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. 

 

 



Future Meetings:

See our list of events for dates and topics.
 

 

Upcoming Branch Events

'Combles' by Sean Godfrey
04 Oct

'Combles' by Sean Godfrey

Shilbottle Community Hall, Grange Road, Shilbottle, Northumberland, NE66 2XH
04 Oct 2021 19:30

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…

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Short & missing a finger! - Quirks & pitfalls of researching family military history
01 Nov

Short & missing a finger! - Quirks & pitfalls of researching family military history

Shilbottle Community Hall, Grange Road, Shilbottle, NE66 2XH
01 Nov 2021 19:30

‘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.

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Northumberland in the First World War - A Social History
06 Dec

Northumberland in the First World War - A Social History

Shilbottle Community Hall, Grange Road, Shilbottle, NE66 2XH
06 Dec 2021 19:30

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.

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