Welcome to the Lancashire (North) branch of The Western Front Association.

Meetings restarted successfully in September with attendees giving their approval to the new venue: The Victoria Institute, 2-4 Brookhouse Road, Caton, Lancaster. LA2 9QT

The Victoria Institute, image capture May 2019  (c) Google Maps

Meetings are usually held on the first Monday in the Month.  The only exception is when the Monday is a Bank Holiday and we then move the meeting to the Tuesday  

The doors open at 7pm with the talk starting promptly at 7.30pm.

Entrance donations of £3.00 are invited; there is a raffle and coffee & biscuits to finish the meeting off.

New attendees are always given a warm welcome.

Members of the Western Front Association and non-members are invited to join us.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Branch Events

'The British Army and the Working Class in the Great War' by Dr. Stephen Roberts
07 Mar

'The British Army and the Working Class in the Great War' by Dr. Stephen Roberts

Victoria Institute, 2-4 Brookhouse Road, Caton, Lancaster LA2 9QT
07 Mar 2022 19:30
07922 539256

This is a study in how the British Army harnessed the working-class skills and identity to fight the First World War.  Examples include road, rail and water transport, mechanical engineering, animal husbandry, food preparation, medicine and clothing repair.  How war service affected the workers in these fields is also explored. Dr Roberts was a Se…

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'The Boys of Leith - Remembering a Forgotten Battalion' by Denise North
04 Apr

'The Boys of Leith - Remembering a Forgotten Battalion' by Denise North

Victoria Institute, 2-4 Brookhouse Road, Caton, Lancaster LA2 9QT
04 Apr 2022 19:30
07922 539256

The Boys of Leith - remembering a forgotten battalion by Denise North.

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'To Kill a Sub: the U-boat campaign and anti-submarine strategy, tactics and operations in the Great War by Scott Lindgren'
03 May

'To Kill a Sub: the U-boat campaign and anti-submarine strategy, tactics and operations in the Great War by Scott Lindgren'

Victoria Institute, 2-4 Brookhouse Road, Caton, Lancaster LA2 9QT
03 May 2022 19:30
07922 539256

To Kill a Sub: the U-boat campaign and anti-submarine strategy, tactics and operations in the Great War.   This talk explores the background to the U-boat strategy and campaigns, and the strategy and tactics employed in an attempt to counter these.

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