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Anniversary of the Battle Of Gommecourt

Date: 01/07/2017
Time: 11.00 - 13.00

Open Event at Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

On 1 July 2017 there will be a ceremony of remembrance to mark the 101st anniversary of the Battle of Gommecourt. The service, which  is being organised the Mairie de Foncquevilliers, will begin at 11 am, and is open to all to attend.

 

Battle of Boar's Head

Date: 01/07/2017
Time: 4 - 5 pm

Open Event at St Vaast Post Military Cemetery

On 1 July 2017 there will be a wreath laying ceremony at St Vaast Post Military Cemetery to commemorate the Battle of Boar's head. The ceremony is being organised by the Mairie de Richebourg and is open to all.   

First Day of the Battle of the Somme

Date: 01/07/2017
Time: 11 am

Open Event at Thiepval Memorial

The RBL's annual commemorative event to mark the anniversary of the Battle of the Somme will take place on Saturday 1 July 2017.

 

 

Lichfield Cathedral Chorus Performance of 'We Remember Them'

Date: 23/07/2017
Time: 2.30 - 2.45 pm

Open Event at Thiepval Memorial

On Sunday 23 July 2017 the Lichfield Cathedral Chorus choir will visit the battlefields of the Somme and perform ‘We Remember Them’ on the steps of the Thiepval memorial

 

Anniversary of the unveiling of the Menin Gate Memorial

Date: 24/07/2017
Time: 11.00 am

Open Event at Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial

The CWGC is hosting a special ceremony to mark the anniversary of the unveiling of the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial at 11.00 am on Monday 24 July.

The ceremony is open to all. Guests are asked to arrived before 10.30 am.