Welcome to the Scotland (Tayside) branch of The Western Front Association. 

We meet at 2.30pm at Glasite Hall, which is adjacent to St Andrew's Church, King Street, Dundee, DD1 2JB. (Bottom of King Street next door to the Wellgate Centre).

 

Forthcoming 2019 Meetings

29 June

TBA

7 September   

Television and the Great War  by Taff Gillingham

 

 

Upcoming Branch Events

In Search of the Unknown Warrior

Glasite Hall, Dundee
29 Jun 2019 14:00

Ron Scrimgeor The story of the 'Unknown Warrior' has fascinated Ron Scrimgeour for more than forty years. His research began then with the Ministry of Defence and the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Military matters were not a high priority then and the Vietnam War summed up an unofficial attitude – that the military were a necessary evil and …

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Television and The Great War

Glasite Hall, Dundee
07 Sep 2019 14:00

Taff Gillingham. Using his own experience of the television industry over the past 15 years, Taff looks at how The Great War has been portrayed on British Television over the past 50 years.   Suffolk-based Taff Gillingham is a phenomenon. He is a military historian specialising in the British and Commonwealth soldier, 1899-1960 and is an expert …

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Aspects of War - A Great War Tribute

Glasite Hall, Dundee
02 Nov 2019 14:00

The Strathmore Speakers Club. Just a week before Armistice Day the members of the Strathmore Speakers Club will deliver a programme of short speeches on aspects of the Great War and its aftermath interspersed with readings from Scottish war poets and including a presentation on Western Front cemeteries.

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