WW1

WW1 enthusiasts prepare the trenches for the re-enactment weekend
27 Feb 2020
Re-enactment groups across the country are gearing up for a living weekend at Park Hall Farm’s WW1 trenches in Oswestry, Shropshire. Troops will be taking park in the 48 Hour Trench Experience from 20-22 March 2020. The trenches will be open to the public on the Saturday and Sunday of the event via guided tours. The organisers will be using pyrotechnics throughout the weekend to bring the...
09 Nov 2018
Poppies For Pals Tommy, Tony and Tiny had been mates for years back when, From scruffy lads with bloodied knees to three smart grown young men, Tommy married Tiny’s Sister, Tiny stood Best Man, Tony drove the wedding car and ensured they stuck to plan. Beneath the Lancashire Fell Sides they dug the coal together, Early mornings they would go in every kind of weather. Together on a Saturday they...
26 Oct 2018
My subject is War and the Pity of War - Wilfred Owen On Sunday 4 November, one hundred years to the day that Wilfred Owen was killed, Shrewsbury Bookfest in collaboration with St. Chad's Music Festival will present a very special concert at Theatre Severn in celebration of the life and work of Wilfred Owen. In the first half of the concert the Bookfest Remembers Choir, made up of schools and...
Shrewsbury Children's Bookfest
19 Oct 2015
In partnership with the Imperial War Museum and the Shropshire First World War Community Consortium SHREWSBURY CHILDREN’S BOOKFEST will be presenting a series of events each November from 2014 to 2018.  These events will be especially for children, young people and families to commemorate and remember all those who fought in the First World War.  In keeping with Bookfest’s ethos, of enthusing...
16 Oct 2015
SHREWSBURY CHILDREN’S BOOKFEST REMEMBERS WORLD WAR ONE Thursday 19th November – Sunday 22nd November 2015 In partnership with the Imperial War Museum and the Shropshire First World War Community Consortium SHREWSBURY CHILDREN’S BOOKFEST will be presenting a series of events each November from 2014 to 2018.  These events will be especially for children, young people and families to commemorate and...
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