Welcome to the Midlands (East) branch of the Western Front Association.
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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
We are privileged to have Andy Robertshaw a respected military historian and TV presenter as the speaker at our Branch Meeting tonight, he will talk about the current archaeological and conservation project at Hawthorn Ridge Crater being carried out by the Hawthorn Ridge Crater Association in which he is involved. This talk is highly recommended a…Event Details
Tonight Peter Gill will present his one-man play "Meet Tommy Atkins". Meet Tommy Atkins – Peter Gill On August 4th 1914, with the declaration of war between Britain and Germany, reservist Tommy Atkins is immediately called up to serve his country. Within wee…Event Details
In this talk Hedley Malloch will detail how, on 25 February 1915, the Germans shot eleven British soldiers who had been lost during the retreat to the Marne, and one Frenchman, in Guise Chateau after first making them dig their own graves. This the soldiers’ story, one of whom was Fred Innocent from Lenton, Nottingham (his immediat…Event Details