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

'The Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918' a talk by Councillor Cat Arnold
12 Jul

'The Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918' a talk by Councillor Cat Arnold

St Peters Rooms, Ruddington, Notts NG11 6HD
12 Jul 2019 19:00

The Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918 was the deadliest in history, it infected an estimated 500 million people worldwide , and killed an estimated 20 to 50 million victims.   Join us for a fascinating talk on this subject from Counciller Cat Arnold.   (Photograph source: Wickipedia)

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"257 Tunnelling Company" a talk by John Fallon
13 Sep

"257 Tunnelling Company" a talk by John Fallon

St Peters Rooms, Ruddington, Notts NG11 6HD
13 Sep 2019 19:00

Join us for a talk by John Fallon about his Grandfather's service with 257 Tunneling Company, Royal Engineers, during the First World War.

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'The Robin Hoods' a talk by Jonathan D'Hooge
11 Oct

'The Robin Hoods' a talk by Jonathan D'Hooge

St Peters Rooms, Ruddington, Notts NG11 6HD
11 Oct 2019 19:00

The 7th (Robin Hood) Battalion, The Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) is the battalion most closely associated with the city of Nottingham. Popularly known as ‘The Robin Hoods’, the 7th Notts & Derbys took the place of the Robin Hood Rifles, on the formation of the Territorial Force in April 1908. The Robin H…

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