Western Front Association
The Western Front Association

MEETINGS

Meetings are held in Lancaster City Museum (see Location) on the first Monday in the month (except where stated otherwise) commencing 7:30 pm (the room is open from 7:00 pm).  All are welcome, entrance donations of £3 are invited and a raffle is held to support branch funds.

2018/19 PROGRAMME

(ALL MEETINGS ON FIRST MONDAY IN MONTH AT 7.30 PM EXCEPT WHERE STATED OTHERWISE)

Nov 5th:  Verdun, 1916, the battle that changed the 20th century – Philip Stevens

Dec 3rd:  A.G.M and Christmas Social – After the A.G.M Niall Cherry will give his talk entitled The Battle of Cambrai

Jan 7th:  The French Army on the Somme 1916 - Dave O’Mara

Feb 4th:  Whippet Tanks in the Battle of Amiens – Rob Langham

March 4th:  1919; Versailles and the Origins of WW2 - Simon Peaple

April 1st:  Naval Disaster on the Broad Fourteens:  Sinking of HMS Cressy & two sister ships – Stan Grosvenor

May 13th (2nd MONDAY): Britain’s 1918 Intervention in Russia: Policy and Outcome – Joe Corcoran

June 3rd:  When Tommy Came Limping Home: Caring for the British War Disabled after 1918 - Dr Jessica Meyer

July 1st:  Frightfulness – Britain and the Advent of Chemical Warfare on the Western Front 1915 – Nick Paul

Aug 5th:     To be advised

Sept 2nd:  British Prisoners in the Great War – Dr Oliver Wilkinson