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

We meet at the Royal British Legion Club, Queensway, Petts Wood, Orpington, Kent BR5 1DH on the last Thursday of each month (except December) at 19:30.

The Royal British Legion Club is next to Morrison's and Petts Wood railway station.


2019 Meetings:

Jan 31

'The Americans at Meuse Argonne 1918' by Christina Holstein

Feb 28

'Wartime Cartoons: Introducing the Artists and Their Work' by Dr Pip Gregory

Mar 28

'The Last Battle - Endgame on the Western Front 1918' by Peter Hart

Apr 25

'Naval Matters 1919' by Robin Brodhurst

May 30  

'Battlefield Success – Achieving Tactical Excellence in an Infantry Battalion 1916-18' by Fraser Skirrow

Jun 27

'Clearing the Dead 1919-39' by Peter Hodkinson

Jul 25

'The Zeebrugge Raid 23rd April 1918' by Clive Harris

Aug 29

'The First World War - The Aftermath' by Prof John Derry

Sep 26

'British Military Music During the Great War' by Dr Emma Hanna

Oct 31

'Demobilisation! Drawing down the BEF 1919-20' by Rob Thompson

Nov 28

'The Biggest Single Job of Work Since the Pharaohs' by Prof Mark Connelly

Dec 26

Winter break - no meeting. Next meeting is on Thursday, 30 Jan 2020. 

Upcoming Branch Events

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