Welcome to the Surrey Branch of The Western Front Association.


We meet at the Cobham Day Centre, Lushington Road, off Oakdene Road (behind Waitrose Supermarket) Cobham, Surrey KT11 2LY. 

Turn into Lushington Road and the Day Centre is on your right.  Take the first right to get to the free car park.

Third Wednesday each month (second Wednesday in December) at 7.45pm. 

Doors open at 7:15pm.


Forthcoming 2019 Meetings:



  The Battle of Arras by John Peaty




  Men on the Spot – Some Divisional and Brigade Commanders of the BEF, 1916-1918 by Professor Peter Simkins

Members of The Western Front Association and non-members are equally welcome. We ask for a modest £3 donation on the door.  This includes tea, coffee and biscuits at the break (before the Q&A session with the speaker). There is a book raffle and books about the Great War are usually available for sale. 

Any new visitors will be assured of a welcoming and friendly atmosphere among a group of like-minded enthusiasts.



Upcoming Branch Events

Dr John Peaty: The Battle of Arras
21 Aug

Dr John Peaty: The Battle of Arras

Cobham Day Centre, Lushington Drive, Cobham, Surrey KT11 2LY, UK
21 Aug 2019 19:45

The events of April 1917 in the Arras area are often side-lined as those interested in the Great War concentrate on The Somme and Passchendaele but the Battle of Arras was, proportionately, the bloodiest battle fought by the British Army during the war. The casualty rate was higher than any other action, a statistic overlooked because it was a rela…

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