Welcome to the Birmingham branch.

We meet at Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, King Edward Sq, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AB on the third Saturday of every month at 2.00pm.

We have our own website: The Western Front Association (Birmingham Branch) where you will find the programme of events, contacts, newsletter and branch business. 

Upcoming Branch Events

'The Boys Brigade 1914-1918' with Rob Bolton
21 Jul

'The Boys Brigade 1914-1918' with Rob Bolton

Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, King Edward Sq, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AB
21 Jul 2018 14:00

Rob Bolton Rob is a retired teacher. He has always been passionate about the brigade movement of today, as well as appreciating and promoting the movement’s history and heritage. His book Boys of the Brigade at War is clearly a labour of love. During World War One there were many cartoons produced mocking young brigade lads as the 'last line of d…

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'Twisting the tail of the Dragon-The Zeebrugge Raid April 22/23 1918' with Alan Wakefield
18 Aug

'Twisting the tail of the Dragon-The Zeebrugge Raid April 22/23 1918' with Alan Wakefield

Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, King Edward Sq, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AB
18 Aug 2018 14:00

Alan Wakefield has made many research visits to the Salonika battlefields and has written a fascinating book on the campaign, with Simon Moody, Under the Devils Eye. Alan is Chairman of the Salonika Campaign Society, and a member of the British Commission for Military History, the Society for Army Historical research, the Western Front Association…

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'Haig, Foch, Pershing and the Battle of St.Mihiel' with Michael O'Brian
15 Sep

'Haig, Foch, Pershing and the Battle of St.Mihiel' with Michael O'Brian

Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, King Edward Sq, Sutton Coldfield, B73 6AB
15 Sep 2018 14:00

St Mihiel is noteworthy because it was the first set piece battle planned by Americans and carried out under American command. This talk by Michael O'Brian will cover the personalities involved; the battle itself and the German analysis of the situation. It remains a controversial event and the issues which arose will be discussed.

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