Welcome to the Antrim and Down Branch.
We meet at 6.30pm at the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) on the second Thursday of each month. We do not meet however in January, July, August (this year) or December.
Members of The Western Front Association and non-members are equally welcome.
We ask for a modest optional £4 donation on the door. Any new visitors will be assured of a welcoming and friendly atmosphere among a group of like-minded enthusiasts.
We have our own website. Tap here to learn more: Antrim and Down
Upcoming Branch Events
The branch, in conjunction with PRONI, is hosting a half-day conference looking at the final year of the First World War in Ireland. This event will be held at PRONI on Thursday 13 September 2018 from 2.00pm to 5.00pm. The Conference is free but delegates need to book. Information is here. The speakers include: Dr Timothy Bowman on ‘Recruitm…Event Details
Dr Stephen Sandford, author of the 10th Division in the Great War, talks about the 18th Battalion of the London Regiment, known as the London Irish, during the Great War.Event Details
The Linen Hall Library, Antrim & Down branch of the Western Front Association and the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland are holding a free morning conference at the Linen Hall Library to share stories about the Great War researched and discovered by community groups, individuals or academics during the centenary of the First World War.Event Details