- Nov 10 – Local departure by coach, then to our hotel in northern France or Belgium for a three-night stay.
- Nov 11 – On 11th November we will be in Ypres for the annual commemoration of the Armistice and to attend the special 11am service at the Menin Gate, along with the veterans’ parade. You will have some free time in central Ypres, and in the afternoon, you can also join an optional trip to the battlefields around Ypres. In the evening we will attend the nightly Last Post Ceremony which is specially extended for 11th November. Breakfast
- Nov 12 – We visit a number of sites connected with events on the battlefields a hundred years ago. We look at the bitter fighting along the Menin Road and at Polygon Wood in November 1914 and examine the story of the Christmas Truce and the famous games of football in No Man’s Land. We also visit Messines Museum and Ploegsteert Visitors’ Centre. Breakfast
- Nov 13 – Return home. Breakfast