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