Belgium & Northern France School Trips
Around Ypres, Belgium and The Somme, Northern France we visit some of the historic sites to study and commemorate those whose lost their lives in one of the most costliest conflicts in History. From the first landings of British troops in the European theatre, historic battles of the Ypres Salient and the Somme through to the final push and armistice . We also look at some of the great WW1 poets who put pen to paper in the trenches and hospitals,the most poignant of all the poetry that came out of the War.
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Suggested First World War School Trips
WWI: Behind The Front Lines
The trenches of the Western Front did not operate in isolation. Stretching back from the front were communication and supply lines, field hospitals and facilities where soldiers could rest and recuperate from the stresses of warfare
WWI: Poetry & Literature
The First World War saw a sea change in the emotional life of the British people, both during the period 1914-1918 and in the wider aftermath of the war, reflected in the prose and poetry of the men and women who fought it
WWI: They Also Served
This tour visits some of the key sites and locations associated with those men and women, troops and labourers who also served on the Western Front, from what are now today mostly Commonwealth countries
WWI: Western Front Discovery
Our suggested overview of the major sites in both Belgium and Northern France