Welcome to the Thames Valley branch of The Western Front Association. 

We meet on the last Thursday of each month at 8.00pm.

Members of The Western Front Association and non-members are equally welcome.

We ask for a modest donation of £4 on the door which includes sandwiches after the meeting. A bar is also available.

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

VENUE: Berkshire Sports & Social Club, Sonning Lane, Reading RG4 6ST.

Upcoming Branch Events

Roll of Honour: Schooling and the Great War 1914-19.
31 Jan

Roll of Honour: Schooling and the Great War 1914-19.

Berkshire Sports and Social Club, Sonning Lane, Reading, RG4 6ST
31 Jan 2019 20:00

Dr Barry Blades: Roll of Honour: Schooling and the Great War 1914-19  After a career in teaching, senior leadership and consultancy in secondary schools, Dr Barry Blades is now concentrating upon research into the impact of the First World War on British education. He has been commissioned by Pen & Sword books to write a trilogy of books under…

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Prof. Peter Simkins:  Up the Sharp End: The Experience of the 12th (Eastern)  Division in the Hundred Days, 1918.
28 Feb

Prof. Peter Simkins: Up the Sharp End: The Experience of the 12th (Eastern) Division in the Hundred Days, 1918.

Berkshire Sports and Social Club, Sonning Lane, Reading, RG4 6ST
28 Feb 2019 20:00

Prof. Peter Simkins:  Up the Sharp End: The Experience of the 12th (Eastern)  Division in the Hundred Days, 1918. The 12th (Eastern) Division had a success rate of nearly 70 per cent in its attacks during the BEF's 'Hundred Days' offensive between 8 August and 11 November 1918. In his talk, Professor Peter Simkins will discuss and examine some of …

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How the Allies won The War in 1918
28 Mar

How the Allies won The War in 1918

Berkshire Sports and Social Club, Sonning Lane, Reading, RG4 6ST
28 Mar 2019 20:00

Prof. Gary Sheffield - How the Allies won The War in 1918 Branch member, Academic, and prolific author, Gary Sheffield is sure to give a fascinating talk, usually encompassing his last research.  An annual event that is not to be missed.

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