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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  • Nurses & Spies

    Nurses & Spies

    05 October 2018

    Extraordinary women during the Great War

  • 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.

  • Film: 'Journey's End (12A)

    Film: 'Journey's End (12A)

    08 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, arrives in northern France to take its turn in the front-line trenches.

  • Film: 'La Grande Illusion' (U)

    Film: 'La Grande Illusion' (U)

    10 October 2018

    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.

  • Talk by Phyllida Shaw 'An Artist's War - The Art and Letters of Morris and Meredith Williams

    Talk by Phyllida Shaw 'An Artist's War - The Art and Letters of Morris and Meredith Williams

    10 October 2018

    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.

  • Film: 'Regeneration' (15) (SOLD OUT)

    Film: 'Regeneration' (15) (SOLD OUT)

    15 October 2018

    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.

  • Film: 'Regeneration' (15)

    Film: 'Regeneration' (15)

    17 October 2018

    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)

    17 October 2018

    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.

  • 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.

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