Please see "About us" for details of the venue and times of branch meetings.

We are happy to see visitors at any of our meetings - just turn up.

Branch meetings have restarted at the community centre at Queens Road, Craig y Don, Llandudno on Saturday afternoons at 2pm. Doors open at 1.30pm

2nd March


   Our annual general meeting to discuss branch matters. This will be followed by a session to help novices with their research.

13th April

Four Nurses And One Vicar In WW1

Member Keith Walker will be giving a talk based on his research, in this intriguingly titled presentation about four nurses & the most highly decorated civilian in WW1.  Please note the slightly later starting time. Doors open 2pm for a 2.30pm start.

4th May

Keeping The Home Fires Burning

 Author, historian & broadcaster  Phil Carradice will be talking about the home front during World War One. Phil is a former teacher and regularly holds creative writing workshops in schools, colleges & societies.

8th June

Open Day

Following our successful Christmas Social, and by popular demand, we are having an open day for members to present & discuss any aspect of the First World War that is of interest to them, including items from their collections & books that they enjoyed. Please note the slightly later start time.  Doors open at 2pm for a 2.30pm start.

13th July

Heswall Methodist Church Memorial

Historian John Crowther will be giving a talk about the men listed on Heswall Church Memorial. He was ably assisted with the military research by the late Trevor Adams, a longstanding & stalwart branch member.  John will dedicate his talk to Trevor.

3rd August

Branch Away day Rhyl Town Cemetery

Branch chairman Darryl Porrino will be conducting a tour of the cemetery, telling the stories of the men who died during the First World War. This will be followed by a social at a local hostelry.

7th September

Fred Birks VC & MM 

Historian Tony Griffiths will present the story of Fred Birks who was awarded both the Victoria Cross & Military Medal while serving with the Australian Imperial Force. He will also present a film based on his research.

5th October

Enhancing The Redemption Narrative.  The 38th (Welsh) Division after Mametz Wood 1916

South Wales branch member Jon Williams MA will give a talk about the adverse criticism directed at the 38th (Welsh) Division after Mametz Wood July 1916.  It is based on his dissertation for his MA.

2nd November

 Member Ian Lowe will be giving a talk. Title to be confirmed.

7th December

Our Christmas Social