'I Shall hope to try an officer and at least one corporal for cowardice' with Michael Lo Cicero

'I Shall hope to try an officer and at least one corporal for cowardice' wi…

21 Mar 2020 14:00
Birmingham

1916 was a pivotal year for the British Army. It was a year of intense combat that was defined by th…

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'Hardit Singh Malik - the Flying Sikh' with Stephen Baker

'Hardit Singh Malik - the Flying Sikh' with Stephen Baker

18 Apr 2020 14:00
Birmingham

Stephen Barker” 'Hardit Singh Malik - the Flying Sikh'.  From his arrival in the UK alone in 1912 a…

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'Propoganda and Reportage' with Mike Coyle

'Propoganda and Reportage' with Mike Coyle

16 May 2020 14:00
Birmingham

MIKE COYLE  - “PROPOGANDA & REPORTAGE” Propaganda & Reportage The way that the war was rep…

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'The Exploits of the SMS Emden' with John Chester

'The Exploits of the SMS Emden' with John Chester

20 Jun 2020 14:00
Birmingham

The exploits of the SMS Emden In 1914 when war broke out, the German Eastern Asiatic Squadron was …

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'Robert Circan, A General's Son and Captain of 18th Regiment D'Infanterie' with Jim Walton

'Robert Circan, A General's Son and Captain of 18th Regiment D'Infanterie' …

18 Jul 2020 14:00
Birmingham

A general's  son  is  the  story of a child  born into a military family who joined  the army  at  1…

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'Eclectic Mix of WW1 Photographs' with Roy Larkin

'Eclectic Mix of WW1 Photographs' with Roy Larkin

15 Aug 2020 14:00
Birmingham

A diverse mix of some 150 WW1 related photographs and postcards from my own collection. Mostly, but …

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'Gallipol, A Foot Soldier's First Battle' with Phil Sutcliffe

'Gallipol, A Foot Soldier's First Battle' with Phil Sutcliffe

19 Sep 2020 14:00
Birmingham

I'll read excerpts from my father's experiences – touching on the poor London childhood that 'made' …

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'The Killing of the Iron Twelve' with Hedley Malloch

'The Killing of the Iron Twelve' with Hedley Malloch

17 Oct 2020 14:00
Birmingham

Between October 1914 and February 1915, the village of Iron, Aisne, France, sheltered eleven members…

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'Merry Bloody Christmas' with David O'Mara

'Merry Bloody Christmas' with David O'Mara

21 Nov 2020 14:00
Birmingham

Merry Bloody Christmas – An antidote to the ‘Christmas Truce’ story ... a look at the (sometimes ext…

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Branch Members Programme  2019

Branch Members Programme 2019

19 Dec 2020 14:00
Birmingham

Eclectic mix of Member's interest. To be announced

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