Welcome to the London (East) branch of The Western Front Association.
Our meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of every month.
Upcoming Branch Events
Mark Connelly will be giving a talk on 'Notes and Swearies: The Use of Blasphemy and Swearing in the BEF 1914-1918'. Soldiers were renowned for their use of obscenities, and to a lesser extent, blasphemies, during the First World War. As well as peppering their spoken language, it also played a crucial role in many songs which were then adopted by…Event Details
Matt Tantony will be giving a talk on 'The Post Office at War'. Matt Tantony has held various posts at The Postal Museum in London (formerly The British Postal Museum & Archive) since 2013. He spends his time working with the archives of Royal Mail and the Post Office, which span four hundred years of communications history. The Postal Museum'…Event Details
A teacher, local politician and author, Simon has a variety of interests.Academic study refreshes the mind whilst teaching is enormously rewarding and politics is about making a difference in another way. Image: This is photograph Q14996 from the collections of the Imperial War Museum. Q14996 IWMEvent Details