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Event

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
Poperinge



Exhibition

Historical exhibition ‘Second Battle of Ypres – Gas Attack’

From April 15th 2015 to June 20th 2015

Ieper, Belgium

The museum is organizing a historical exhibition that focuses on the Second Battle of Ieper.

April > 15 November daily from 10 am to 6 pm* 16 November > 31 March from Tuesdays to Sundays from 10 am to 5 pm* During the spring half-term (1 March - 9 March 2014, except on monday 4 March), the museum is open till 6 pm*

€4 - €9

+32 (0)57 23 92 20


Address : In Flanders Fields Museum, Grote Markt 34
Ieper



Exhibition

Industry in the War

From December 1st 2014 to December 31st 2018

LA MADELEINE, France

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

From the 1st december 2014 to the 31 december 2018

Free

+33 (0)3 20 40 84 50


Address : 21 avenue Germaine, 59110 La Madeleine
LA MADELEINE



Exhibition

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

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0044 (0)30 00 29 09 02


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



Exhibition

De Gaulle, De Corbie, Maillot: families at war. 1914-1918

From October 1st 2014 to June 28th 2015

Lille, France

Charles de Gaulle fought in the Great War from the beginning and the hardships of the time had an indelible effect on his own history. Accounts of the fate of his brothers and cousins serve as reminders of other aspects of military life in 1914-1918 because they were deployed on different fronts and fields of battle. Civilan life is also featured with accounts of the lives of Charles de Gaulle's sister and their female cousins under the German occupation.

Wednesday to Saturday 10.00 to 12.00 and 14.00 to 17.00 Sundays 13.30 to 17.00

Adults : 6€ Concessions : 3€ Free admission : persons under 18, wheelchair users

0033 (0)3 59 73 00 30


Address : Maison Natale Charles de Gaulle, 9 rue Princesse
Lille



Exhibition

Bailleul, October 1914 - April 1918, a town taken over by the British

From October 11th 2014 to August 31st 2015

Bailleul, France

Bailleul, October 1914 - April 1918, a town taken over by the British

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
Bailleul



Exhibition

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
Bailleul



Exhibition

Agincourt and its surroundings during the Great War

From March 1st 2015 to June 1st 2015

Agincourt, France

Although sites behind the front line, Agincourt and its surroundings, were the stage of major manoeuvres, bivouacs, and commemorations of the battle of 1915, royal visits…

This exhibition allows people to discover the life of soldiers behind the front, at the heart of one of the most strategic logistical areas of the Great War.

Open every day non stop from 10 am to 5 pm. Closed on Tuesday from November to March.

Free entrance (only for the exhibition)

0033 (0)3 21 47 27 53 contact@azincour


Address : Medieval Center of Agincourt, 24, rue Charles VI 62310 AZINCOURT
Agincourt



Exhibition

Earth and steel, the Great War Archaeology

From April 9th 2015 to August 23rd 2015

Arras, France

The exhibition "From earth and steel" addresses the contribution of archeology to the knowledge of the Great War. She gives an insight into the daily lives of soldiers on the front line and funerary practices during the conflict. Through the many remains unearthed by archaeologists on the route of the western front line, this exhibition brings new answers and testimonies about the most devastating conflicts of the twentieth century.

For the first time, archaeologists, curators and historians present to the public the result of twenty years of archaeological research.

0033 (0)3 21 51 26 95


Address : Casino d'Arras (entrance from rue Saint-Géry), 3 rue Emile Legrelle, 62000 ARRAS
Arras



Route

In the eyes of a photographer from 14-18

From March 1st 2015 to June 30th 2015

Laventie, France

Confrontations 14-18

Consult photographs where they were taken by soldiers during the war in the streets of Laventie.

Exhibition by Alloeu Terre de Batailles 14-18.

Open every day

Free admission

0033 (0)3 21 66 21 36




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
Bully-les-Mines



Exhibition

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
Neuville-sous-Montreuil



Exhibition

Archaeology of the Great War

From April 25th 2015 to May 11th 2015

Frévent, France

To complement the conference of April 24, discover a record-exhibition by INRAP. By identifying, analyzing and interpreting the most significant witnesses from preventive excavations, archaeologists to document the unknown aspects of the Great War: armament, graves, buildings, food, crafts ...

Monday, Thursday and Friday from 10 am to midday, Wednesday from 10 am to midday and from 2 pm to 6 pm, Saturday from 10 am to midday en 2 pm to 6 pm

Free admission

0033 (0)3 21 04 08 23


Address : Médiathèque, 12 rue du Président Wilson, 62270 FRÉVENT
Frévent


may 2015


Exhibition

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.

Free

0033 (0)6 83 32 22 47


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



Show

I remember, he was 20 years old

May 8th 2015

Beuvry, France

Beuvry and the British outpost.

Event hosted by the Maison de la Poésie.

