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).

 

 

Upcoming Branch Events

'The War Poets Collection at Craiglockart, Edinburgh'
27 Jan

'The War Poets Collection at Craiglockart, Edinburgh'

Glasite Hall, King Street Dundee DD1 2JB
27 Jan 2018 14:30

Catherine Walker. In the summer of 1917 two officers, both of them writers and poets, met at Craiglockhart War Hospital for Officers, the fine Victorian hydropathic building that is now Edinburgh Napier University Business School. Wilfred Owen was recovering from shell-shock - his condition having been described as 'shaky'. Siegfried Sassoon had b…

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'An Artist's War'
17 Mar

'An Artist's War'

Glasite Hall, King Street Dundee DD1 2JB
17 Mar 2018 14:30

Phyllida Shaw. At the start of the Great War Morris Meredith Williams was living in Edinburgh with his wife Alice, a sculptor, and earning his living from book illustration and teaching. In 1915 he was commissioned into the 17th Welsh. Never without a sketchbook and pencils in his pocket he drew at every opportunity, producing an extraordinary rec…

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'The Aisne Again: May 1918' - The Essence of Blitzkreig
12 May

'The Aisne Again: May 1918' - The Essence of Blitzkreig

Glasite Hall, King Street Dundee DD1 2JB
12 May 2018 14:30

David Blanchard. This year is the centenary of the Aisne Battle on 27 May- the greatest one day advance on the Western Front since trench warfare began in September 1914. This was a significant battle that also marked the turning point on the Western Front according to Sidney Rogerson it was  'The Last of the Ebb'.  After this action in May-June 1…

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