Welcome to the Yorkshire Branch of The Western Front Association. 

We meet on Saturdays at 2.30pm

The branch venue for our monthly meetings is easy to find, being in "The Hive" block of Manor Academy, Millfield Lane at Nether Poppleton.

Millfield Lane can be accessed off the A1237 (York's northern ring road).

See map below for the location of our venue. 

Car Parking

There is a large free car park on site.

Buses

The number 10 bus (out of York City Centre) runs every half hour and stops directly outside the school

Branch Events

'Sir John Monash and the Battle of Le Hamel, July 1918' talk by Paul Cobb
11 Nov

'Sir John Monash and the Battle of Le Hamel, July 1918' talk by Paul Cobb

Manor Academy, Millfield Lane Nether Poppleton York YO26 6PA
11 Nov 2017 14:30

In this talk Paul Cobb will look at the career of General Monash whose spectacular promotion led him to command the Australian Corps. Monash was highly regarded, and even touted as a possible replacement for Sir Douglas Haig. But was he as good as his reputation now suggests? The second half of this presentation will look at the Battle of Le Hamel…

Event Details
'Kitchener’s Mob' a presentation by Peter Doyle
09 Dec

'Kitchener’s Mob' a presentation by Peter Doyle

Manor Academy, Millfield Lane Nether Poppleton York YO26 6PA
09 Dec 2017 14:30

Nearly 6 million men served in the ranks of the BEF  between August 1914 and November 1918. A remarkable 2.5 million of those who enlisted were volunteers responding to appeals issued by Field Marshal Lord Kitchener, then the Secretary of State for War. This talk covers the amazing story of ‘Kitchener’s Army’ and its volunteer soldiers, the men of…

Event Details