Welcome to the Cheltenham and Gloucester branch

 

We meet on the second Tuesday of every month at the National Star, College, Ullenwood, Cheltenham, GL53 9QU at 7.30pm.

All are welcome

The Cheltenham and Gloucester Branch is very active with regular attendance of over 40 people at our monthly meeting meetings.

As well as regular speakers we have film and documentary showings and organised trips both in this country and to the Western Front. 

A donation of £3.50 (£1.50 for students) would be greatly appreciated

 

Find out more from our website: The Western Front Association Cheltenham & Gloucestershire Branch 

Facebook: Cheltenham & Gloucestershire Branch of the Western Front Association.

Twitter: @CGWFA

 

 

Upcoming Branch Events

'Royal Garrison Artillery 1899-1923: Part 1 Port Defence' with Geoff Spring
09 Oct

'Royal Garrison Artillery 1899-1923: Part 1 Port Defence' with Geoff Spring

National Star College, Ullenwood, Cheltenham, GL53 9QU
09 Oct 2018 19:30

A brief history of the Royal Artillery - Why the Royal Artillery, in 1899, split into two Corps, the Royal Field Artillery and the Royal Garrison Artillery.The impact of:-Technology on the threats from enemy navies attacking the Royal Navy in Ports.The 1904-05 Russo-Japanese War.The British State’s Policy for defending the British Empire’s Ports.As…

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'Are We There Yet? Some thoughts on the Centenary of 1918' with Professor Peter Simkins
13 Nov

'Are We There Yet? Some thoughts on the Centenary of 1918' with Professor Peter Simkins

National Star College, Ullenwood, Cheltenham, GL53 9QU
13 Nov 2018 19:30

In this talk, our President, Professor Peter Simkins, will discuss how far our collective views and interpretations of the Great War have changed during his fifty-six years as a military historian. He will also look at the varied experiences of a small number of middle-ranking commanders in 1918.

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Members’ Evening : Venue to be announced
11 Dec

Members’ Evening : Venue to be announced

National Star College, Ullenwood, Cheltenham, GL53 9QU
11 Dec 2018 19:30

For our December meeting we draw on the side and varied expertise and knowledge of our Branch members. We will have ten minute presentations on a Great War related subject of their choice. ***PLEASE NOTE - VENUE TO BE ANNOUNCED!***

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