Announcing 'Illusions of Peace' Digital Conference

Announcing 'Illusions of Peace' Digital Conference

The years after 1918 did not, as popular myth would have it, bring about universal peace. In fact, the ‘war to end all w…

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106 years after their deaths, the bodies of 5 Poilus identified

106 years after their deaths, the bodies of 5 Poilus identified

The remains of 14 soldiers from the First World War were unearthed last summer at Châtelet-sur-Retourne (north east of R…

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The wreath laying at the Cenotaph 2020

The wreath laying at the Cenotaph 2020

The Cenotaph Ceremony at the Cenotaph was a small affair compared to usual years. In the short film below we show the ev…

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The Western Front Association's 2021 Calendar

The Western Front Association's 2021 Calendar

The Western Front Association's 2021 calendar is now available. Once again it features images of the battlefield taken …

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Virtual Battlefield Tours - Registration is now open

Virtual Battlefield Tours - Registration is now open

We are very pleased to be able to start taking bookings for the first six Virtual Battlefield Tours which the WFA has co…

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Virtual Battlefield tours - details of tours announced!

Virtual Battlefield tours - details of tours announced!

We are absolutely delighted to announce the details of the first six Virtual Battlefield Tours, commissioned exclusively…

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Armistice Day 2020 at the Cenotaph

Armistice Day 2020 at the Cenotaph

I have had a number of different new experiences since taking the Chair of The Western Front Association during the summ…

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'A Letter to the Unknown Warrior'

'A Letter to the Unknown Warrior'

We are delighted to announce by the time of closure of our 'Letter to the Unknown Warrior' project at 10pm on Tuesday …

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The Centenary of the Unknown Warrior

The Centenary of the Unknown Warrior

Every year on Armistice Day, The Western Front Association holds a ceremony at the Cenotaph in London. This has been ser…

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Cenotaph commemorations 2020

Cenotaph commemorations 2020

Sadly, the annual commemoration at the Cenotaph in Whitehall has been seriously curtailed this year, but in conjunction …

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Armistice Day Commemoration 2020 Video

Armistice Day Commemoration 2020 Video

For those of you who like me watched the Covid restricted Remembrance Sunday coverage from the BBC probably would agree …

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Virtual Tours of the Battlefields

Virtual Tours of the Battlefields

As most of us are unable to visit the battlefields during the Covid-19 pandemic, we will be bringing the battlefields to…

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