Western Front Association Conference – July 9th 2016

Western Front Association Conference – July 9th 2016

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To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, the  Western Front Association is hosting an all-day conference at the Manor Academy, Nether Poppleton, York YO26 6AP.

The all day event has a full programme of talks which are as follows:-

  • ‘Reflections on 1st July, 1916’ – Prof John Bourne
  • ‘BEF Artillery on the Somme and the lessons learned’ – Geoff Spring
  • ‘British Intelligence on the Western Front in 1916’ – Dr Jim Beach
  • ‘Rawlinson on the Somme’ – Prof Gary Sheffield
  • ‘The Somme of the parts’: The BEF experience on the Somme, 1916-1918′ – Rob Thompson

The first talk starts at 10:00, with doors opening at 09:15. The conference is likely to end about 16:45. The fee of £30 includes tea/coffee on arrival, plus during the morning and afternoon breaks, and buffet lunch.

There is ample, free, on-site parking at this venue. It is easy to find, being just off the York ring road.

To book your place follow this link to the Western Front Association eShop – Book your place

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