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
Guest Blogger Hannah Little reports on last Sunday’s Cats Parade in Ypres
Get prepared for one of the wackiest events in Belgium: it’s the Ypres’ Cats Parade!
What led to 16 million people losing their lives? And what were the key battles in Flanders, Belgium?
A powerful exhibition of Trench Art at the In Flanders Fields Museum, Ypres, by British sculptor Stephen Hurst, refocuses our minds on the tragedy of war.Â
If you want to visit the key battlefields around Ypres, you can do it yourself. But enlisting the help of one of the many specialist World War One battlefield tour guides available is a good idea. Not only do World War One battlefield tour guides they know the […]