THE FRANCO-AUSTRALIAN WEEK IN VILLERS-BRETONNEUX AND CORBIE, 2017.
- Du 16/04/2017 au 25/04/2017 à 09:00
- Villers-Bretonneux and Corbie
- Durée : One week
THE AUSTRALIAN MEETING IN VILLERS-BRETONNEUX
FROM APRIL 16th TO APRIL 25th, 2017.
Sunday, April 16th at 9:00 a.m. :
11 km (6,84 miles) Memorial to Memorial Cross country walk (National Australian Memorial in Villers-Bretonneux to Australian Memorial Park in Le Hamel) - Departure from the car park of the Australian National Memorial.
Thursday, April 20 at 9:00 p.m. :
Screening of the film "The Lighthorseman" directed by Simon Wincer - Market hall (Place du Générale de Gaulle).
Friday, April 21st at 8:30 p.m. :
Concert "Une petite musique dans la Grande Guerre" featuring l'Orchestre de Cuivres d'Amiens - Market hall (Place du Général de Gaulle)
Saturday, April 22nd, at 8:00 p.m. :
Concert featuring the "Voices of Birralee Choir" - Market hall (Place du Général de Gaulle)
Sunday, April 23rd :
"9th Anzac Cup"
10:00 a.m. : The ANZAC Cup footy teams procession - Place Robinvale (Rue des Tavernes)
11:30 a.m. : Opening ceremony - Stade Timmerman (Route de Péronne)
Mid-day : Women's Aussie rules footy match - Stade Timmerman (Route de Péronne)
2:30 p.m. : Men's Aussie rules match - Stade Timmerman (Route de Péronne)
*Food available on site*
Monday, April 24th :
10:00 a.m. : Official inauguration of the Franco-Ausralian Museum including a musical concert by the pupils from the high school "collège Jacques Brel" (invitation holders only) - rue du Victoria
4:00 p.m. : Inauguration of the photo exhibition the "Avenue of Honour" by Australian photographer Sarah Wood - Victoria Hall (rue de Victoria)
7:00 p.m. : Concert featuring the Mosman High School - market hall (Place du Général de Gaulle)
Tuesday, April 25th :
The official ANZAC Day Dawn Service - Australian National Memorial
2:00 a.m. : Pre-service commemorative program commences
5:30 a.m. : Dawn Service commences
Local ceremony in Villers-Bretonneux
8:30 a.m. : Wreath laying Ceremony at the local French war monument - Town Hall square (Place du Général de Gaulle)
9:00 a.m. : Presentation of the Sadlier-Stockes Scolarship - Victoria Hall (Rue du Victoria)
*all events are free entrance*
THE BREAD DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR IN CORBIE (2nd edition)
"THE FOOD AND THE BREAD DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR"
This event is built around 4 points : an exhibition "Eat during the Great War", conferences and entertaining workshops, military parades and finally some demonstrations on how to make the bread during the Great War.
From 3 to 28 April :
Exhibition "Eat during the Great War" in the Centre d'Accueil et d'Animation in Corbie.
From 22 to 24 April in l'Enclos in Corbie :
Demonstration of the way "to make bread during the First World War" with the technics of different nationality on the front, with the reconstitution of an old bakery composed of kneading trough and an oven.
22 April :
10:00 a.m. : Opening of the military camp with some animations : introducing the weapons, uniforms and equipment, demonstration of shooting to white in the rifle or in the mortar, paraded and manipulation of weapon... - in l'Enclos
5:00 p.m. : Conference about the food and "Eat during the Great War" animated by Mrs Emmanuelle Cronier, senior lecturer in Contemporary History at the University of Picardie "Jules Verne" - In the Centre d'Accueil et d'Animation
9:00 p.m. : Show "Mots tranché" with the participation of "Groupe Bidon" - in l'Enclos
23 April at 11:30 :
Paraded in the city centre and wreath laying at the war monument
*All events are free*
More information :
Assosciation "POMPONETTE" at 3 rue Jean et Marcellin Truquin in Corbie
Tel. +33 (0)6 08 43 64 80 or +33 (0)3 22 48 40 28
E-mail : email@example.com
80800 Villers-Bretonneux and Corbie