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Australia Week

Australia Week

From Friday 20 April 2018 to Sunday 29 April 2018

To accompany the Anzac Day commemorations, the municipality of Villers-Bretonneux and local associations hold a week of commemorative events including sporting events, walks and concerts.

PROGRAMME

  • Friday 20 April, in the evening: performance by the children of Villers-Bretonneux
  • Saturday 21 April, in the evening, at the indoor market: Concert by the Ensemble Musical of Corbie and Amiens Brass Band
  • Sunday 22 April at 10am: 11 km walk from the Australian Corps Memorial at Le Hamel to the Australian National Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux
  • Sunday 22 April and monday 23 April from 9am to 6pm, Victoria Hall: Diorama on the battles of Villers-Bretonneux with a photography exhibition entitled "Villers-Bretonneux Destroyed and Rebuilt"
  • Monday 23 April : Various activities in the town including horse and carriage rides throughout the day and a concert at the indoor market
  • Tuesday 24 April : Victoria Hall
    Conference on the battle of Villers-Bretonneux
    Conference on the first tank versus tank battle

At the Timmerman Stadium: From 2pm to 4.30pm: Initiation of Australian football for children and adults

  • Wednesday 25 April  : After the Dawn Service at the Australian National Memorial at Villers-Bretonneux                
    At 8.30am: Ceremony at the Villers-Bretonneux village war memorial
    In the indoor market, in the morning : Concert and Sadlier-Stokes scholarship awards
    From 12.30pm, at the Timmerman Stadium : 10th ANZAC CUP two matches (men's and women's)
    Concert in the evening

 

  • From Frday 20 to Sunday 29 April in the Victoria Hall and Museum:

Exhibition on the battle of Villers-Bretonneux and the first tank versus tank battle with dnations by the Service des Armées, the RSL and Australia Postillers-Bretonneux and the first tank versus tank battle with donations by the Service des Armées, the RSL and Australia Post
 

An tourist information point will be open opposite the town hall:
  • Monday 23 April from 2pm to 5pm,
  • Tuesday 24 April from 10am to 12pm and from 2pm to 5pm
  • Wednesday 25 April from 7.30am to 3pm

Free admission to each of these events

For more information, please visit www.villers-bretonneux.com

Organiser: 
Villers Bretonneux municipality
Venue of event: 
Villers Bretonneux
80800 Villers Bretonneux