French Flanders & Artois WW1 Events

Chapel and graves at Ablain St-Nazaire French Military Cemetery (Notre Dame de Lorette)

This page provides information about events related to the First World War taking place on and around the French Flanders and Artois battlefields.

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Remembrance Ceremony

Weekly Act of Remembrance: Souvenir Flame

Lantern Tower at Notre Dame de Lorette French cemetery

Sundays (Palm Sunday to 11 November inclusive) at 11.45 hours

Ablain St-Nazaire French Military Cemetery (Notre Dame de Lorette), Souchez

Free

Each Sunday from Palm Sunday to 11 November at 11.45 hours the “Souvenir Flame” in the centre of the cemetery is rekindled by the leader of the Honour Guards on duty that day.

Ablain St-Nazaire French Military Cemetery (Notre Dame de Lorette), Souchez

11 November Remembrance Day Moment of Reflection at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial

Canadian National Vimy Memorial

11 November 2020 at 11.00 hours

Location: Canadian National Vimy Memorial, Chemin des canadiens, 62580 Givenchy-en-Gohelle

Free

Members of the public are welcome to attend. No invitation is required. Please arrive before 10.30 hours.

Canadian student guides will hold a 'Moment of Reflection' at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial.

Details are available on the on the Veterans Affairs Canada/Anciens Combattants Canada website:

Website: www.veterans.gc.ca Canadian National Vimy Memorial 11 November 2019

For information about the memorial and how to find its location you can see our webpage at:

Canadian National Vimy Memorial

Related Topic

Faubourg d'Amiens Cemetery & Arras Memorial, Arras
Faubourg d'Amiens Cemetery, Arras

For information about places to visit and the battles that took place in the region of French Flanders & Artois see our page:

French Flanders & Artois Battlefields