Welcome to the Cambridgeshire branch of the WFA.
We meet at Great Stukeley Village Hall, Ermine Street, Great Stukeley, Huntingdon, PE28 4AQ, on the first Wednesday of every month with the exception of January and August.
Doors open at 7.00pm for a prompt 7.30pm start.
Meetings are open to the general public, WFA membership is not essential.
We welcome a small voluntary donation, payable at the door to help pay towards the running of the branch. The suggested voluntary donation has been increased following the 2022 AGM in March 2022, from £3 to £4 per meeting, to help cover the running costs of the branch following a change of venue location for our meetings.
We are also active on social media. Our Twitter account is @CambsWFA and on Facebook we can be found at Cambridgeshire WFA.
Upcoming Branch Events
"Voie Sacree - The road to Verdun" by Roy Larkin
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"William Leefe Robonson, VC, and the first blitz" by David Marks
William Leefe Robinson was a modest young man became an overnight sensation for shooting down the first airship over London on the night of 2/3 September 1916. His feat paved the way for the eventual defeat of the Zeppelin as a strategic bombing weapon. The talk tells the story of the 'First Blitz' and the life and times of a gallant pilot who is s…Event Details
"Foot Soldier Sam's World War 1, in his own words" by Phil Sutcliffe
Our speaker this month is Phil Sutcliffe who will present "Foot Soldier Sam's World War 1, in his own words". He details the war time experience of his father, Sam. Sam enlisted in the Royal Fusiliers whilst underage in September 1914, and went on to Sam see action at Gallipolli and on the Somme. Recalling his experiences in the 1970's, Sams story …Event Details