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Lanterns of Remembrance

Lanterns of Remembrance

Thursday 30 June 2016 - 00:00

During the commemorations of the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, the Albert Trench Museum is organising a parade composed of 1916 people, accompanied by 100 pipers, on 30 June 2016.

Organised in partnership with the Town of Albert and the Poppy Country District Council.

9pm: 1916 people wearing a red top and accompanied by 100 pipers, will leave from l’Esplanade de la Solidaire (station) carrying a torch. They will then head to the Place d'Armes (basilica), pass through the tunnels of the museum before arriving at Place Emile Leturcq.

10.30pm to 12am – Concert. Lanterns sent into the sky in remembrance of the soldiers.

If you would like to join the procession, register by clicking on the image below!

Inscription Lanternes du Souvenir
 

Organiser: 
Somme Trench Museum
+ 00 (0)3 22 75 16 17
Venue of event: 
Musée Somme 1916
Rue Anicet Godin
80300 ALBERT