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An amazing opportunity for your students to perform in and around the WW1 battlefields. 

A school music tour to the WW1 battlefields provides an amazing opportunity for your students to perform to locals and tourists who are visiting the area to learn more about the First World War. As part of the tour your ensemble will be able to perform at the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate and at the Canadian Memorial in Vimy Ridge. This is a once in a lifetime experience that your students are unlikely to forget.


Sample Itinerary

4 days/3 nights

From £244pp

Tour price includes:
  • 3 nights' half-board accommodation
  • Return ferry/Eurotunnel crossings
  • Return executive coach travel
  • Arrangement of 2 concerts inc. publicity
  • Participation in the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate
  • Detailed information pack
  • Itinerary planning service
  • Travel & medical insurance
  • Free staff place ratio 1:8
Day 1 Travel to Dover for crossing

Arrive late afternoon

Possibility to have a rehearsal at the accommodation

Evening meal
Day 2 Morning to explore Ypres Concert in the Cloth Hall colonnades next to the In Flanders Fields Museum Participation in the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate
Day 3

Travel to Vimy Ridge

Recital at the Memorial

Visit to Albert and perform an outdoor concert Evening meal at the accommodation
Day 4 Travel to Calais Ferry crossing Arrive back at school
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