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:


Talk and Speaker


9 January

This is the First Bill Fulton Memorial Talk

Notes And Swearies : Blasphemy & Swearing in the BEF 1914-1918  by Mark Connelly.

Hatfield Peverel

13 February

The Last Battle by Peter Hart


13 March

AGM & Doing Their Bit: Suffragettes, Suffragists and the Great War

Hatfield Peverel

10 April

Prime Ministers At The Front  by Graham Adams




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

Peter Hart - The Last Battle

Royal British Legion, 205 High Street Hornchurch RM11 3XT
13 Feb 2019 19:30
01245 361864

We welcome the return of Peter Hart to Hornchurch to present a talk on "The Last Battle - Endgame on the Western Front" Meet at 7:30 for an 8:00 start Non-members are always welcome to any of our Branch meetings £3 suggested entry donation and there an optional buffet available at £1.50 The address is The Poppy Lounge, Royal British Legion, Leg…

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Dr Viv Newman - "Doing Their Bit; Suffragettes, Suffragists and the Great War"

Meeting Room 2, The Village Hall, Maldon Road, Hatfield Peverel, CM3 2HP
13 Mar 2019 19:45
01245 361864

We welcome the return of Dr Viv Newman to Hatfield Peverel to give the latest in her series of presentations about the significant part that women played in the First World War. This talk is entitled "Doing their bit: Suffragettes, Suffragists and the Great War" Please not that this presentation will follow on from the Branch Annual General Meetin…

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