6 November: ‘High Roads of the War: The Work of Nurses on Ambulance Trains’ (194-1918) with Prof Christine Hallet

6 November: ‘High Roads of the War: The Work of Nurses on Ambulance Trains’…

06 Nov 2019 17:15
National Event

Prof Christine Hallet will be giving a lecture on ‘High Roads of the War: The Work of Nurses on Ambu…

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'Zeebrugge raid" by Alan Wakefield.

'Zeebrugge raid" by Alan Wakefield.

06 Nov 2019 19:30
Cambridgeshire

Alan Wakefield makes a return visit to the branch. This time his presentation will be in the Zeebrug…

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7 November : Reburial at Loos British Cemetery

7 November : Reburial at Loos British Cemetery

07 Nov 2019 10:30
National Event

L/Cpl Frederick Perkins will be reburied with fill military honours on 7 November at 10:30am. …

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7 November : ‘Refugee relief during the First World War: Belgian refugees in Birmingham’ with Jolien De Vuyst (Ghent University)

7 November : ‘Refugee relief during the First World War: Belgian refugees i…

07 Nov 2019 18:00
National Event

During the First World War, 1.5 million Belgians or one fifth of the total population fled the count…

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'The Kaiser Goes To War' a talk by Michael Credland

'The Kaiser Goes To War' a talk by Michael Credland

08 Nov 2019 19:00
Midlands (East)

Following on from his interesting talk last year, 'Tommy Goes To War', Michael Credland returns to t…

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Dardanelles to Victory, Gallipoli Men in the last 100 days by Clive Harris

Dardanelles to Victory, Gallipoli Men in the last 100 days by Clive Harris

08 Nov 2019 19:30
Lancashire and Cheshire

content TBC please note Also 7.45pm Remembrance ceremony at 7thCheshire Reg. Memorial

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‘The killing of the Iron 12’: the execution of British soldiers in WW1

‘The killing of the Iron 12’: the execution of British soldiers in WW1

09 Nov 2019 14:30
Yorkshire

In this talk Hedley Malloch will detail how, on 25 February 1915, the Germans shot eleven British so…

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'Versailles, a Failed Peace' by Dr Simon Peaples

'Versailles, a Failed Peace' by Dr Simon Peaples

11 Nov 2019 18:30
Staffs (North) & Cheshire (South)

We welcome Simon back to the branch!   Simon's  talk looks at the impact of the Versailles settlem…

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The Unknown Warrior - Tony Alderman

The Unknown Warrior - Tony Alderman

13 Nov 2019 19:30
Somerset

The Unknown Warrior by Tony Alderman. Follow the journey of the Unknown Warrior from it's initial i…

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The Last Naval Hero: The extraordinary story of David, 1st Earl Beatty by Roy Smart

The Last Naval Hero: The extraordinary story of David, 1st Earl Beatty by R…

13 Nov 2019 19:45
Heart of England

Blessed with the Nelson touch, an matinee-idol image, and a ruthless and charismatic personality, Be…

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Winter conference:  The Ripples of War - the political, cultural and social fallout of the Great War

Winter conference: The Ripples of War - the political, cultural and social…

14 Nov 2019 09:30
Antrim and Down

We plan to hold our annual Winter Conference on the impacts of the Great War in Ireland and the wide…

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14 - 17 November : FREE ART EXHIBITION : The Bravest Little Street in England

14 - 17 November : FREE ART EXHIBITION : The Bravest Little Street in Engla…

14 Nov 2019 10:00
National Event

All photographs by Carole Evans            A memorial to the lost men of Chapel Street, Altrincha…

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'King Edward VI Grammar School and Birmingham in the First World War' with Alison Wheatley

'King Edward VI Grammar School and Birmingham in the First World War' with …

16 Nov 2019 14:00
Birmingham

Alison Wheatley will give a talk on King Edward VI Grammar School and Birmingham in the First World …

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Keeping our transport going, MT workshops in WW1 - a talk by Roy Larkin

Keeping our transport going, MT workshops in WW1 - a talk by Roy Larkin

16 Nov 2019 14:30
Ox & Bucks

Continuing Roy's theme of transportation during the Great War, today he looks at the workshops and e…

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Clearing the Dead From The Battlefields 1919-1941 - Talk by Peter Hodgkinson

Clearing the Dead From The Battlefields 1919-1941 - Talk by Peter Hodgkinso…

18 Nov 2019 20:00
Southend on Sea

Clearing the Dead From The Battlefields 1919-1941 - Talk by Peter Hodgkinson Between the wars a pro…

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