Ceremony to start the The Great Vigil

10 November 2018 , 17:15

255 CWGC sites in the Arras area will be lit up by the local communities at nightfall to honour all the soldiers who never made it back home and didn’t hear the bells ring on 11th November.

Faubourg d'Amiens Cemetery

 

Ceremony to start the Great Vigil (La Grande Veillée). The start of the event will be given at Faubourg d’Amiens Cemetery at 17:15pm.

All are invited to participate in the Great Vigil and light their own candle, which will be provided, and lay it on a headstone in the site of their choice in the Arras area.

For more info http://www.lagrandeveillee.com/