Airborne Program 2019

PROVISONAL SETUP AIRBORNE PROGRAM 2019

 

75 years Battle of Arnhem

 

Here you will find the provisional program of the commemorative events in relation to the 75th commemoration of the Battle of Arnhem, based on previous years.

Next to the official commemorations at Oosterbeek and Heelsum (September 17), at Arnhem (September 20) at Ede and Driel (September 21) and at Oosterbeek (September 22) there will be a wide range of other events in the region.

 

Many events have not yet been confirmed. It can be expected that these events will pay tribute to the 75 years celebration. As soon as these are comfirmed, we will make a note of that here.

 

Subject to changes. The ACF will undertake all necessary efforts to make sure that the provided information is correct and updated. No rights can be derived from the data for 2019.

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    Wings of Freedom

    until August 24, 2019

    Open Airshow, Jan Hilgers Memorial Airshow Association

    Kade, Ede. Info: info@vliegshowede.nl

  • From end of August onwards

    Between the lines

    Exposition of the Military Historic Platformm Ede.
    Information: +31 (0)6-42757859

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    Airborne March 2019

    73rd edition International Airborne March.
    Distances 10, 15 , 25 and 40 km. World’s largest one-day march for groups and individuals
    Start: Sports Park Hartenstein, Oosterbeek.
    Information: +31 (0)26 3337960, www.airbornewandeltocht.nl

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    Airborne Bicycle Tour

    35th Airborne Bicycle Climbing Tour. Distances 25, 40, 80 and 150 km.
    Information: +31 (0)26 3334950, or click here

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    Gilde Walks /Bicycle Tour

    Daily until September 16

    Every day at 14.00 hrs: Battle of Arnhem walk and bicycle tours with guides in and around
    Arnhem/ Driel by Guilds of Arnhem.
    Information: +31 (0)6-45560908

    www.wandeleninarnhem.nl of via: infowandelen@wandeleninarnhem.nl

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    Market Garden Memorail Concert

    20.00 – 22.00 hrs:

    Remembrance concert performed by the Arnhem Promenade Orchestra, featuring guest Double2, the Dutch Andrew Sisters.
    Location: Eusebius Church, Arnhem
    Informatie: www.marketgardenmemorialconcert.nl

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    Polen March

    Polen March Driel. Distances: 5, 10, 15,25 and 30 km. Start: 09.00 – 12.00 hrs, venue “de Oldenburg”, Hofplein 1, Driel.
    Information: +31 (0)6 20851886, www.polentochtdriel.nl

  • Airborne Freedom Trial

    Trail Run along historic locations from Ginkel Heath 44K,  Papendal 28K en 18K,
    Finish at John Frost brug at Arnhem.
    Registration and information: www.bridgetobridge.nl

  • Market Garden Memorial Concert

    20.00 – 22.00 hrs:

    Remembrance concert performed by the Arnhem Promenade Orchestra, featuring guest Double2, the Dutch Andrew Sisters. After the concert an ‘after party’
    Location: Eusebius Church, Arnhem
    Informatie: www.marketgardenmemorialconcert.nl

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    Bridge to Bridge Run 2019

    Bridge to bridge Run Arnhem, distances 3, 6 , and 10 EM.
    John Frost Memorial Walk, distances: 10 and 15 EM.

    Start: Arnhem City Hall 08.00-11.00 hrs.
    Registration and information: www.bridgetobridge.nl

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    Airborne International Youth Conference/ Youcee

    19.00 uur

    Opening 16th Airborne International Youth Conference/ YOUCEE.
    Reception Dutch and foreign students
    Theme: to be decided

    Information: +31 (0)6 22461267 – www.youcee.eu

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    09.00 hrs:

    Wreath Laying Airborne Monument The Needle

    Oosterbeek, Municipality Renkum. Information: +31 (0)26 3348111

     

    19.00 hrs:

    Wreath Laying Airborne Monument

    Bennekomseweg, Heelsum.
    Information: www.oranjedagheelsum.nl

     

    19.00 hrs: under reservation

    Commemorative concert/Theater Play Bombardment Wolfheze

    Location: Open Air Theater De Klaproos, Pro Persona, Wolfheze
    Information: herdenking@dorpsbelangwolfheze.nl

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    09.30 hrs:

    Laying of Flowers. Monument Province of Gelderland

    Airborne Museum, Oosterbeek. Information: +31 (0)26 3513100

     

    11.00 hrs:

    Annual Meeting Arnhem 1944 Fellowship

    Zaal Lebret, Lebretweg51, Oosterbeek- Info: +31 (0)6-22882025
    Venue open 10.30 hrs – Meeting starts at 11.00 hrs.

     

    19.00 hrs:

    Commemoration and wreath laying Airborne Monument

    Airborneplein, Arnhem, Municipality Arnhem
    Information: +31 (0)26-3774611

     

    Other events:

    09.00 hrs:

    Airborne International Youth Conference/ Youcee

    09.00 hrs: Officiak opening

    10.00 -17.00 hrs: Youth conference in different settings

    Info: www.youcee.eu

     

    11.00 hrs

    Bombardment of Ede

    Commemoration Service
    Military Historic Platform Ede
    Information: +31 (0)6-42757859

     

    13.30 -17.00 hrs:

    16e Conferentie Bridge to the Future.

