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France & Belgium 2019


France and Belgium pre trip information - presentation 

Thursday 21 March 2019

15:45 The group are back in England and making good progress home.

14:20 They are on the ferry and homeward bound.

07:30 Early start. Bus loaded and left the Chateau

09:30 Hesdin Market

Wednesday 20 March 2019

14:30 Theipval

13:30 Ulster Tower museum

11:50 Beaumont Hamel Newfoundland memorial

Trenches and shell holes

In the trenches

At the danger tree

10:20 Our route so far

09:00 Vimmy Memorial to Canadian soldiers on the Somme

Tueday 19 March 2019

Menin Gate Ceremony

Introductory talk at the Menin Gate

Chocolate time

Flanders field museum

Tyne Cot Cemetry

12:20 The group are now on their way to Tyne Cot Cemetry.

Hill 62 Front Line and Original Trenches

08:00 An early start after a good nights rest. off to Ypres Flanders Field Museum and Munin Gate.

Monday 18 March 2019

18:30 Arrived at the Chateau for supper and settling in. 

17:20 Arrived at Lisjenhoek cemetery. Then the last leg of todays journey to the Chateau.

15:00 The group have arrived safely in Calais. They continue their journey on to Poperinghe.

13:00 Arrived in Dover waiting to board the ferry.

07:20 The group set off on time - everyone present and accounted for. Heading toward Dover for the crossing.