Welcome to the Midlands (East) branch of the Western Front Association. 

You can keep up to date with an events listing and news from the Midland (East) branch on our Facebook Page.

We meet at St. Peter's Rooms, Ruddington on the second Friday of every month. Meetings start at 7.00pm, with the talk normally from 7.30pm.

Upcoming Branch Events

Bringing The Past To Life - Jason King
08 Mar

Bringing The Past To Life - Jason King

St Peters Rooms, Ruddington, Notts NG11 6HD
08 Mar 2024 19:30
0787 5156513

This is something a little different for our branch, but will hopefully help to provide an insight into how the Great War is taught to the current generation.Jason spent many years as a teacher and has developed a series of interactive workshops on the Great War which can be taught to both primary and secondary school age children to help develop a…

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The 24th Infantry Brigade At Passchendaele - Martyn Watkinson
12 Apr

The 24th Infantry Brigade At Passchendaele - Martyn Watkinson

St Peters Rooms, Ruddington, Notts NG11 6HD
12 Apr 2024 19:30
0787 5156513

Martyn made his first visit to the branch in 2023 to give his talk on the painting 'Gassed' and has kindly agreed to return to give another talk on a subject of particular interest to him. This time, his talk will look at the 24th Infantry Brigade and it's involvement in the initial stages of the Third Battle of Ypres, and will in particular focus …

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Rather A Big Bang - Nigel Crompton
17 May

Rather A Big Bang - Nigel Crompton

St Peters Rooms, Ruddington, Notts NG11 6HD
17 May 2024 19:30
0787 5156513

Nigel will be making his first visit to the branch and his talk will look at munitions factory explosions and Health & Safety (or lack of it!) Talk includes Chilwell, Silvertown, Faversham, plus many others, and discusses medical issues, fire fighting and policing amongst many other themes. PLEASE NOTE: This meeting is the third Friday in the …

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