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

BRANCH TOUR - "The Opening and Closing Shots"

Glasite Hall, King Street, Dundee, DD1 2JB
04 Jun 2019 09:00

The 2019 WFA Tayside  tour to the Western Front takes a look at the less visited and less examined parts of the British and Empire campaign that took place at the beginning and end of the Great War.  First, the period before both sides went to ground in the trenches in September 1914, and second the final months when troops left the trenches behind…

Event Details

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 …

Event Details

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 …

Event Details