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


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

ANZAC Day Wreath Laying Ceremony, Bullecourt

Bullecourt Mairie

25 April 2024, at 15.00 hours and 16.00 hours

Location: Bullecourt 62128

  • Event One: 15.00 hours ANZAC Day Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Commonwealth and the French monuments in Bullecourt village centre, the Square du Souvenir Français
  • Event Two: 16:00 hours ANZAC Day Commemorative Service at the Australian “Digger” Memorial on the outskirts of the village.
Digger Memorial at Bullecourt

For information about these and other ANZAC Day Services in France you can visit the Australian Government Department of Veterans' Affairs:

Website: Anzac Day Commemoration Services Information 2024

Or make an enquiry at the Musée Jean et Denise Letaille - Bullecourt 1917

Email (Musée Bullecourt 1917):

Telephone: +33 3 21 55 33 20

For information about the Australian Memorial Park Bullecourt see our page:

Australian Memorial Park Bullecourt

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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