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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  • Who Were They?

    Who Were They?

    An Exhibition On The Lives Of the Men From The Strettons Who Died In The First World War

  • The Accrington Pals

    The Accrington Pals

    It took just ten days to raise the ‘Accrington Pals’ volunteer battalion; in ten minutes, most of them were slaughtered at the Somme.

  • Oswestry’s Homefront Heroines Exhibition

    Oswestry’s Homefront Heroines Exhibition

    This mixed-media exhibition will tell the extraordinary stories of the women of Oswestry and their WWI experiences, as uncovered by Qube’s Homefront Heroines research project.

  • Film: 'A Very Long Engagement' (15)

    Film: 'A Very Long Engagement' (15)

    From the director of “Amelie,” this is the amazing story of one woman’s journey to discover the truth behind the disappearance of her lover who left her for the Somme front line in 1917.

  • The Accrington Pals

    The Accrington Pals

    17 November 2018

    It took just ten days to raise the ‘Accrington Pals’ volunteer battalion; in ten minutes, most of them were slaughtered at the Somme.

  • Artists Trail

    Artists Trail

    15 September 2018 - 17 November 2018

    War & Conflict – Poetry & Peace

  • The Accrington Pals

    The Accrington Pals

    19 November 2018

    It took just ten days to raise the ‘Accrington Pals’ volunteer battalion; in ten minutes, most of them were slaughtered at the Somme.

  • The Accrington Pals

    The Accrington Pals

    20 November 2018

    It took just ten days to raise the ‘Accrington Pals’ volunteer battalion; in ten minutes, most of them were slaughtered at the Somme.

  • Weekly Remembrance Services

    Weekly Remembrance Services

    09 May 2018 - 21 November 2018

    Short (approx 1/4 hour) services every Wednesday at 5pm to remember each individual who made the ultimate sacrifice in the week of the 100th anniversary of their death.

  • Shropshire's First World War Film Festival

    Shropshire's First World War Film Festival

    08 October 2018 - 23 November 2018

    Classics and new films on a World War I theme at various venues in Shropshire in October and November 2018.

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