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
A Trip to Switzerland – a little-known aspect of the Great War. Tony Foster's talk is on the heart-warming story of the visits by wives and sweethearts to POWs in Switzerland in 1916. Many will know about the transfer of seriously wounded POWs from both sides to Switzerland for convalescence but few will know the rest of the story. Tony also talk…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
Following the AGM which is brief affair we will have a talk by Niall Battle of Cambrai - Niall Cherry Niall is a locally based amateur historian and regular visitor to branch meetings. Plenty of the members will already have heard talks from Niall. The Battle of Cambrai, launched in November 1917, heralded the first time tanks were used in sig…Event Details