Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Poets of 1918 and some of the WW1 artists - Latest Exhibition on display at The Wilfred Owen Story, Birekenhead, Wirral, UK


Edmund Sambell - Australian poet
Hugh Quigley - British poet and song-writer
Richard Brereton Marriott Watson - British poet
Jozef Maczka – Polish poet
Charles Walter Blackall – British poet
Isaac Rosenberg – British poet and artist
William Hope Hodgson – British poet
Henry Lamont Simpson – British poet
William Fox Ritchie –
Vivian Telfer Pemberton, MC            )
Alexander Lancaster Pemberton, MC ) Twin brother MC soldier poets
Jean Arbousset – French poet
Guillaume Apollinaire – French poet
Armine Frank Gibson Norris – Canadian poet
Gerrit Engelke – German poet
Colin Mitchell – British poet
Ernst Junger – German writer and poet
Louis B. Solomon – British poet
Alec de Candole – British poet
John Enenezer Stewart, MC – Scottish poet
Erwin Clarkson Garrett – American poet
John Hay Maitland Hardyman, DSO, MC, FZS – British poet
Claude Quayle Lewis Penrose, MC and Bar - ~American-born British poet
Jocelyn Alexander – British poet
Edmond Rostand – French poet
Gaston de Ruyter – Belgian pilot Poet
T.P.  Cameron Wilson – British poet
Stanley Casson – poet of two World Wars
Joyce Kilmer – American poet
Cecil Edward Chesterton – British
Everard Lindsay Brine – British Poet
Miles Jeffery Game Day, DSC – British poet
John McCrae – Canadian Doctor, Writer and Poet 
Edward Hylton Young – British poet
Geoffrey Winthrop Young – British poet (brothers)
Murdo Murray – Scottish Poet
Robert Henderson-Bland – British actor and poet
Adrian Consett-Stephens – Australian poet
Guy Lipscombe – British artist and Red Cross volunteer
Helena Gleichen, OBE D St. J. British artist and Red Cross worker
August Macke – German artist
Elliott Seabrooke – British artist and Red Cross volunteer
Kenneth Denton Shoesmith – British Artist
Brian Hatton – British Artist
Gerald Caldwell Siordet – British artist and poet
William Robert Gregory, MC – Irish airman cricketer and artist
Ernest Howard (E.H. ) Shepard, MC – British soldier and artist (Winnie the Pooh)
Martin Hardie -  British artist
Gilbert Holiday – British artist
Bernard Meninsky – British artist
Gilbert Rogers – British artist
Reginald Grange Brundritt – British Artist
Sydney William Carline – British artist
Richard Cotton Carline – British artist
William (Will) C. Penn, MC – British artist

Photo:  Scott Knowles (The Tommy Teaches) at the Wilfred Owen Story, 4th November 2018.

The Wilfred Owen Story, 34 Argyle Street, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 6AE is open Tuesday - Friday 12 noon - 2pm.  Entry is free. Check website for details:  NB The WOS will be closed from 21st December 2018 – 8th January 2019.

Panels from previous exhibitions held at the Wilfred Owen Story, including that featuring some of the poets involved in the Battles of Messines (Mesen), Passchendaele and after in 1917, Poets of the Battle of Arras in 1917, Poets of the Somme 1916, Female Poets of the First World War, Inspirational Women of World War One, Fascinating Facts of the Great War and the panels about some of the Poetry written by Schoolchildren during WW1, are available to view on file at The Wilfred Owen Story. 

Here is a link to a news report about the opening of the exhibition of Poetry written by Schoolchildren during WW1 on 17th March 2018:

Other exhibitions are planned. Exhibition panels are sent out free of charge by e-mail to any venue wishing to host an exhibition.   Details on request.