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.
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
The Long & Arduous Road to Victory - the Tank Corps from Cambrai to the Armistice by Geoffrey Vesey Holt
British tanks played an important role in the hard-fought final defeat of the German Army in 1918. Geoffrey’s talk combines battle specifics with soldiers’ insights. He will look at the unique contribution of this revolutionary form of warfare in the final victorious year of the war. Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Geoffrey Vesey-Holt MBE was commis…Event Details
Journey’s End A seminar reflecting on the events of 1918 and the legacy of WW1 Surrey branch of the Western Front Association Saturday, 3rd November 2018 at Dorking Halls, Dorking, Surrey £30 per person (includes refreshments and buffet lunch) 09:15 – 09:55 Registration and Coffee & Tea 10:00 – 10:10 Welcome from Andy Thompson, Chair,…Event Details
The November meeting is the Surrey Branch AGM. This normally takes about 20 minutes. It will be followed by two presentations by Branch members, showing what a wealth of expertise there is among our members and the extent of the personal research that many of us carry out The talks this year are as follows: Grenades in WW1Graeme Cole explains h…Event Details