Forthcoming Events


Working on Sam Mendes’ film, “1917”, as military adviser took up a lot of Andy’s time in 2019. The film was released on 10 January 2020 and has already received rave reviews from critics. Sam Mendes won the Golden Globe Best Director award and was nominated for the Oscars Best Director award.  Andy is working on a new talk about his involvement in the film so if you wish to book Andy to hear this talk or any of the other talks ( listed on the ‘Talks and Lectures’ page on this website) please contact –  – to check availability.

Andy’s forthcoming appearances include:-all, Brewers Road, Cobham, Kent, 2 3BLVobham Hall, Brewers Road, Cobham, Kent, DA12 3BLCobham Hall, t,

27 February 2020
Lecture (topic tbc)
King’s School, Canterbury
16 March 2020
“A Dome of Darkness: Hawthorn Crater 1916 to today”
Birmingham Western Front Association
17 March 2020 
“Medicine in the Trenches” – for GCSE students
“From Battlefield to Big Screen” – for sixth form history students
 9am, Springwood High School, King’s Lynn, Norfolk
17 March 2020 
“Filming the First World War”
2.30pm Wells-next-the-Sea Library, Norfolk
23 – 27 March 2020
Ministry of Defence D-Day study day
14 April 2020
“War Horse: My Experience as Military Advisor”
Medway U3A
30 April 2020
“War on the Big Screen: The Reality of Life as a Film Advisor”
6pm Oxford and Cambridge Club, Pall Mall, London
7 May 2020 
“Victory in Europe 1945
7pm, The Light Box, Woking, Surrey
Tel: 01483 737800
1-7 June 2020
Lecture tour  – Canada
8-12 June 2020
Battlefield tour – Crete
21 – 22 June 2020
Western Front tour – private group
26 June – 1 July 2020
Annual Somme tours with special event in Sunken Lane, Beaumont Hamel 7.30am 1 July
13 October – 26 October 2020
Annual lecture tour of Ontario, Canada