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Armistice - Remembrance Day 11 november

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Programme

Friday 11 November

  • 08.45 A.M. - Commemoration French cemetery St. Charles de Potyze
  • 09.15 A.M. - Service in St. Georges Memorial Church
  • 09.30 A.M. - Eucharist in the St. Martin's Cathedral  
  • 10.20 A.M. - Poppy Parade led by Ypres Surrey Pipes & Drums
  • 10.30 A.M. - Ceremony at the Belgian Monument
  • 11.00 A.M. - Ceremony and Last Post under the Menin Gate (by invitation only)
  • 11.50 A.M. - Parade from Menin Gate to Ypres Main Square
  • 12.00 A.M. Concert West Yorkshire Police Band
  • 02.00 P.M. Carrillon concert by Ludo Geloen
  • 02.30 P.M. Civil victims of WWI
    (more info to come)
  • 05.00 P.M.  Concert - The Great War Remembered (more info)
  • 08.00 P.M. - Daily Last Post Ceremony under the Menin Gate

Other activities

Wednesday 9 November

  • Seminar: A street called Langemarck: War, propaganda and memory in contemporary Germany
    in cooperation with the University of Kent and the Western Front Association.

    More info soon

Saturday 12 November

  • 11.00 A.M. - Ceremony at the Indian Monument (Menin Gate)
  • 05.00 P.M. Concert - The Great War Remembered (more info)
  • 08.30 P.M. Concert - The Great War Remembered (more info)

Poppy's dwarrelen naar beneden

Practical

  • Parking is free in Ypres. Please note that the city centre is parking-free from 8 am onwards. Use the peripheral car parks to get to Ypres on foot.
    Avoid the zone around the Menin Gate and use the Poterne bridge when parking in the zone of the Sports hall / Leopold III Laan.
    See all parking possibilities.
  • Parking in the Surmont de Volsberghestraat is reserved for invited guests. Only those with an official parking permit can use these parking spaces.

 

Poppyfield Menenpoort

 

Dates

fri 11 November 2022 doorlopend.

Price

Free of charge