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
Local historian and author Jeremy Banning will bring facts of the Canadian Corps in the last 100 days of the Great war to life. On the 8th August 1918 the Black day of the German Army the Canadians led the advance of 12 miles over three days. Between the 8th August 1918 & 11th November 1918 more than 100,000 Canadians advanced over 80 miles a…Event Details
Come and listen to Catherine Rowe-Price's talk on how the British Army provisioned its soldiers with there uniforms from manufacture to the front during the Great War. This was a vital service yet although essential, is not a well known story ,starting in 1914 when the requirement was in thousands through to 1918 when millions were in British uni…Event Details
Phyllida Shaw will bring to life the story of Morris Meredith Evans who pre war was a book illustrator and teacher. Being a very short man he was initially rejected by the Army in 1914, he eventually joined the 17th Battalion of the Welsh Regiment, the first Welsh bantam regiment. He spent 10 months on the Western Front until in 1918 he joined …Event Details