Welcome to the Lancashire (North) branch of The Western Front Association.
Meetings usually first Monday in the Month.
Meetings 7.00pm for 7.30pm
Entrance donations of £3.00 are invited; there is a raffle and coffee & biscuits to finish the meeting off.
Follow us on our website: The Western Front Association North Lancashire Branch.
Upcoming Branch Events
Following the AGM, which is fairly short affair, members are invited to speak for 10 minutes on any WW1 topic or bring along any artifacts from their collections. There are always some interesting items and at one AGM there was the chance to use a practice bayonet. Meetings usually first Monday in the Month. Meetings 7.00pm for 7.30pm Entra…Event Details
Verdun, 1916, the battle that changed the 20th Century by Philip Stevens Verdun remains the longest single battle in history but one of the least understood. What happened at Verdun and how it affected the British, American, French and German nations for the rest of the war and the rest of the century. Philip is a specialist lecturer and tour…Event Details
A Trip to Switzerland – a little-known aspect of WW1 Tony’s talk is on the heart-warming story of the visits by wives and sweethearts to POW’s in Switzerland in 1916. Many will know about the transfer of seriously wounded POW’s from both sides to Switzerland for convalescence but few will know the rest of the story. Tony also talks about his rese…Event Details