Monthly Archives: March 2015


Our final day

Our final day on the tour and we began by visiting the 'coming world remember me' project at Ypres. The idea is to have people from all over the world sculpting a figure out if clay and once they have 600,000 of these figures they will create an art installation to commemorate the 600,000 soldiers... Read more +

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Derbyshire students honoured at invitation to visit World War One battlefields

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Battlefields Tour Day 3 – the story of the Somme

Another early start and a French bread fuelled group of students were off into France. Our first stop was the cemetery dedicated to our Australian comrades who fought at the town of Fromelles. The early morning hazy sunshine illuminated the grave stones on this relatively new cemetery with very... Read more +

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A long and emotional day in Belgium

A long and emotional day in Belgium for our intrepid students. We started the day in Kent and moved swiftly into France and on to the Zonnebeke museum where we took in a real trench experience. Next we went on to Tyne Cot cemetery where at plot XXVIII B19 we found Lieutenant FLH Jackson, a former... Read more +

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