An annual occasion for the men’s section of the RBL branch.
Bruce Bairnsfather was born into a military family. Initially intending a military career himself, he failed entrance exams to both Sandhurst and Woolwich Military Academies. With the same intent he joined the Cheshire Regiment but resigned in 1907 to become an artist, studying at the John Hassall School of Art. Unsuccessful in gaining commissions, he ...