Thursday 14th July to Sunday 17th July 2016
We intend to travel by coach -crossing over to france by ferry. It will take 3 hours to get to the ferry, then 2 hours on the ferry and then an additional 2-3hours drive to High Wood.
Where we will be staying
Youth Hostel website www.poppiesalbert.com. They will provide breakfast, a packed lunch and an evening meal which will be included in the overall price.
Itinerary of the trip
Thursday 14th July
- travel to Albert, France.
Friday 15th July
- Drum head remembrance service at London cemetery, High Wood. We intend to visit the graves and pay our resepcts to fallen CLB members.(for more information about High Wood, Click here)
Local parade through Albert with the regimental band on Friday evening.
Saturday 16th July
- Visit to Museums and trenches of Albert in the morning, (visit the Somme Museum here)
then travel to Ypres, Belgium.
Parade through the Menin Gate in the evening.(for more information on the menin gate, click here)
Sunday 17th July
N/B please keep an eye on this page as more details get finalised.