A partial view of Wem in north Shropshire
Wem Civic Society
  • Information about the society
  • Events - Wem Civic Society

    Tuesday 19th February 2019
    Wem Senior Club [SY4 5ER], 7.30pm
    Home Front Heroines
    Women of Oswestry from 1914 to 1922
    by Sarah Gathercole
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A Partial View of Wem in North Shropshire

History of Wem including:
Lilian Airey;
Memories, Town & Village;
Rural Industries;
Wem, WWI & WWII;
Wem's Missing Charter.

Wem Combine Harvesters
10th Wem Spring Market
Saturday 6th April, 2019

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Shops in Wem.

Great Spotted Woodpecker
Two of these birds are frequently seen around
Soulton Road.

For more Images of Wem
For some entries from the WCS Photographic Competition
Links to other organisations
Animals & Plants around Wem
Garden Orchards & Woodland Gardening
Growing Food in Wem
The Great Escape 1944 and Cyril Swain

An Information and Book Display by Wem Civic Society and Wem Library.

  • Cyril Swain and his family
  • Stalag Luft III
  • The Escape and its Aftermath
March 12 to April in Wem Library

Commemorative Service for Cyril Swain
and the other airmen who were murdered after the Great Escape.
Saint Peter & St Paul's Parish Church
Sunday, March 24, 2.30pm
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