Welcome to the Lancashire (North) branch of The Western Front Association.

The branch continues to meet every month at The Victoria Institute, 2-4 Brookhouse Road, Caton, Lancaster. LA2 9QT.

 

The Victoria Institute, image capture May 2019  (c) Google Maps

Meetings are usually held on the first Monday in the Month.  The only exception is when the Monday is a Bank Holiday and we then move the meeting to the Tuesday  

The doors open at 7pm with the talk starting promptly at 7.30pm.

The talks are about 1 hour long with time for a Q&A session.  The meeting finishes with tea/coffee and biscuits with time to chat to the speaker and other attendees. 

The branch aims to cover many different aspects of the Great War.

Entrance donations of £3.00 are invited.

New attendees are always given a warm welcome.

Members of the Western Front Association and non-members are invited to join us.

 

Upcoming Branch Events

'AGM and Members' Contribution'
05 Dec

'AGM and Members' Contribution'

Victoria Institute, 2-4 Brookhouse Road, Caton, Lancaster LA2 9QT
05 Dec 2022 19:30
07922539256

This year we are continuing with the traditional format of the AGM followed by members contributions.  All members are invited to contribute and share any experience or bring along memorabilia and artifacts that they would like to share with the branch members.  If you have visited any sites or events that you feel are special in any way then ple…

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'Gassed - a visual reportage by Dr Iain Adams'
03 Jan

'Gassed - a visual reportage by Dr Iain Adams'

Victoria Institute, 2-4 Brookhouse Road, Caton, Lancaster LA2 9QT
03 Jan 2023 19:30
07922539256

Gassed- a visual reportage by Dr Iain Adams, Branch Chair This talk was inspired by the painting Gassed by John Singer Sargent and its connection to football in the Great War.  A football match is in progress behind the line of blinded soldiers.    Iain is now the Branch Chair.  He has given us several very good talks in the past and is known to…

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'The Astro Hungarian Navy in the Great War by Graham Kemp'

Victoria Institute, 2-4 Brookhouse Road, Caton, Lancaster LA2 9QT
06 Feb 2023 19:30
07922539256

The Astro Hungarian Navy in the Great War.   All branch member will know Graham, our previous Branch Chair and most will have heard Graham talk before. Graham's talk are always informative and entertaining and this one covers a little known aspect of the Great War.

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