Welcome to the Avon branch
We meet at 7.30pm on the third Wednesday each month (except August) at Kingswood Community Association Centre, The Arch, High Street, Kingswood, Bristol, BS15 4AB.
Any new visitors will be assured of a welcoming and friendly atmosphere among a group of like minded enthusiasts.
Members of the Western Front Association and non members are equally welcome, we ask for a modest £5 donation on the door.
Upcoming Branch Events
The Aisne Again. May 1918 by David Blanchard This talk on the events of attack that fell on the British sector of the front between the 27th May and 1st June 1918, This area had been a French held sector since 1915 and the French had fought one of its major engagements of the war here in 1917, the ill-fated Nivelle Offensive. The British were als…Event Details
From Flying Dreadnought to Dogfighter by Greg Baughen In this talk, Greg Baughen describes the story behind British efforts to overcome the problems. Inspired by the Royal Navy's dreadnoughts, the Royal Flying Corps planned to rule the skies with their own aerial battleships. It was an approach that proved to be a mistake and would delay the d…Event Details
Derek Clayton will be giving a talk on three days in the First World War. An in depth look at the New Army 49th Division starting with there performance in September 1916 on the Somme , followed by October 1917 at 3rd Ypres and finally November 1918 in the Advance to Victory. Both members of the WFA and non members are equally welcome we as…Event Details