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Ypres Branch

Calendar 2017

JANUARY

Second Lieutenant S F L CODY Commemoration
Zillebeke
Monday 23 January 2017

Rededication Ceremony for Pte A WILLIAMSON 29th Bn AIF and Pte F EVEILLARD 32nd Bn AIF
Hooge Crater Cemetery, Ypres, Belgium
Friday 27 January 2017 at 1100

FEBRUARY

King Albert I Commemoration
Ypres
Sunday 19 February 2017

MARCH

1 Wm Lemahieu Commemoration
Barracks, Ypres
Thursday 9 March 2017

APRIL

Belgain Soldiers Killed in Action since 1945 Commemoration
1 Wm Lemahieu Barracks, Ypres
Friday 7 April 2017

Gas Attack Commemorations
Steenstraete
Sunday 23 April 2017

Return of the Lions to the Menin Gate
Ypres
Monday 24 April 2017

ANZAC Day in Belgum
Ypres and surrounding areas
Tuesday 25 April 2017

Battle of Kemmel Commemoration
Kemmel
Friday 28 April 2017

St George's Day Raid Commemoration
Zeebrugge
Saturday 29 April 2017

St George's Day Raid Commemoration
St Donaaskerk, Zeebrugge
Sunday 30 April 2017

MAY

Memorial to Flt Sgt Stacey Jones Inauguration
Poperinge
Friday 4 May 2017

Rededication Service for 2Lt R S Bennie and Lt L Drummond
Cement House Cemetery, Ypres
Thursday 18 May 2017

VE Day Commemoration
Ypres
Monday 8 May 2017

The Royal British Legion Annual Conference 2017
Southport, UK
Saturday 20 May to Sunday 21 May 2017

Oostende voor Anker
Oostende
Thursday 25 May to Sunday 28 May 2017

100km of Ieper
Ypres and surrounding area
Friday 26 May to Sunday 28 May 2017

The Royal British Legion Christchurch Band Pop Up Concert
Ghent
Sunday 28 May 2017

JUNE

Battle of Messines Centenary (NZ)
Messines
Wednesday 7 June 2017

Tank Memorial Ypres Salient Annual Ceremony
Poelkappele
Saturday 10 June 2017

Queen Elizabeth II Birthday Celebrations
St George's Memorial Church and Church Hall, Ypres
Saturday 17 June 2017

London to Ypres Bike Ride
London to Ypres
Thursday 29 June to Monday 3 July 2017

JULY

Te Deum for National Holiday Belgium
Ypres
Friday 21 July 2017

90th Anniversary of the Menin Gate
Ypres
Monday 24 July 2017

Rededication Service for Second Lieutenant Bertie Swallow 
Harlebeke New British Cemetery, Belgium
Tuesday 25 July 2017

Passchendaele Weekend with Living History
Zonnebeke
Saturday 29 July and Sunday 30 July 2017

Passchendaele/Third Battle of Ypres Centenary Commemoration
Multi Media Cultural Event
Market Square, Ypres
Sunday 30 July 2017 at 2000

Passchendaele/Third Battle of Ypres Centenary Commemoration
Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke
Monday 31 July 2017 in the afternoon

AUGUST

Service of Commemoration, Scottish Memorial
Frezenberg Ridge, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Sunday 21 August 2017 (tbc)

4 Days of the Ijzer
West Flanders, Belgium
Tuesday 22 to Friday 25 August 2017 (tbc)

4 Days of the Ijzer
Closing Ceremony/Last Post
Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium
Friday 25 August 2017

Queen Astrid Commemoration
Queen Astrid Memorial, Astridpark, Ypres, Belgium
Tuesday 29 August 2017

Liberation of Dranouter Commemoration
Dranouter
Wednesday 30 August 2017

SEPTEMBER

Polish Commemoration
Polish Memorial, Ypres
Wednesday 6 September 2017 (tbc)

72nd Commemoration of the Liberation of Ypres
Ypres
Sunday 10 September 2017 (tbc)

RAF-SAAF Commemorations
St George's Memorial Church, Ypres, Belgium
Saturday 16 September 2017

Sgt Bull Commemorations
Gavere, East Flanders, Belgium
Saturday 16 September 2017 (tbc)

Ypres Car Free Day Cycle Ride
Yores, West Flanders, Belgium
Sunday 17 September 2017

OCTOBER

Passchendaele/Third Battle of Ypres Cenenary Commemoration (New Zealand)
Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Friday 12 October 2017

Silent City meets Living City
Passchendaele2017
Tyne Cot Cemetery, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Saturday 14 October 2017

Waasmunster Crash Commemoration
Waasmunster
Sunday 15 October 2017 (tbc)

King Leopold III Commemorations
Kind Leopold III Monument, Ypres, Belgium
Tuesday 17 October 2017 (tbc)

Poppy Appeal Ypres 2017 Launch
Ypres, Belgium
Saturday 28 October 2017

NOVEMBER

All Saint's Day
WO1 Memorial
Ghent, Belgium
Wednesday 1 November 2017 

All Saint's Day
St Jan Cemetey
Ypres, Belgium
Wednesday 1 November 2017

Virtual Poppy Run
Ypres, Belgium
Sunday 5 November 2017 at 1100

Annual Commemoration
Colonne du Congrès, Brussels
Wednesday 8 November 2017

Flanders' Field of Poppies
Menin Gate, Ypres Belgium
9-12 November 2017

Irish Cross Commemoration
Irish Cross, Ypres, Belgium
Friday 10 November 2017

Flanders' Field of Poppies
Service of Dedication
Menin Gate, Ypres
Friday 10 November 2017 at 1100

St Jan Commemoration
St Jan, Ypres, Belgium
Friday 10 November 2017

Armistice Day
Ypres
Saturday 11 November 2017

The Royal British Legion Festival of Remembrance 2017
Royal Albert Hall, London, United Kingdom
Saturday 11 November 2017

UK National Service of Remembrance
Cenotaph, Whitehall, London, United Kingdom
Sunday 12 November 2017

Indian Commemoration
Indian Memorial, Menin Gate, Ypres, Belgium
Sunday 12 November 2017

Remembrance Day Service
Anglican Church, Ghent
Sunday 12 November 2017

Belgium King's Day
Ypres, Belgium
Wednesday 15 November 2017

The Royal British Legion Ypres Branch Annual General Meeting
St George's Memorial Church Hall, Ypres, Belgium
date tbc

DECEMBER

The Royal British Legion Ypres Branch Christmas Dinner
Hotel Regina, Ypres, Belgium
date tbc

 

page updated 16 May 2017

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