Somme Commemoration Events

13-15 October 2017: Family Tree Battlefield Tour

Join Andy and Mark Smith (Militaria expert – The Antiques Roadshow) on a tour to learn about your ancestor’s time in WW1, visiting Plugstreet, Hill 60, Tyne Cot, Passchendaele, the Menin Gate and other important locations . There is something very special about visiting the places relevant to your ancestors’ lives and experiences. This tour,  in conjunction with Family Tree,  is aimed at family  historians,  providing military experts, Q&A sessions and guided tours for a small group. For itinerary, costs and details of how to book follow the links below:-


Watch the Life in the trenches trailer:


2018 Events:-

29 June 2018

St John’s School, Gravesend, Kent – battlefield tour

30 June 2018

Somme Walking Tours – am and pm

1 July 2018

In the Footsteps of Geoffrey Malins – walking tour

The annual Sunken Lane walk will also take place on 1 July 2018

Full details of the events on 30/6-1/7 to follow.