• Menin Gate
  • Ramparts
  • In Flanders Fields Museum
  • Cloth Hall -  Poppy Appeal

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Ypres and the Great War

Events IEPER Centenary 2017

Here you can find a concise list of events taking place in Ieper in 2017 related to the Centenary

Our office can't be held responsible for any changes to the calendar of events. For up-to-date information www.visit-ypres.be

Exhibitions In Flanders Fields Museum

Till 26/03 The Written War

24/04 - 11/11 The Return of the Lions of the Menin Gate

03/06 - 31/12 1917, Total War in Flandres/Third Battle of Ieper

Commemorations and events related to the Centenary 


24 Ceremony Return of the Lions of the Menin Gate - 8pm Special Last Post

25 Anzac Day - 11am Special Last Past Menin Gate + Belgian monument


14 Peace festival - Grote Markt


06 Concert 'Made in the Great War' by Sam Sweeney's Fiddle


24 90 years Menin Gate

30 100 years Battle of Passendale, Third Battle of Ieper 


22 - 25 Four days of the Yser - (final day 25/08:Ieper)


15 - 16 Symphony of Trees - Hommage to Ieper and Ivor Gurney 



11 New-Zealnd Remembrance

(Evocation and Waka arrival Menin Gate, before the Last Post Ceremony) 


10 11th November Lecture (Flemish Parliament)

11 Commemoration 99 years Armistice WW1 + concert The Great War Remembered (www.lastpost.be)