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Extraordinary women during the Great War
Classics and new films on a World War I theme at various venues in Shropshire in October and November 2018.
Based on RC Sherriff's play and novel of the same name ‘Journey’s End’ is set in March 1918 as C-Company, arrives in northern France to take its turn in the front-line trenches.
Shrewsbury Film Society presents this French 1937 classic starring Jean Gabin and Eric von Stroheim. Cert U, subtitled, 111 minutes. Shropshire's First World War Film Festival.
Phyllida Shaw will share the First World War sketchbooks of her great uncle Morris Meredith Williams and his correspondence with his sculptor wife during his three years with the the army in France.
The Old Market Hall presents Giles Mackinnon's 1997 film about poets Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon. Cert 15, 97 minutes. Shropshire's First World War Film Festival.
Kinokulture presents Giles Mackinnon's 1997 film about war poets Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon at Craiglockhart Hospital.
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
An evening of Poetry, Music and Entertainment to launch the Wilfred Owen Festival.
The unveiling ceremony of the new life size bronze statue of Wilfred Owen in the town of his birth.