Multi-cultural and multi-lingual Belgium is the perfect close-to-home touring destination. In this specially-created tour, groups will have the opportunity to play at the Last Post at the Menin Gate, which is always a very humbling and moving experience. In addition to some lovely outdoor concerts, you will enjoy a lively programme of excursions in and around this vibrant city as well as visits to some of WWI’s famous battlefields.
As well as playing at the Last Post, Northern Belgium offers lots of wonderful open air concert opportunities for our groups. Perform in one of the busy seaside towns, in bandstands or in the town centres where you’re always assured of an appreciative audience.
A day in Bruges. Visit the chocolate factory and take a boat trip on the canal. Visit a local brewery in the afternoon or just stroll around Bruges. Afternoon outdoor concert in a busy seaside town. In the evening enjoy some bowling.
A day at Ypres. Visit the Flanders Field Museum or one of the famous Allied cemeteries of which there are over 160. Early afternoon outdoor concert in Ypres. In the evening enjoy a meal out in a local restaurant. Performance at the Last Post ceremony at 8pm.
The morning spent at Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 (Zonnebeke). Mid afternoon outdoor concert in busy seaside town or in Wallonia’s most touristy town. Enjoy an evening disco at your accommodation.
Enjoy a mouth watering visit to this chocolate makers in Bruges.
See the Grand Place and the excellent Musical Instruments Museum.
Hire bikes and enjoy a tour around this lovely city or cycle to the battlefields.
A fascinating museum that keeps the memory of one of the War’s most memorable battles alive through images, films historical artefacts and life-like-dioramas.
An amazing interactive museum, which shows how the war affected this town and its community.
Such as Essex Farm and Tyne Cot (Passchendaele), the largest British Military Cemetery in the world where 11,956 soldiers are buried.
Groups will be based around Ypres, Ostend, Blankenberge, Bruges, Passchendaele, Langemark or Tournai.
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You should book your tour between 8-18 months in advance. This will give us time to find the best possible venues for your tour and you will have ample time for fundraising should you need to do so.
Once your tour is booked, it is safely in our hands. We will only ask for you assistance in understanding your concert requirements and you will be responsible for ensuring that the dates on our checklist are adhered to. Until your departure, you simply need to prepare your musicians musically and compile the tour repertoire.
Wide variety of performance opportunities with charming cities and a picturesque coastline.
One of Germany’s most naturally beautiful regions with lush countryside and vineyards.