Welcome to the Kent (North West) branch of the Western Front Association.

Where we meet: The Royal British Legion Club, Queensway, Petts Wood, Orpington, Kent BR5 1DH. This is next to Morrison's supermarket and Petts Wood railway station. Parking at the rear of the venue is free but you need to enter your car registration into the machine (on the left as you enter the club). There's also easy parking in adjacent sidestreets.

When we meet (Pett's Wood}: At 19:30 on the last Thursday of each month (except December). The doors (and the bar) open at 18:30. Because of Covid-19, all physical branch meetings have been suspended for the foreseeable future.

When we meet (online): Powered by zoom and held usually on the last Thursday of the month, from May 2021, these talks start at 19:30 and end about 20:45.

 

 

 

 

Online talks: Participating is quick and easy. All you need is a computer, a tablet, or a smart phone. Simply email us - wfa.nwkent@gmail.com - and we'll send the link and passcode for the next video meeting. You'll also be automatically added to the NW Kent mailing list to keep you updated about future zoom events.

 

Winter/Spring 2021 online talks programme:

 Jan 28

 'The Dover Patrol' by Robin Brodhurst [z8]

 Feb 25

'The Wombles of the Western Front - Salvage and recycling in the Great War' by Rob Thompson [z9]

 Mar 25

 'Elsie and Mairi Go to War - Two Extraordinary Women on the Western Front' by Dr Diane Atkinson [za]

 Apr 29

 'Who was Franz Ferdinand?' by Sue Woolmans [zb]

 May 27

 'Verdun: Recovering the Fallen' by Christina Holstein [zc]

 Jun 24

 'Arthur and Adeline - a true story of WW1 bravery and romance' by Dennis Claridge [zd]

 Jul 29

 'Cockney war stories from Pozières to Palestine' by Clive Harris [ze]

 Aug

 

 Sep

 

 Oct

 

Upcoming Branch Events

See Bulletin, or the Branch Facebook Page or website for forthcoming event details.