Christmas Truce

Tour Introduction

Anglia’s unique Christmas Truce tour offers you an opportunity to mark that singular moment in 1914 when, albeit for a brief period, fighting along parts of the Western Front actually ceased.

This tour combines:

  • A chance to listen to a recruiting sergeant keen to persuade your ‘men’ to sign-up for the British Expeditionary Force
  • An opportunity for your students to explore a trench system and to experience the hardships, and food facing Tommies during the first winter of the war
  • A re-enactment of the Truce itself played out by our team of actors each in the persona of a man who was in the Ypres Salient over Christmas 1914
  • It is a truly moving experience

This tour is also supported by a Christmas Truce Resource Pack.

Tour Information

Destination:

  • Belgium

Key Locations:

  • Ypres
  • Bayernwald Trenches
  • Voormezeele Enclosure No.3
  • Plugstreet Wood
  • Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917
  • Re-enactment of Christmas Truce 1914

Transport Options:

  • Coach


Duration:

  • 1 or 2 days

Brilliant with the students and staff and very-well informed about all aspects of WW1

St. Josephs College


Price Includes:

  • Fully guided
  • Tailor-made itinerary
  • An executive coach for your exclusive use
  • Return crossings with ferry or Eurotunnel
  • 1 free teacher place for every 10 paying students
  • All entrance fees associated with your visit


Topics Supported

These tours support all programmes of study and specifications covering:

War and British Society

Causes and Events of the First World War

Britain, Europe and the Wider World: 1901-Present Day

Britain at War

The Impact and Experience of war in Britain

The Changing Nature of Warfare

Warfare Through Time


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