30 January : ‘Reconstructing Flanders' fields after the Great War’ with Dries Claeys

30 January : ‘Reconstructing Flanders' fields after the Great War’ with Dri…

30 Jan 2020 18:00
National Event

Although the war damage in Belgium was nowhere near the scale of the French 'regions dévastées', the…

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'It's All a Bit Heath Robinson' by Luci Gosling

'It's All a Bit Heath Robinson' by Luci Gosling

30 Jan 2020 19:30
Kent (North West)

This talk examines the life and career of one of Britain's best-loved humorous artists with particul…

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'Amateur soldiers in Britain and the Empire 1912– 1920' with Prof. Gary Sheffield

'Amateur soldiers in Britain and the Empire 1912– 1920' with Prof. Gary She…

30 Jan 2020 20:00
Thames Valley

Professor Gary Sheffield will be talking about Amateur soldiers in Britain and the Empire 1912– 1920…

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31 Jan to 1 Feb : 2nd Modern Conflict Research Symposium

31 Jan to 1 Feb : 2nd Modern Conflict Research Symposium

31 Jan 2020 09:30
National Event

The 2nd Modern Conflict Research Symposium will be hosted at the Imperial War Museum North, Manchest…

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'East Africa in WW1: The Kenyan battlefield 1914-1916' by Kevin Patience

'East Africa in WW1: The Kenyan battlefield 1914-1916' by Kevin Patience

31 Jan 2020 19:30
Devon and Cornwall

Kevin Patience will be giving a talk on East Africa in the First World War. The Kenyan battlefield 1…

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Onward Christian Soldiers by Mavis Sellers

Onward Christian Soldiers by Mavis Sellers

01 Feb 2020 13:30
Yorkshire (West Riding)

This talk looks at the work, and the deaths, of two Army Chaplains on the Western Front, Rev.Char…

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

'Amateur Soldiering Before, During and After the Great War' by Prof Gary Sh…

01 Feb 2020 14:00
Wessex

Professor Gary Sheffield will be giving at talk on amateur soldiering.  Gary Sheffield is the Honor…

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Goodbye, Old Man: The artist Fortunino Matania's vision of the Great War

Goodbye, Old Man: The artist Fortunino Matania's vision of the Great War

01 Feb 2020 14:30
Yorkshire

For the first half of the 20th Century, Fortunino Matania drew many iconic moments, including the si…

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Legal (and other) aspects of killing people in the Great War

Legal (and other) aspects of killing people in the Great War

02 Feb 2020 14:00
Wiltshire

Our February talk will be a new talk on the WFA speakers' circuit having its first presentation at t…

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'Baby Steps at Gallipoli by Peter Hart'

'Baby Steps at Gallipoli by Peter Hart'

03 Feb 2020 19:30
Lancashire (North)

Baby Steps at Gallipoli

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'British Children’s Literature and the First World War ' with Dr David Budgen

'British Children’s Literature and the First World War ' with Dr David Budg…

04 Feb 2020 19:00
Kent (East)

Dr David Budgen will be giving a talk on British Children’s Literature and the First World War based…

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`Impact of the economic blockade on Germany AFTER the armistice -- By Graham Kemp

`Impact of the economic blockade on Germany AFTER the armistice -- By Graha…

04 Feb 2020 19:30
Chesterfield

Impact of the economic blockade on Germany AFTER the armistice and how it led  to WW2           …

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'Somme to Arras'  by Andrew Lock

'Somme to Arras' by Andrew Lock

04 Feb 2020 19:30
Norfolk

Andrew Lock will be giving a talk he calls 'The Somme to Arras'.    IMAGE: image: Two sets of Brit…

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5 February: King George V in the Great War by Alexandra Churchill

5 February: King George V in the Great War by Alexandra Churchill

05 Feb 2020 17:30
National Event

George V was somewhat of an unknown entity to his subjects on the outbreak of war. By 1918 he had es…

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"The Great War contribution of Dulmial Village, Pakistan" by Dr Irfan Malik

"The Great War contribution of Dulmial Village, Pakistan" by Dr Irfan Malik…

05 Feb 2020 19:09
Cambridgeshire

This illustrated talk tells the story of the 460 soldiers, including Dr Malik's grandfather, from…

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