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Heavy Traffic, railway traffic and other forms of transport in Poperinge 1914-1918

From September 6th 2014 to September 5th 2015

Poperinge, Belgium

A tangled logistical network of railway lines and sidings, linked to the transport stories of troops, munitions, refugees, stores, the sick and the wounded. An event with just as many different branches as the railway: open-air exposition, diorama and a mobile app.

1pm to 6pm 6 September - 16 November: daily 17 November - 15 February '15: Saturday and Sunday 16 February - 5 September: daily closed on Monday

€1 - €5

+32 (0)57 34 66 76

Address : Lijssenthoek, Gasthuisstraat 67


Industry in the War

From December 1st 2014 to December 31st 2018


Travelling exhibition featuring photographs of our Region's industry during the First World War

From the 1st december 2014 to the 31 december 2018


+33 (0)3 20 40 84 50

Address : 21 avenue Germaine, 59110 La Madeleine


Indian Military Hospital Gallery

From May 1st 2014 to December 31st 2018

Brighton, Angleterre

The Royal Pavilion served as a hospital for Indian Soldiers during the First World War. See this poignant and often unknown story told through archive photographs, letters and film in a dedicated gallery. In 2014 there will be a new programme of talks, tours and interpretation to help visitors find out more about this fascinating episode in the history of the Royal Pavilion and the personal stories of the Indian troops that were treated there.

Open daily 9:30-17:00


0044 (0)30 00 29 09 02

Address : The Royal Pavilion, Royal Pavilion Gardens, BN1 1EE


1914-1917 Bailleul behind the lines: a mother wrrites to her soldier son…

From October 11th 2014 to September 30th 2015

Bailleul, France

Through extracts from a mother's letters to her soldier son, the exhibition takes the visitor into the private world of a Bailleul family living under the German occupation in 1914 and then with the British in the town. It shows how the people lived alongside the British and how the way of life of the local population was disrupted.

Open Wednesday to Sunday 14.00 to 17.30

Adults: 4€ Concessions: 3,10 € Free for those under 18 and jobseekers

0033 (0)3 28 49 12 70

Address : Musée Benoît De Puydt, 24 rue du musée De-Puydt


Acq, a village close to the front

From May 8th 2015 to November 11th 2015

Acq, France

Three major themes will be discussed on the basis of the history of this village, military operations, daily life during wartime, reconstruction and the duty of remembrance, notably symbolised by a remembrance wall for soldiers from the village who died during fighting, with an additional homage to soldiers from the military section.

Various tools will be especially adapted to children with the presentation of objects, documents, postcards and letters, etc.

Every weekend from 10am to midday and 2pm to 5pm. Other days by appointment only.


0033 (0)6 83 32 22 47

Address : Salle de la Convivialité, rue du Général de Gaulle, 62144 ACQ


Saint-Vaast Abbey during the Great War

From June 27th 2015 to September 21st 2015

Arras, France

Produced in partnership with the City of Arras and the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, the exhibition focussing on the destruction of Saint-Vaast abbey in 1915 falls within the framework of their respective programmes Arras a city of martyrs and Le Pas-de-Calais at war.

Opening Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 11 am to 6 pm ; Saturday, Sunday and holidays from 10 am to 6:30 pm (closed Tuesdays)

Adults : 7,50 €, Concessions : 5 €, Group (from 10 visitors) : 5€. Free of charge on the first of each month, during Heritage Days and Museum Evenings.

0033 (0)3 21 71 26 43

Address : Musée des beaux-arts d'Arras, 22, rue Paul Doumer, 62000 ARRAS

Guided Tour

Changing Model (a laboratory of events in 1915 in Artois)

From February 12th 2015 to December 31st 2015

Bully-les-Mines, France

The Maison du Centenaire allows you to come and discover a panoramic vision of the scenes of battles which took place in the Artois, from Mazingarbe to Notre-Dame de Lorette.

Open to the general public: guided tours for those who sign up in advance on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, every hour between 3pm and 6pm, in maximum groups of 15 people. School groups: from Tuesday to Friday morning, 9am to 11am (30 pupils maximum). Leisure centre: Wednesday from 2.30pm to 4.30pm (30 children maximum)

0033 (0)3 21 44 92 91

Address : Maison du Centenaire Jean Mallet, place Clemenceau, 62160 BULLY-LES-MINES


When La Chartreuse was Belgian

From April 11th 2015 to November 1st 2018

Neuville-sous-Montreuil, France

La Chartreuse de Neuville association is keen to introduce the general public to a relatively unknown fact of its history by celebrating the centenary of the largest Belgian hospital from the war.

The exhibition allows visitors to discover this period in history through many photographs and documents including intimate journals, postcards, testimonies, and press clippings.

During July and August, a conference visit will take place each Saturday at 3.30pm. Closed on Monday.

Free visit of the exhibition: €3, concessions: €2. Visit of La Chartreuse + exhibition: €9. Free for under 8 year olds. Educational visit for pupils: €4 /pupil

0033 (0)3 21 06 56 97

Address : La Chartreuse de Neuville, 1, allée de la Chartreuse, 621701 NEUVILLE-SOUS-MONTREUIL


Daily life behind the front during the Great War

From May 16th 2015 to September 20th 2015

Étaples-sur-Mer, France

This exhibition presents the daily life in a town behind the front line: the daily life of British soldiers when passing through the Étaples training camp; the daily life of civilian people: their relations with the allied "occupants", requisitions and mobilisation of residents, emergency situations which the local authorities had to respond to and the appearance of the town and its stores, and damage.

From 1st September to 30 June : Monday to Saturday, from 2 pm to 5 pm and Sunday from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. From 1st July to 31 August : Monday to Saturday, from 10 am to midday, 2 pm to 6 pm, and Sunday from 10 am midday and 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm.

0033 (0)3 21 94 02 47

Address : La Capitainerie, boulevard de l'Impératrice, 62630 ÉTAPLES-SUR-MER


Memory of an outpost during the Great War

From June 1st 2015 to December 31st 2015

Camiers, France

The hundred year old church of which the inauguration in August 1914 had to be postponed following declaration of the war serves as the starting point of a signed trail focussing on the mobilisation of civilians and the entire parish, based on mutual aid, care and faith, more than ever present: 2,000 temporary hospital beds were set up from 1915 in the village of Camiers.

Open every day non stop from 9 am to 6 pm

Free admission

0033 (0)3 21 84 72 18

Address : Église Notre-Dame de la Mer, chemin de ronde du cimetière, 62176 CAMIERS

september 2015

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