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

'Gothas Over England ' with Ian Castle
29 Mar

'Gothas Over England ' with Ian Castle

Berkshire Sports and Social Club, Sonning Lane Reading RG4 6ST
29 Mar 2018 20:00

Ian Castle will be giving a presentation on Germany's First World War bomber offensive against London.

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Paul Cobb:  Sir John Monash and the Battle of Hamel
26 Apr

Paul Cobb: Sir John Monash and the Battle of Hamel

Berkshire Sports and Social Club, Sonning Lane Reading RG4 6ST
26 Apr 2018 20:00

Most ANZAC officers had not seen wartime action before landing in Egypt, Gallipoli, or the Western Front - although a few had served in South Africa. John Monash was one such officer who only knew military service in Australia. However, he had a distinguished civilian career before the war and was determined to have an equally distinguished career …

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Frances Hurd: Lives Interuppted - Ten Young Officers in the Great War

Berkshire Sports and Social Club, Sonning Lane Reading RG4 6ST
31 May 2018 20:00

An impulse bid online bought Frances a damp and dirty box of Edwardian photographs. Amongst them was one of a hockey team at Sandhurst, dated 1915. Hers is not a 'sports team' project, however, but an exploration of ten families before, during and after the Great War.  Five of the men lived and five died: but the survivors as well as all the famil…

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