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

Half Day Conferece - Facing Armageddon: Ireland and the War in 1918
13 Sep

Half Day Conferece - Facing Armageddon: Ireland and the War in 1918

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) 2 Titanic Boulevard BELFAST BT3 9HQ
13 Sep 2018 14:00

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…

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Dr. Stephen Sandford, 'The London Irish during the Great War'
11 Oct

Dr. Stephen Sandford, 'The London Irish during the Great War'

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI), 2 Titanic Boulevard, Titanic Quarter, Belfast, BT3 9HQ
11 Oct 2018 18:30

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.

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War Stories: community perspectives from the centenary conference
14 Nov

War Stories: community perspectives from the centenary conference

Linen Hall Library, 17 Donegall Square North Belfast BT1 5GB
14 Nov 2018 09:30

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.

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