Welcome to the Staffs (North) & Cheshire (South) branch of The Western Front Association.

 

PLEASE NOTE : We will be re-commencing meetings on Monday 13th September 2021 in our new venue Newcastle Congregational Church

Doors open at 6:45pm and meetings start at 7pm.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Upcoming Branch Events

"The Navy in East Africa in 1915-1916, SMS Konigsberg and the African Queen" by Paul Blurton
14 Feb

"The Navy in East Africa in 1915-1916, SMS Konigsberg and the African Queen" by Paul Blurton

Congregational Church, King Street, Newcastle under Lyme, StaffsST5 1EJ
14 Feb 2022 18:45

Paul's talk starts with the destruction of the German light cruiser SMS Konigsberg in the Rufiji river delta in German East Africa, now Tanzania. The second part covers the expedition to Lake Tanganyika, the Germans on the east bank of the lake and the control of the lake with the civilian ship the Graf von Gotzen which had been armed, and the B…

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"Ten Days to Win the War: The German Spring Offensive 1918" by Dr Spencer Jones
14 Mar

"Ten Days to Win the War: The German Spring Offensive 1918" by Dr Spencer Jones

Congregational Church, King Street, Newcastle under Lyme, StaffsST5 1EJ
14 Mar 2022 18:45

A big welcome back to the branch to Dr Spencer Jones. In March 1918 the German Empire mustered its last reserves of strength and launched an all-out attack designed to break the Western Front and win the war.  The British Army stood in the path of the oncoming storm.  The events of the first ten days of the offensive represented perhaps the greate…

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Dr Graham Kemp 'Experiences of The Royal Flying Corps in the Desert 1914-1917'
11 Apr

Dr Graham Kemp 'Experiences of The Royal Flying Corps in the Desert 1914-1917'

Congregational Church, King Street, Newcastle under Lyme, StaffsST5 1EJ
11 Apr 2022 18:45

Details to follow....

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