    Theme: to be decided
    Location: to be decided, Arnhem
    Information: www.bridgetothefuture.nl

     

    13.00- 17.00 hrs:

    Renkum Airborne Dropzone X

    7th edition Renkum Heath till Sunday 23/9 – Para-drop  Pathfinder Group Europe and Base Camp with historic vehicles
    Information: www.renkumleeft.nl/airborne

     

    15.00 hrs:

    Airborne monument commemoration Nassaustraat Arnhem.

    Information: +31 (0)26-3510572

     

    18.40 -19.00 hrs:

    March over the John Frost bridge, Arnhem

    by Massed Pipes and Drums Market Garden 2019 and Standard Bearers

    Information: +31 (0)317-350175

     

     

    20.30 – 22.00 hrs:

    Bridge to Liberation Experience

    Public program near John Frost bridge and on quay.

    Information: www.bridgetoliberation.nl

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    09.30 hrs:

    Air landings, commemoration and wreath laying

    Ginkel Heath, Ede.
    Municipality Ede Information, Whatsapp 06 28 45 58 99 – www.ede.nl/airborne

     

    13.00 uur

    Air landing Polish paratroopers

    Boltweg Driel
    Information: info@driel-polen.nl and +31 (0)6 22 34 35 78, www.driel-polen.nl

     

    15.00 hrs:

    Commemoration and wreath laying

    Polenplein-Plac Polski, Driel. Reception afterwards at “de Oldenburg”, Driel. Information: +31 (0)6 22 34 35 78 – www.driel-polen.nl

     

    17.00 hrs:

    Wreath Laying

    Engineers Monument Drielse Rijndijk, Arnhem/ Driel.

    Information: +31 (0)481 465069 of +31 (0)6 10 39 63 90

    19.00 hrs.

    Polish Service

    R.C. Church H. Maria Geboorte in Driel, Kerkstraat 27.

     

    Other events:

     

    14.00 hrs:

    “Race to the Bridge”

    with retored WWII vehicles towards  John Frost bridge, Arnhem and back to Oosterbeek

    Start: Telefoonweg, Renkum
    Information: +31 (0)6 53613181 www.airbornebattlewheels.nl

     

    14.00 hrs:

    Commemoration RAF monument

    At Airborne Museum, Oosterbeek
    Information: Market Garden Foundation, tel. + 31 (0)26-3812923

     

    16.00 hrs:

    Display of Vehicles “Race to the Bridge”

    At Airborne Museum, Oosterbeek. Information: +31 (0)6 53613181/ +31 (0)621908715,
    www.airbornebattlewheels.nl

     

    19.00 hrs: with reservation

    War Requiem van Benjamin Britten

    Location: Musis Sacrum, Velperbinnensingel 15, Arnhem

    Informatie: info@bttf.nl

     

    19.30 uur: with reservation

    Airborne match Vitesse football club

    GelreDome stadion. www.vitesse.nl

     

    20.00 hrs:

    45th Airborne Tattoo Oosterbeek

    Raadhuisplein, Oosterbeek.
    Information: +31 (0)317 313702 – www.taptoe-oosterbeek.com

     

    20.00 uur:

    Night of the Eusebius

    Multimedial theater event
    Eusebiuskerk, Arnhem
    Info: <to follow>

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    09.00 hrs:

    English-Dutch Church Service

    Old Church, Benedendorpsweg, Oosterbeek

     

    11.00 hrs

    Official memorail service and wreath laying ceremony

    Laying of flowers by flower children
    CWGC Arnhem Oosterbeek War (Airborne) Cemetery, Oosterbeek.

    Airborne Forces Security Fund. Information: +31 (0)26 3513100

     

    15.00 hrs

    Closure Airborne 2019 Commemorations

    Flood plains at Driel – information info@driel-polen.nl

     

    16.00 hrs:

    Wreath Laying Air Despatch Monument

    Van Limburg Stirumweg, Oosterbeek.
    Information: +31 (0)6 20351973

     

    Other events

     

    15.15 hrs:

    Commemoration at Glider Pilot Regimental Association Monument.

    Location: Airborne bench, Dorpsplein, Wolfheze. Information: tel. +31 (0)6 37 45 89 41

     

    16.30 hrs:

    “Choral Evensong”

    English Church Service, Old Church, Oosterbeek.
    Information: +31 (0)26 3391944

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    10.00 uur:

    Wreath Laying Mausoleum Ede

    Cemetery 30 resistance fighters
    Information: +31 (0)6 22 88 20 25

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    14.30 uur:

    Wreath Laying Evacuation Monument

    Apeldoornsestraat, Arnhem.

    Dutch Red Cross, Dept. Arnhem. Information: +31 (0)26 4431700

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    Pegasus March

    Distances 10, 20 and 30 km. Start: 09.00 hrs
    ’s Heerenloo (Hartenberg), Apeldoornseweg 60, Wekerom.
    Information: +31 (0)318 687550 – www.vvvveluwevallei.nl

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