Welcome to the Preston & Central Lancashire branch of the Western Front Association.
St Wilfrid’s Parish Centre, 1 Chapel Street, Preston, PR1 8BU
The Parish Centre is very conveniently located in the city centre, just off the main shopping thoroughfare of Fishergate, and within walking distance of both Preston Railway Station and Bus Station.
The entrance is opposite the main door to the church, in the courtyard, first gated entrance off Fishergate.
We meet here on the fourth Monday of each month - there are no meetings however in August or December.
Meetings, unless otherwise stated, are at 7.30pm for an 8.00pm start.
Our preferred method of communication is always by email due to other work constraints.
Upcoming Branch Events
War memorials: Fighting for survival by Mike Coyle A look at the meaning, significance and fate of War Memorials in the 21st century and at current efforts to rescue, recover and relocate those in danger. Image: St.Annes War Memorial, Lancashire by Charles O'Donnell.Event Details
Beginning with a survey of Allied and Central Powers railway preparations prior to 1914 this talk will examine the development of the BEF railway system, including Light Railways, and the contribution they made to victory in 1918. image: a view of a railway bridge over the Canal-d'Aire near the French village of Cuinchy. There are two large clouds…Event Details