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Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial

23/10/2014

There will be restricted access to the Menin Gate Memorial on 28 October, with a national ceremony at the monument on that date marking the First Battle of Ypres. The stairs on the left hand side coming from the town will be closed off from 9am. The Memorial itself will be closed off entirely from 2pm. The ceremony, which will begin at 5.30pm, can be observed on a big screen from the market place in Ypres and will also be broadcast live to Belgian viewers via VRT.

Portianos Military Cemetery

19/10/2014

The cemetery is currently undergoing a complete pedestal renovation. Access is possible only during the hours of 8am to 4pm when the contractor is onsite. The cemetery is inaccessible outside of these hours due to safety reasons. Works are scheduled for completion end of November. We apologise for any inconvenience caused during this time.

Brandhoek New Military Cemetery

29/08/2014

August 2014 - Major road works are currently being carried out in the surroundings of this cemetery. It might at times be very difficult to get to the site. Please follow the indicated road diversion signs.

Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No 3

29/08/2014

August 2014 - Major road works are currently being carried out in the surroundings of this cemetery. It might at times be very difficult to get to the site. Please follow the indicated road diversion signs.

Brandhoek Military Cemetery

29/08/2014

August 2014 - Major road works are currently being carried out in the surroundings of this cemetery. It might at times be very difficult to get to the site. Please follow the indicated road diversion signs.

Barenthal Military Cemetery

15/08/2014

Renovation works to the boundary wall will take place from 18 August 2014 until 31 October 2014. Visitors are advised that some areas of the cemetery will be restricted during this period. We apologise for any inconvenience caused during this time.

Artillery Wood Cemetery

05/08/2014

Structural renovation to the entrance building of this cemetery is scheduled to take place in 2015. More information will be available once the works will commence.

Suda Bay War Cemetery

11/07/2014

Turf renovations have begun on part of the cemetery nearest the sea. The expected date of completion is mid-December. All memorials and graves shall be accessible although footing at certain times may be a bit muddy as there shall be no grass.

Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, Arras

02/07/2014

The CWGC's Western Europe Area will host an Open Day at the Arras Memorial/Faubourg d'Amiens Cemetery on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 September, as part of the annual European Heritage Open Days.

Phaleron War Cemetery

02/07/2014

Horticultural renovations will be taking place from July to Mid December 2014. All Memorials and graves shall be accessible although footing at certain times may be a bit muddy as there shall be no grass.