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

'Hunter-Bunter by Dave Barras'
05 Jun

'Hunter-Bunter by Dave Barras'

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

'Hunter-Bunter by Dave Barras'   This talk looks at the rise of Lieutenant-General Sir Aylmer Gould Hunter-Weston KCB DSO. A figure who attracted controversy, particularly at Gallipoli and then as VIII Corps commander on 1 Jul 1916 - but why had he been promoted to this level? And are his critics right?   Dave is Branch Secretary at Northumberl…

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'Sam Sutcliffe's War 1918, POW and onwards to Peace Day 1919 by Phil Sutcliffe'
04 Sep

'Sam Sutcliffe's War 1918, POW and onwards to Peace Day 1919 by Phil Sutcliffe'

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

Sam Sutcliffe's War 1918, POW and onwards to Peace Day 1919 by Phil Sutcliffe     Phil recounts his father's experience in the latter stages of the Great War.   Phil does readings from his father Signaller Sam Sutcliffe's “Nobody Of Any Importance: A Foot Soldier's Memoir Of World War 1” and talks about him and the book by way of linking the p…

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