Welcome to the Milton Keynes branch of The Western Front Association.

We are once again meeting face to face ! 

Please note our NEW meeting location:

Wolverton Working Men’s Social Club

49 - 50, Stratford Road

Wolverton

MK12 5LS

Doors open at 7pm for a prompt 7.30pm start. Online video meetings will start at 7:30pm. 

Our meetings are open to the general public.

We welcome a donation towards the cost of room hire and refreshments – £4 is suggested (no donation requested from those attending for the first time, those under 16, or in full time education).

There is a raffle (no obligation) – we normally try to make at least one prize relevant to the First World War (book, DVD, etc).

We come from all walks of life, and range in First World War knowledge from casual listener to gifted enthusiast.

Once able to meet in person we use the Roman Park Residents Club,
1 Constantine Way, Bancroft Business Park, Milton Keynes, MK13 0RA

Forthcoming Online Meetings:

 

 

Upcoming Branch Events

‘Lawrence of Arabia: Man, Movie and Myth’ – John Peaty.
19 Nov

‘Lawrence of Arabia: Man, Movie and Myth’ – John Peaty.

Wolverton Working Men’s Social Club, 49 - 50, Stratford Road, Wolverton, MK12 5LS
19 Nov 2021 19:30

Lawrence was probably the most remarkable officer to have served in the British Army during the Great War, and the most famous. What most people know about Lawrence and the Arab Revolt is derived from an epic 1962 movie, which is great cinema but poor history. Dr Peaty will try to disentangle the man from the myth, examine the various portrayals of…

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‘Forgotten Air VCs of the Great War’ – Jim Nicholson
10 Dec

‘Forgotten Air VCs of the Great War’ – Jim Nicholson

Wolverton Working Men’s Social Club, 49 - 50, Stratford Road, Wolverton, MK12 5LS
10 Dec 2021 19:30

During the Great War, some 628 Victoria Crosses were awarded, of which only nineteen were to aviators. In his talk Jim Nicolson will detail the stories of just four of the lesser- known VC recipients with some jaw-dropping accounts of the actions for which they were awarded their decoration. Jim is no stranger to aerial VCs, being the nephew of J…

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