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
David Blanchard 'The Aisne Again: May 1918- the essence of blitzkrieg’ 2018 marks the centenary of the Aisne Battle on 27 May 1918- the greatest one day advance on the Western Front since trench warfare began in September 1914. This was a significant battle that also marked the turning point on the Western Front according to Sidney Rogerson it …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
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