Welcome to the Essex branch of the Western Front Association. 

IMPORTANT NOTE: All meetings will now be on the second Wednesday of each month and alternate between the above venues.

We meet at two venues, one every other month:

Hatfield Peverel, Room 2., The Village Hall, Maldon Rd, Hatfield Peverel, CM3 2HP on the second Wednesday of January, March, May, July September and November.

7:30pm - 8:00pm start.

Hornchurch - 'The Poppy Lounge', 1st Floor, Legion House (RBL Hornchurch Branch), 205 High Street, Hornchurch, Esses, RM11 3XT, on the second Wednesday of February, April, June, August, October and December


2019 Meetings:



10 July "Out East; The German POWs of Tsing Tao" by John Chester Hatfield Peverel
14 August "The American Army in the First World War" by Tony Taylor-Neale Hornchurch
11 September "Away With Fairies" by Kevin Varty Hatfield Peverel
9 October "Disaster in 1914 to Victory in 1918" by Tim Gale Hornchurch
13 November          "Fighting-fit - Preparing a Tommy For War" by Adam Culling Hatfield Peverel
11 December

Christmas Social & Members' Evening with two short talks; "Memorials" by Chris Weekes and "NPB: The Nighthawk" by Ken Wisdom



Car parking available onsite at Hatfield Peverel with limited parking at the actual venue in Hornchurch but ample nearby. 

We request an entrance donation £3 with an optional buffet for £1.50.

Contact Phil Robey 




Upcoming Branch Events

The American Army In The First World War - A Talk by Tony Taylor-Neale

The Poppy Lounge, Royal British Legion, Hornchurch, Rm11 3Xt
14 Aug 2019 20:00
01245 361864

We welcome Tony Taylor-Neale to the Poppy Lounge at the Royal British Legion, Hornchurch to present hos talk about America forces. There is a suggested entrance donation of £3 and there is also an optional buffet for £1.50   None members of the Assocation are always welcome

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Away With The Fairies - A Talk by Kevin Varty

Village Hall, Maldon Road, Hatfield Peverel, CM3 2HP
11 Sep 2019 20:00
01245 361864

We welcome Kevin Varty back to the Village Hall at Hatfield Peverel to present his enigmatically titled talk. Non-members are welcome to attend any Branch meeting. There is a suggested entrance donation of £3 and an optional buffet is available for £1.50

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