Join us for our spring 2022 online course and take a deep dive into the battles that shaped the First World War on the Western Front. The course consists of six lectures, each on a specific clash and what it says about the development of warfare in this theatre. As you can see, it is by no means brit-centric.


We are, of course a charity. To that end, several scholarship places are available to students and those who fall into the category of financial hardship. To apply, please email Don’t worry, you will not be asked to provide lots of personal, private information.



Sunday 11th April: 1914 – The Battle of the Frontiers (Alex Churchill)

Sunday 17th April: 1915 – Artois (Jim Smithson)

Sunday 24th April: 1916 – Verdun (Beth Moore)

Sunday 1st May: 1917 – Arras (TBC)

Sunday 8th May: 1917 – Cambrai (Andrew Lock)

Sunday 15th May: 1918 – Amiens (Peter Hart)


We are happy for you to defer payment until the end of March. If you would like to take advantage of this offer, email to reserve your place and receive your recommended reading list.


A number of scholarship places are available. To apply for one for reasons of financial hardship or because you are in full time education, please email Beth.


Members and non-members can book their places here