Welcome to the Wiltshire branch of the Western Front Association.
Meetings are held on the first Sunday of the month between September and May only; when a Bank Holiday weeknd coincides, the meeting will be held a week later. Members are encouraged to check the WFA website for the latest position ahead of each branch meeting.
Meeting at 14.00.
VENUE: Highworth Community Centre, The Dormers, Highworth, Wiltshire SN6 7PE.
Upcoming Branch Events
Our guest speaker on 5th November is Peter Hart, well known for his books on various aspects of the Great War and for leading battlefield tours. Peter previously visited the branch several years ago so we are pleased to welcome him back. His talk on this occasion is entitled 'Performance of BEF, 1914 Campaign'. As ever, all members and gues…Event Details
For our December meeting, we welcome John Grimwood who will speak to the branch about the many battlefield tours he has run over very many years. John has all sots of accouts and characters to share from his days guiding visitors around a great variety of battlefields in France and Flanders. As ever, all members and guests are welcome to attend…Event Details
Our January meeting wiil be our annual Members' Afternoon when we invite contributions on aspects of current research, artefacts, medals or any other aspect of the Great War. A selection of talks lasting 10-15 minutes will be provided. Members are asked to contrbute short talks in the months leading up to this meeting - the final programme will…Event Details