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 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
The French Army on the Somme 1916 by Dave O'Mara The talk covers the lesser known 'French Battle of the Somme' July-December 1916 serving as an introduction to the French participation, almost 50/50 by the end of the battle, in what is usually thought of as a 'British' battle. The talk begins with brief accounts of 1914 and 1915 (and 1871!) befor…Event Details
The Whippet Tank at the Battle of Amiens by Rob Langham The Battle of Amiens is described as a great example of 'all arms' warfare however little has been published about the role of the whippet tank in this battle. Rob Langham addresses this subject in his new talk. The image is IWM Q70967, used with the kind permission of the IWM.Event Details