During the week of Anzac Day, several events were held in the Somme region on the initiative of Somme Battlefields for Peace partner-collectors, raising 2,300 euros for the solidarity movement.

  • 22/04: Animated walk on the theme of Australia in Dernancourt organised by the Pays du Coquelicot Tourist Office.
  • 22/04 to 30/04: ‘Anzac Week’ at the Underground City of Naours: guided tours of the graffiti made by Australian soldiers.
  • 23/04: ‘AnzacRun’ at Vignacourt, 5 and 10 km race.
  • 25/04: Anzac Day. Shuttles organised by Somme Tourisme from Amiens to the Australian National Memorial in Villers-Bretonneux to attend the Dawn Service ceremony at 5.30am.

Photos: Garry for Somme Tourisme.