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.
ATTENTION; The November meeting will be held on Tuesday 14 November at The Storey, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster. LA1 1TH with a start time of 11.30am. There will be no evening meeting in November.
The January 2024 has been cancelled and we will not have a meeting in January 2024: starting the years programme on Monday 2 February 2024.
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
Please note that there is no evening in November. This meeting is a daytime meeting at a new venue; The Storey in Lancaster. Petain and the Poilus: Petain and the French Army in World War One. At our first daytime meeting we are having a look at our French Allies in the Great War. The speaker is Martin Alexander (MA, DPhil, FRHistS) and …Event Details
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…Event Details
'The Attack on the Hohenzollern Redoubt by the 46th (North Midlands) Division 13 October 1915 by Dr Michael Woods
The Attack on the Hohenzollern Redoubt by the 46th (North Midlands) Division 13 October 1915 by Dr Michael Woods. We start the year off in the thick of the fighting at the Battle of Loos. This talk is from Dr Woods MA dissertation on the subject and is featured in Helion's book 'Courage without Glory' chapter 15. Dr Woods has recently relocat…Event Details