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.
Upcoming Branch Events
We are delighted to welcome back to the branch Christina Holstien who is one of our most popular speakers. As those of you who have been to one her talks before will know, she is an expert on all aspects of the Battle of Verdun and has written many guidebooks to the area. Her talk this year will focus on a largely unknown period of the Battle and…Event Details
Dr. Barry Blades is a writer and speaker specialising in the history of war and education. For over thirty years, Barry taught History in secondary schools in London and Peterborough and has extensive experience as a senior leadership in education, having been a Associate Headteacher, Ofsted Inspector, Chair of Governors and Trustee of an educatio…Event Details
Sir Max Hastings has described Gary as “One of Britain’s foremost historians of the First World War, insightful, original, and superbly informed’ so I’m delighted that he has agreed to come and talk to the branch. Currently professor of war studies at Wolverhampton University, his academic career started in the Dept of War Studies, Royal Military …Event Details