Welcome to the Southend on Sea branch of The Western Front Association.

We meet at The Royal Naval Association Building, 73 East Street. Southend, SS2 6LQ on the third Monday of each month at 8.00pm.

Branch Events

'Five Days In Hell - The Siege Of Fort Vaux'. A talk given by Christina Holstien
20 Nov

'Five Days In Hell - The Siege Of Fort Vaux'. A talk given by Christina Holstien

Royal Naval Association (Southend) , 73-79 East St Southend-on-Sea SS2 6LQ
20 Nov 2017 20:00

Following her memorable talk to the branch last year, Christina Holstein returns to present a talk about the German siege and capture of Fort Vaux. In all the horrors of the Battle of Verdun the German siege of Fort Vaux in June 1916 stands out as one of the worst. Lasting for only five days it hardly compares with the great sieges of history yet …

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Festive Fish Fry (Tickets £7.00) and 'Mary Borden - A Women Of Two Wars' a talk by Jane Conway
18 Dec

Festive Fish Fry (Tickets £7.00) and 'Mary Borden - A Women Of Two Wars' a talk by Jane Conway

Royal Naval Association (Southend) , 73-79 East St Southend-on-Sea SS2 6LQ
18 Dec 2017 20:00

Please note that the Festive Fish Fry meeting is a sell out each year and you will need to book a place in advance (tickets £7). Please contact the Branch for more details. Jane Conway is the author of the acclaimed biography about the life of Mary Borden. Mary was an American socialite who used her own considerable wealth to create a French fiel…

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