Welcome to the Midlands (East) branch of the Western Front Association. 

You can keep up to date with an events listing and news from the Midland (East) branch on our Facebook Page.

We meet at St. Peter's Rooms, Ruddington on the second Friday of every month except for August, when we have a summer break. Meetings start at 7.00pm, with the talk normally from 7.30pm.

Upcoming Branch Events

Hartlebury V.A.D - Doug Smith
08 Oct

Hartlebury V.A.D - Doug Smith

St Peters Rooms, Ruddington, Notts NG11 6HD
08 Oct 2021 19:30
0787 5156513

In the First World War many hundreds of houses were converted into hospitals to help cope with the many thousands of wounded.  When the War ended these houses were closed and the vast amount of records of the patients and nurses who were at these hospitals, destroyed.  Not so Hartlebury VAD Hospital in Worcestershire.  3 valuable autograph books we…

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Entente Cordially - Paul Handford
12 Nov

Entente Cordially - Paul Handford

St Peters Rooms, Ruddington, Notts NG11 6HD
12 Nov 2021 19:30
0787 5156513

Join us for a fascinating talk by Paul Handford on the little-known subject of the British Volunteers serving in the French Army in the Vosges Mountains. The talk is the result of his detailed research and visiting the Vosges and highlight this unique and well-preserved area.

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Lessons of the Hundred Days - Amiens to the Armistice - Dr. Simon Peaple
10 Dec

Lessons of the Hundred Days - Amiens to the Armistice - Dr. Simon Peaple

St Peters Rooms, Ruddington, Notts NG11 6HD
10 Dec 2021 19:30
0787 5156513

Join us for a fascinating talk by Dr Simon Peaple on lessons learned during the Last Hundred Days Campaign during the Advance from the Battle of Amiens in  8 August 1918 to the Armistice on 11 November 1918.

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