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Faith under Fire

Tour Introduction

This tour focuses on the non-combatants who served in the Great War with courage and distinction, and looks at the moral and ethical aspects of war that are often neglected.

How did these non-combatants grapple with matters of faith and conscience amidst the horrors of war?

On this Ypres-based tour, we focus in depth on the hardships, dilemmas and daily challenges faced by the Padres who were deployed in support of troops on the Western Front, and link them and their role with recent conflicts, including Iraq and Afghanistan.


Tour Information


  • Belgium

Key Locations:

  • Ypres
  • Lijssenthoek
  • Sanctuary Wood
  • Talbot House
  • St George's Church
  • Tyne Cot

Transport Options:

  • Coach


  • 1 day

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Priory School

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

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

Britain at War

The Impact and Experience of war in Britain

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