Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon at Craiglockhart Hospital.

  • Film: 'The Blue Max' (PG)

    Film: 'The Blue Max' (PG)

    George Peppard leaves the German trenches to join the aristocratic Air Force on the western front in World War I. Cert PG, 1966, 156 minutes. Shropshire's First World War Film Festival

  • Wilfred Owen Festival Launch

    Wilfred Owen Festival Launch

    19 October 2018

    An evening of Poetry, Music and Entertainment to launch the Wilfred Owen Festival.

  • Shropshire Local History Day

    Shropshire Local History Day

    20 October 2018

    Local history displays and a series of lectures

  • Wilfred Owen Statue – The Unveiling

    Wilfred Owen Statue – The Unveiling

    20 October 2018

    The unveiling ceremony of the new life size bronze statue of Wilfred Owen in the town of his birth.

  • Peace Lily

    Peace Lily

    20 October 2018

    Storytelling session and talk for children and families

  • Film: 'Journey's End' (12A)

    Film: 'Journey's End' (12A)

    20 October 2018

    Based on RC Sherriff's play and novel of the same name ‘Journey’s End’ is set in March 1918 as C-Company, led by a war-weary Captain Stanhope arrives in northern France.

  • Film: 'Hell's Angels' (PG)

    Film: 'Hell's Angels' (PG)

    24 October 2018

    Two brothers attending Oxford enlist with the RAF when World War I breaks out. Roy and Monte Rutledge have very different personalities.

  • Talk by Andrew Bannerman - 'None That Go Return Again'

    Talk by Andrew Bannerman - 'None That Go Return Again'

    24 October 2018

    A talk with readings focused on the work of Shropshire soldier and war poet Wilfred Owen.

  • Film: 'War Horse' (PG)

    Film: 'War Horse' (PG)

    25 October 2018

    “War Horse is bold, exquisite family film-making in the grandest Hollywood tradition” Empire magazine. Based on the book by Michael Morpurgo.

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