The construction of the Menin Gate took place between 1922 and 1927 It commemorates Commonwealth soldiers who died during World War One.
Ypres was totally destroyed in the First World War yet took only 10 years to rebuild. Here’s the story of the Reconstruction of Ypres.
Tyne Cot Cemetery and Memorial in Zonnebeke, Belgium is one of the largest and most moving resting places for thousands of casualties in the First World War.
On November 11th 1918, at 11 a.m., the First World War came to an end. What happened that day in Belgium? And what did the date mean afterwards? Here are 11 facts about 11th November 1918 in Belgium.
The history of the Menin Gate and the Last Post, an overview of Remembrance Day events, and where to see the LEGO Menin Gate!
When the Flemish people returning to Flanders Fields after Armistice Day 1918, they were greeted by scenes of total devastation.
Why were poppies so numerous on the fields of Flanders? And how did they become the symbol of remembrance?
100 years ago this weekend saw the start of the Battle of Passchendaele. Here are four ways to remember.
Two walks that take you through the heart of Flanders Fields to some of the most poignant World War One cemeteries.
An exhibition at the In Flanders Fields Museum in Ypres focuses on the contribution of Canadian soldiers in the First World War
The Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 is dedicated to the horrendous bloodbath that was the Battle of Passchendaele. It displays numerous artefacts from the battle, a Dugout Experience that takes you underground into a mock-up of the British Army’s quarters, and reconstructions of trenches.
Talbot House in Poperinge is one of the most evocative First World War sites in Belgium. It was used by soldiers for rest and relaxation before returning to the Front. It’s still very much as it used to be 100 years ago.