Welcome to the Wessex branch of The Western Front Association.

We meet at 2.00pm for a 2.30pm start.

Future Meetings:     


11 January 

PhD Thesis Presentations by Ben Holmes & Matthew Heaslip

1 February 

Amateur Soldiering Before, During and After the Great War by Prof Gary Sheffield

7 March 

Folly and Malice – The Balkans by Marko Gasic

4 April 

AGM and ‘The Right Medicine for the Bolshevist’  by Simon Jones

There are no meetings in July or August. 

Meetings are held at Pimperne Village Hall in the heart of rural Dorset. Pimperne village lies two miles north-east of the Georgian Town of Blandford Forum with Blandford Camp, currently home of the Royal Signals, less than a mile away. 


Upcoming Branch Events

Dr David Kenyon: Bletchley Park & D Day

Pimperne Village Hall, Newfield Road, Pimperne, Dorset, DT11 8UZ, UK
06 Jun 2020 14:30

Dr David Kenyon is a British archaeologist and military historian. He was one of the military advisors on the film War Horse. He is known for his work on presenting and interpreting World War 1 history at public events and in the media. Since 2015, he is the Research Historian at Bletchley Park. He is also an Associate Lecturer in History at Brunel…

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