Western Front Association 2017/18 program

The Western Front Association is hosting a series of meetings and lectures at 6.30 pm on evenings throughout 2017 and 2018. Meetings are open to the public and everyone is welcome.

Antrim and Down WFA 2017/18 branch programme

 The Branch meets at the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI), 2 Titanic Boulevard, Belfast, BT3 9HQ. Meetings run from 6.30 pm to 8.45 pm (except conferences) unless otherwise stated.

Date Speaker  Subject
9 November 2017 at 6.00 pm  Prof Richard Grayson Dublin's great wars: Parallel stories from 1912-23
8 Febraury 2018 Mike Jackson Review the Revisionist: a reconsideration of the 'Shot at Dawn' controversy
8 March 2018 Ronan McGreevy TBC
12 April 2018 Robin Masefield The History of Palace Barracks (up to 1969) and Holywood as a Garrison Town
10 May 2018 Sarah Jane Paterson and the Tonagh Ladies Women in World War 1
14 June 2018 Dr Tom Thorpe Campbell College Belfast and the Great War
9 August 2018 Dr Stefanie Linden Shellshock in the Great War
13 September 2018 TBA TBA
11 October 2018 Dr Stephen Sandford The London Irish during the Great War
8 November 2018 TBA TBA


Additional information

  • PRONI opening hours and getting here
  • the Western Front Assocation asks for a £4 donation to help support its activities
  • email: AntrimDownWFA@gmail.com
  • twitter: @WFA_AntrimDown
  • facebook: Antrim Down Wfa
  • check the Facebook page and Twitter for updates as the programme can change at short notice

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