Fields of Peace (Champs de Paix) is an artistic installation designed and created by landscape artist Béatrice Saurel. It constitutes a vibrant tribute to the men who died during the Battle of the Somme by using the symbology of the poppy for the British and the cornflower for the French.
This exhibition studies the history of the Great War through the eyes and voices of the men who experienced war - from near or from far, on the front lines or in the rear, from the eve of the conflict to its aftermath, or indeed when the experience of war was continued in books and literature.
The village of Morcourt invites you to see how a field ambulance would have operated during the First World War in a village located near the front.
This exhibition pays homage to the soldiers and civilians of Mailly-Maillet and Beaussart. An exhibition of diverse documents concerning the soldiers who are commemorated on the village war memorial and the civilians who lived in the village at the time will be displayed in the village hall.
Since 2014, the the villages of Poppy Country have been studying the history of their villages during WW1.
The village of Mailly-Maillet is commemorating the centenary of the Battle of the Somme by portraying life in the village over the historic date of 1st July 1916 when the village saw a great many wounded men pass through, evacuated from the battlefield.
We are holding a photography exhibition during the commemorations of the centenary of the Great War. People who lived during the war will recount some of their stories about their lives at this time.
To commemorate Anzac Day, various professionals of the bread and baking sectors are holding an event themed on ‘Food and bread during the Great War'.