Saturday, 13 February 2010

ANZAC PROGRAMME 24-25 APRIL 2010

ANZAC DAY IN ZONNEBEKE
On April 24th and 25th 2010, the Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 organizes for the sixth time an interesting museum weekend.
Place to be: Zonnebeke Chateau grounds.
This year, 3 themes are highlighted:
living history (historical evocation 1914-1918), the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (new exposition theme) and ANZAC-day.

On Sunday 25th of April, ANZAC-day will be remembered internationally for the 95th time. On that same day, Flanders organizes Inheritance day (Erfgoeddag).

Friday, April 23th 2010

20.00: Exhibition official inauguration Remember me:
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission 1917-2010 .- Chateau grounds, invitation required

Saturday, April 24th 2010

10.00 - 18.00: Historical evocation 1914-1918
Living History with recruitment, training camp, border crossing-point, British campsite , German soldier amusement, Russian prisoners of war ...
- Chateau grounds, free of charge

9.30 - 17.00: Colloquium Living History
- Town hall, Euro 12,50 including lunch20.00:
Anzac day remembrance concert with Carleen Ebbs (NZ), Heather Charlton (NZ), Wendy Quinlan (AUS) and the Royal Harmony (Koninklijke Harmonie) Sint-Cecilia from Beselare (B)
- Chateau grounds, Euro 5,00 (in advance) and Euro 7,50 (at the door)

Sunday, April 25th 2010 - Inheritance day - Anzac Day

6.00: Anzac day dawn service
Shuttle bus service at 5h15 (sharp), departing from Chateau grounds, Followed by a free breakfast and reception of delegations
- Buttes New British Cemetery, free of charge

10.00: Field service 1917 With free tea and tommy-cake
- Chateau grounds, free of charge

10.00 - 18.00: Historical evocation 1914-1918
Living History with recruitment, training camp, border crossing-point, British campsite , German soldier amusement, Russian prisoners of war ...
- Chateau grounds, free of charge

10.00 - 18.00: Treasures in the attic
grandfather s helmet or grandmother's vase, let them identify and evaluate for free by an expert antiques and military
- Chateau grounds, free of charge

13.00 - 18.00: Battlefield tour
Guided bus tour along less known places and once-only accessible Commonwealth War Graves Commission places
Euro 10 p.p. - only in advance registration, restricted number of participant