Welcome to the Lincoln & North Lincolnshire branch of The Western Front Association.

The Lincoln & North Lincolnshire Branch was formed by Mick McDonald in 2009 and usually attracts more than 50 members and other attendees to each meeting. 

Would all members, friends and supporters please note that we have relocated our events to 

The Royal Naval Association Club, Coulson Road, Lincoln, LN6 7BG 

All meetings commence at 7.00pm.

2022 EVENTS:

13th June 2022 - One Man’s War in East Africa (Richard Pullen)

18th July 2022 - Scopwick House (Mike Credland)

12th September 2022 – POW Camps in Lincolnshire (Dr Alan Malpass)

17th October 2022 – The Home Front 14-18 (Tim Lynch)

14th November 2022 – Gretna Girls and Devil’s Porridge (David Skillen)

6th December 2022 – The Western Front, through the eyes of the RFC and RAF - Pt 1 (Christopher Finn)

19th December 2022 – Branch Show and Tell Evening

Western Front Association Members and non-members are equally welcome. We ask for a modest £4 donation on the door. Any new visitors will be assured of an welcoming and friendly atmosphere among a group of like-minded enthusiasts.


We are also active on social media. Our Facebook Page is Western Front Association : Lincoln and North Lincs Branch and you will also find us on Twitter @WFALincoln.

 

Upcoming Branch Events

'POW Camps in Lincolnshire' with Dr Alan Malpass
12 Sep

'POW Camps in Lincolnshire' with Dr Alan Malpass

The Royal Naval Association Club, Coulson Road, Lincoln, LN6 7BG
12 Sep 2022 19:00

Dr Alan Malpass PhD, MA, BA (Hons), FRHistS, AFHEA is a lecturer in Military History at Bishop Grosseteste University, Lincoln.  In this new talk, he looks at the history of Prisoner of War Camps in Lincolnshire during the Second World War, and their social impact on the people of the county.  Many people do not realise that several POW camps were …

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'The Home Front 1914 to 1918 ' with Tim Lynch
17 Oct

'The Home Front 1914 to 1918 ' with Tim Lynch

The Royal Naval Association Club, Coulson Road, Lincoln, LN6 7BG
17 Oct 2022 19:00

In October, we return to World War 1 with a lecture from historian Tim Lynch on the subject of life on the Home Front.  The First World War created an entirely new sphere of war – the Home Front.  Every single person in the country was affected in some way by the experience.  In this talk Tim will look at some of the bits of history that have been …

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'Gretna Girls and Devil’s Porridge' with David Skillen
14 Nov

'Gretna Girls and Devil’s Porridge' with David Skillen

The Royal Naval Association Club, Coulson Road, Lincoln, LN6 7BG
14 Nov 2022 19:00

In November we welcome back historian and professional lecturer David Skillern with his new talk on 'The Gretna Girls and the Devils Porridge'.    Everyone has heard of Gretna Green, yet few people have heard of HM Factory, Gretna. In 1915. A huge and top secret factory was constructed to provide ammunition for the war effort.  It was designed and…

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