Welcome to the Cheltenham and Gloucester branch

 

The branch meet on the second Tuesday of each month at the Ed Shed, The Folk of Gloucester Centre, Westgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 2PG at 7.30pm. Entrance is via the rear on Quay Street  opposite the Council Carpark barrier. There is ample free parking  here after 7:00 pm when the barrier is raised. 

Location via "What3Words" is "hooked.stage.mass"  

All are welcome

The Cheltenham and Gloucester Branch is very active with regular attendance of over 40 people at our monthly meeting meetings.

As well as regular speakers we have film and documentary showings and organised trips both in this country and to the Western Front. 

A donation of £3.50 (£1.50 for students) would be greatly appreciated

Forthcoming Meetings 

Tues 2nd November 2021 - Annual General Meeting - Location to be published.

Please contact Chairman Peter Gill if you are planning to attend the AGM so as to cater appropriately - 07702 253638 or email petergill@live.co.uk

Tues 9th November 2021 - "Cheltenham in The Great War" - Neela Mann

Tues 14th December 2021 - Member's Evening

 

Find out more from our website: The Western Front Association Cheltenham & Gloucestershire Branch 

Facebook: Cheltenham & Gloucestershire Branch of the Western Front Association.

Twitter: @CGWFA

 

 

Upcoming Branch Events

Annual General Meeting 2021

to be confirmed
02 Nov 2021 00:00

We shall be holding our Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 2 November and all branch members are welcome to attend. The exact location is yet to be finalised but shall be known shortly. If you are interested in attending then please let me know so that we have an idea of numbers and can cater accordingly - contact me either by email (petergill@live.…

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Cheltenham in the Great War - Neela Mann

"The Ed Shed" The Folk of Gloucester Centre, Westgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 2PG. (Enter via rear on Quay Street)
09 Nov 2021 19:30

Cheltenham in the Great War is the first book to portray the town, its people and the impact of the `war to end all wars' from the declaration of war in 1914 to Armistice Day in 1918. Almost 1,000 Cheltenham women left by train every day for munitions work, hundreds made airplanes in the Winter Gardens, many were nurses and most former suffragettes…

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Member's Evening - A series of varied 10 minute talks from our members

"The Ed Shed" The Folk of Gloucester Centre, Westgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 2PG. (Enter via rear on Quay Street)
14 Dec 2021 19:30

For our December meeting we draw on the wide and varied expertise and knowledge of our Branch members. We have a small selection of ten-minute length presentations throughout the evening on a Great War related subjects of their choice.   There is ample free parking  here after 7:00 pm when the barrier is raised.  Location via "What3Words" is "ho…

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