Salient by Elizabeth T. Gray Jr. is a book-length poem that combines reflections on the Battle of Passchendaele with the Tibetan Buddhist practice of Chöd,
Discover the history of battlefield tours in Flanders Fields, and what makes a good battlefield tour guide.
The Photographer of the Lost by Caroline Scott is an excellent and moving novel about the aftermath of the First World War
Nele Bille, who works for the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, describes her job and her favourite locations in Belgium.
Some thoughts on why we remember the soldiers who lost their lives during the First World War. Plus news of upcoming posts on this topic.
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.
The history of the Menin Gate and the Last Post, an overview of Remembrance Day events, and where to see the LEGO Menin Gate!
Beauvoorde Castle looks 17th century. But it was created in the 19th, through the romantic vision of one man
The 11th to 13th centuries were a golden age for the medieval Flemish cloth industry. And then the English introduced their crippling wool tax!
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