Commemorating the attack on Riqueval Bridge : one of the greatest battles fought by the British Army

Commemorating the attack on Riqueval Bridge : one of the greatest battles f…

The attack on the St Quentin Canal was one of the greatest battles ever fought by the British Army. Once taken, on 29 S…

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Announcing the First World War Seminar Series, 2018-19

Announcing the First World War Seminar Series, 2018-19

In Flanders Fields Museum, Gateways to the First World War and the University of Kent present a series of eight seminars…

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Dear Chocolate Soldier : local theatre  bringing stories of the First World War to life

Dear Chocolate Soldier : local theatre bringing stories of the First World…

The play Dear Chocolate Soldier is a based on the letters of Edwin Hassall, who served on the Western Front between…

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'Journey's End' from MESH theatre returns to the Western Front this October/November for a limited run.

'Journey's End' from MESH theatre returns to the Western Front this October…

Following its hit run last year at Het Kruitmagazijn (Gunpowder Store) in Ypres / Ieper 'Journey's End' from MESH theatr…

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Release of Naval and Mercantile Marine Pension Records by Ancestry

Release of Naval and Mercantile Marine Pension Records by Ancestry

Members of The Western Front Association will be delighted to learn that the first of a series of releases of the WFA's …

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Commemorating the restoration of the Riqueval Bridge Memorial

Commemorating the restoration of the Riqueval Bridge Memorial

In glorious weather on the once British-held part of the Western Front, Western Front Association Chairman Colin Wagstaf…

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To Cross the Rubicon You Need… Life-Jackets!

To Cross the Rubicon You Need… Life-Jackets!

On 29 September 1918, the 46th (North Midland )Division crossed the St Quentin Canal. To do this with a 3,000 life-jacke…

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Commemorating the Capture of Riqueval Bridge : 29 & 30 September

Commemorating the Capture of Riqueval Bridge : 29 & 30 September

There will be a service to rededicate The Western Front Association Plaque commemorating the capture of Riqueval Br…

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The Western Front Association Calendar 2019

The Western Front Association Calendar 2019

Once again the WFA Calendar features stunning work donated freely to the calendar project. We would like to thank Tom …

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Stand To! No. 1 to No. 109 'Total Contents Listing'

Stand To! No. 1 to No. 109 'Total Contents Listing'

This 50,000 word, 230+ page contents listing goes into the greatest detail to provide a research tool and browsing res…

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Historians Do Drink Conference: Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig and the Allied Victory of 1918

Historians Do Drink Conference: Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig and the Alli…

Five speakers will consider the role played in the Allied Victory of 1918 by Sir Douglas Haig.  DETAILS HERE > Histo…

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Internationale Conference: 'To End All Wars ?' 22 to 25 August

Internationale Conference: 'To End All Wars ?' 22 to 25 August

In August In Flanders Fields Museum and CEGESOMA is organising the international conference 'To End All Wars ?' : Geop…

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