• Menin Gate
  • Ramparts
  • In Flanders Fields Museum
  • Cloth Hall -  Poppy Appeal

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Ypres and the Great War

Events IEPER Centenary 2017

Here you can find a concise list of events taking place in Ieper in 2017 related to the Centenary

Our office can't be held responsible for any changes to the calendar of events. For up-to-date information www.visit-ypres.be

Exhibitions In Flanders Fields Museum

Till 26/03 The Written War

24/04 - 11/11 The Return of the Lions of the Menin Gate

03/06 - 31/12 1917, Total War in Flandres/Third Battle of Ieper


Commemorations and events related to the Centenary 

April

24 Ceremony Return of the Lions of the Menin Gate - 8pm Special Last Post

25 Anzac Day - 11am Special Last Past Menin Gate + Belgian monument

May

14 Peace festival - Grote Markt

June

06 Concert 'Made in the Great War' by Sam Sweeney's Fiddle

July

24 90 years Menin Gate

30 100 years Battle of Passendale, Third Battle of Ieper 

August

22 - 25 Four days of the Yser - (final day 25/08:Ieper)

September 

15 - 16 Symphony of Trees - Hommage to Ieper and Ivor Gurney 

November
10 11th November Lecture

11 Commemoration 99 years Armistice WW1 + concert The Great War Remembered