2018 - Meeting Dates and Speaker Programme


Next Meeting - Monday, 24th September 2018

Speaker - Dr Jim Beach

Topic - British Intelligence & the German Spring Offensives






Venue opens at 7:00 p.m. and the meeting commences at 7:30 p.m. For venue directions please click HERE.


The 2018 Branch Speaker Programme

Date Speaker Topic
January 29th Robert Elverstone Farewell to the Horse
February 26th David Humberston

Agents in Petticoats - Female Spies of the Great War

March 26th Mel Gould The Story of the Loughborough Carillon
April 30th Dave Dunham The 1918 German Spring Offensive - the beginning of the end
May 28th (BH) Derek Seaton Captain Robert Gee, V.C, M.C, M.P. - "A Remarkable Soldier & Politician"
June 25th Nigel Atter

2nd Leicesters in Mesopotamia

July 30th

John Stanyard

Under Two Flags – The Salvation Army in the Great War
August 27th (BH) Adam Lowe The Battle of Jutland
September 24th  Jim Beach British Intelligence & the German Spring Offensives

October 29th 

Greg Drozdz

Africa and the Great War

November 26th John Sutton The Unknown Warrior


December 19th

Jonathan Smith

Medals and Decorations of the Great War

(BH = Bank Holiday)

(TBC = To Be Confirmed)


Our meetings and speakers are sometimes subject to last minute changes for a variety of reasons, so please check back regularly for updates and/or changes.


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