Friday, May 8, 2015 at 6 pm

Free admission on reservation

0033 (0)6 13 80 93 73


Address : Maison de la Poésie, 37, rue François Galvaire, 62660 BEUVRY
Beuvry



Reconstitution

War shelters : reconstruction of a command post

From May 9th 2015 to May 10th 2015

Beuvry, France

Beuvry and the British outpost.

From 10 am to 12 am and from 2 pm to 6 pm

Free admission

0033 (0)6 13 80 93 73


Address : Quartier du Préolan
Beuvry



Exhibition

Beuvry before, during and after the war

From May 9th 2015 to May 10th 2015

Beuvry, France

Beuvry et la base arrière britannique

Explanation of shooting location methods known as triangulation.

From 2 pm to 6 pm

Free admission

0033 (0)6 13 80 93 73


Address : Église Saint-Martin, rue sadi Carnot, 62660 BEUVRY
Beuvry



Show

Playlet of life in an outpost

From May 9th 2015 to May 10th 2015

Beuvry, France

Beuvry and the British outpost.

These reconstructions will be accompanied by an exhibition of period material and another on battles, organised by Cuinchy History Club.

From 11 am to 6 pm

Free admission

0033 (0)6 13 80 93 73


Address : La Prévôté de Gorre, rue de La Loisne, 62660 BEUVRY
Beuvry



Concert

Period music concert

From May 9th 2015 to May 10th 2015

Beuvry, France

Beuvry and the British outpost.

By Chorus of the Estracelles.

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Free admission

0033 (0)6 13 80 93 73


Address : Église Saint-Pierre de Gorre, rue Alfred Baudrin, 62660 BEUVRY
Beuvry



Concert

Poppies

May 10th 2015

Saint-Omer, France

Proposed by Compagnie Lyrics & Co.

Music : Frédéric Ponthieux and composers of the Great War. He died on the front, he was known as the "Ordinary musical hero".

Touched by words, writings and poems, artists will make these their own and discover the horrors of war, the solitude and feelings of people and the ever presence of death. They will also discover the all-important role of music and poetry in conquering universal harmony. Close to a century later, they will bring to life the ordinary days of a quite unique soldier and musician.

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0033 0(6) 41 55 46 46


Address : Cathédrale, 62500 SAINT-OMER
Saint-Omer



Exhibition

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
Étaples-sur-Mer



Symposium, Conference

The British General Headquarters

May 22nd 2015

Frévent, France

Benoît Blanc conference

In March 1916, the British army took over from the French army. With the HQ at Montreuil-sur-Mer, the entire organisation covered the area. Orders and strategies elaborated by the Chief Commander Douglas Haig and his HQ came from Montreuillois. The British operations led on the front lines in the Pas-de-Calais and the Somme were directed from here. This conference will allow you to discover the importance of the British presence in our area.

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Free admission

0033 (0)3 21 04 08 23


Address : Château de Cercamp, rue du Général-de-Gaulle, 62270 FRÉVENT
Frévent



Route

Remembrance trail

May 9th 2015

Loos-en-Gohelle, France

Centenary of the second battle of Artois.

A walk with commentary ending in front of the plaque placed in honour of the French soldiers of the 17th DI.

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0033 (0)6 09 46 48 65


Address : Place de la République, 62750 LOOS-EN-GOHELLE
Loos-en-Gohelle



Show

A public reading of letters published by Maurice Chevassus

May 9th 2015

Loos-en-Gohelle, France

Centenary of the second battle of Artois.

By "Loos, sur les traces de la Grande Guerre" association.

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0033 (0)6 09 46 48 65


Address : Médiathèque municipale, 15, avenue de la Fossé 15, 62750 LOOS-EN-GOHELLE
Loos-en-Gohelle



Exhibition

The battle of Artois

From May 8th 2015 to May 11th 2015

Roclincourt, France

Inauguration friday 3 pm

Friday from 3 pm, saturday from 11:30 am to 1 pm and monday from 8:30 am to 4:30pm

Free admission

0033 (0)3 21 15 15 26


Address : 2, rue de Thélus, 62223 Roclincourt
Roclincourt


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  • Go to the website of the County Council of Somme
  • Go to the website of the County Council of Aisne
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  • Go to the website of the Tourist Office of Pas-de-Calais
  • Go to the website of the Tourist Office of Somme
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  • Go to the website of the Province of West Flanders
  • Go to the website of the Province of Antwerp
  • Go to website of the Westtoer
  • Go to the website of the Caverne du Dragon, the Chemin des Dames museum
  • Go to the website of the Historial de la Grande Guerre, museum of the Great War 14-18
  • Go to the official website of the town of Etaples-sur-Mer
  • Go to the official website of the town of Montreuil-sur-Mer
  • Go to the official website of the County Counicl of Cambridgeshire
  • Go to the website of Brighton, Royal Pavillion, Museums and Libraries
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