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

'Twisting the Dragon’s Tail: The Zeebrugge Raid 23 April 1918' with Alan Wakefield
25 Oct

'Twisting the Dragon’s Tail: The Zeebrugge Raid 23 April 1918' with Alan Wakefield

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

Alan Wakefield Twisting the Dragon’s Tail: The Zeebrugge Raid 23 April 1918 Alan Wakefield was a curator at the National Maritime Museum and is now Head of First World War & Early 20th Century Conflict at the IWM. In 2004 he co-authored Under the Devil’s Eye: Britain’s Forgotten Army at Salonika 1915-1918 for Sutton Publishing and, in 2006, …

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'Ambrosia and Ulcers: Douglas Haig and BEF Logistical Development during the Great War' with Rob Thompson
29 Nov

'Ambrosia and Ulcers: Douglas Haig and BEF Logistical Development during the Great War' with Rob Thompson

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

Rob Thompson: Ambrosia and Ulcers: Douglas Haig and BEF Logistical Development during the Great War Facing his first mid-life crisis Rob took a degree in Politics & Contemporary history graduating with a First. It was there that he blindly stumbled into the world of military history and the Great War which he ended up teaching at the Universit…

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