This page will feature news about the Great War including feedback from visitors, Centenary events and Birmingham branch WFA information.


2 p.m Bedford Suite, Sutton Coldfierld Town Hall. For non-members £3 donation on the door

April 20

Bill MacCormack - “A lack of offensive spirit?”. The 46th Division at Gommecourt on July 1 1916.

May 18

Dr Jim Beach - “Sir Cuthbert Headlam”

June 15

Aimee Fox-Godden - “Hopeless Inefficiency? The role of Brigade staff in operations 1916-1918”

July 20

Mike McCarthy - “Ernst Junger. German war hero”

August 17

Pauline and Jim Pedersen - “The War Graves Photographic Project”

September 21

Sue Satterthwaite - “Bonner VC”

October 19

Simon Justice - “Digging for Victory: British entrenchments and Field Fortifications in Defence of the Western Front 1917-1918”

November 16

Dave Rowland - “The Royal Flying Corps at War – the early years”.

December 21

Members meeting - short talks