Ceremonies, events and commemorations for the 80th anniversary in Dunkirk

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Duration : May-June 2020

Thursday, 21st May around 3:00p.m. - Quai des Hollandais, Dunkirk
Arrival of 77 Little Ships, 3 Royal Navy patrol boats, 1 Royal Lifeboat Institution ship, and a Royal Navy Frigate.
War and Piece Display Team vehicles
Bagpipe and Big Band Jazz Paul Garein concerts

Friday, 22nd May at 11:00 a.m.- British Memorial, Route de Furnes, Dunkirk
Ceremony to pay homage to the soldiers of the British Expeditionary Force who died on the Continent in 1939-1940

Saturday, May 23rd at 11:00 a.m. - Allied Monument, Esplanade Georges Cavrois at Dunkirk
Official commemorative ceremony marking the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Dunkirk and Operation Dynamo

Saturday, 23rd May (3:00p.m.)  - Zuydcoote Beach (located east of Dunkirk)
Crested  Eagle Memorial Ceremony

Sunday, 24th May - Quai des Hollandais, Dunkirk
Religious service

From 23rd May to 1st June - Bray-Dunes, Salle Dany Boon, Rue Pierre Decock
Exhibition about Operation Dynamo: Photos, uniforms, vehicules and weapons.


Saturday, 30th and Sunday 31st- Fort des Dunes, Chemin du Fort Leffrinckoucke
From 1:00pm. : Reenactment, free entrance


Sunday 31st May at 10:00am. - Fort des Dunes, Chemin du Fort Leffrinckoucke
Ceremony, Nécropole Nationale de Leffrinckoucke


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