Welcome to the Northumberland branch of the Western Front Association.
VENUE: Shilbottle Community Hall, Grange Road Shilbottle NE66 2XH
Visitors and new members are always welcome.
We ask for a small donation of £3 which includes a light supper.
We meet at 7.15 pm for a 7.30 pm start.
See our list of events for dates and topics.
Upcoming Branch Events
The Capture of Combles on 25 September took part as the larger ‘Battle of Morval’ during the Somme Campaign of 1916. The village of Combles was well to the rear of the original area attacked in July and the area had become a shelter for German reserves, supplies and engineer stores and a staging area for reinforcements. Combles was attacked by t…Event Details
‘Short & missing a finger! Quirks & pitfalls of researching family military history’ presented by Steve Erskine Steve Erskine was formally a curator at The Green Howards Regimental Museum in Richmond, and his talk gives a flavour of his research work.Event Details
Northumberland in the First World War - A Social History by Neil Storey. Neil Storey has had a number of books published on aspects of the First World War and will be focussing on social history in Northumberland during the First World War.Event Details