Airborne Program 2019

PROVISIONAL AIRBORNE COMMEMORATIONS PROGRAM 2019

 

75 years Battle of Arnhem

 

Here you will find the provisional program of activities regarding the Battle of Arnhem commemorations, based on previous years.

 

Next to the official commemorations at Oosterbeek and Heelsum (September 17), Arnhem (September 20), Ede – Ginkel Heath and Driel (September 21) and Oosterbeek (September 22) more events will take place in the region.

 

These other 2019 events have not been confirmed yet. As soon as they are we will mention it here.

 

If you are travelling from abroad or from a longer distance outside the area, you are advised to contact the organizers before travelling to the venue.

 

Subject to changes. The ACF makes every effort to make sure that the mentioned dates, times and locations are correct.

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    Airborne Cycle Tour

    35th Airborne cycling tour. Distances 25, 40, 80 and 150 km.
    Info: 026 3334950, website

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    Airborne March

    73rd edition Airborne March. Distances 10, 15 , 25 and 40 km for
    groups and individuals. Start: Sports Park Hartenstein, Oosterbeek.
    Info: 026 3337960, www.airbornewandeltocht.nl

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    Poland Walk Driel

    Poland walk Driel. Distances: 5, 10, 15,25 and 30 km. Start: 09.00 –
    12.00 hrs, zalencentrum “de Oldenburg”, Hofplein 1, Driel.
    Info: 06 20851886, www.polentochtdriel.nl

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    Rabo Bridge to Bridge run

    Rabo Bridge to Bridge Run Arnhem, distances: 3, 6 , and 10 EM.

    John Frost Memorial Walk, distances: 10 and 15 EM.

    Freedom Trail -commemorative run, distances: 18, 28, 44 km.

    Start town hall Arnhem 08.00-11.00 hrs.
    Registration and info: www.bridgetobridge.nl

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    Guilds walks

    Activities in week September 10-15:

    Date to be acknowledged
    Battle of Arnhem walk
    14.00 hrs
    starting point: Airborne at the Bridge, Rijnkade 150, Arnhem
    duration: 1,5 hrs
    fee: € 4,- pp

     

    Date to be acknowledged
    Battle of Arnhem walk
    14.00 hrs
    starting point: Airborne at the Bridge, Rijnkade 150, Arnhem
    duration: 1,5 hrs
    fee: € 4,- pp

     

    Information: www.wandeleninarnhem.nl

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    09.00 hrs:

    Wreath laying Airborne Monument the Needle

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

     

     

    19.00 hrs:

    Wreath laying Airborne Monument Heelsum

    Bennekomseweg, Heelsum. Info: www.oranjedagheelsum.nl

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    Airborne International Youth Conference/ Youcee

    Date and time to be decided

    Opening 17th Airborne International Youth Conference/ YOUCEE.

    Reception of domestic and foreign students

    Theme: to be decided

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

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    Polish Concert at Driel

    Date and time to be decided

    Polish concert at catholic church at Driel.

    Performances by Promyki Karkowa and mixed choir Cantorije.

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    09.30 hrs:

    Flower laying Monument Province of Gelderland

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

     

    11.00 hrs:

    Annual meeting Arnhem 1944 Fellowship

    Zaal Lebret, Lebretweg51, Oosterbeek- Info: 06-22882025
    Venue open 10.30 hrs – Meeting starts 11.00 hrs.

     

    19.00 hrs:

    Commemoration-wreath laying Airborne Monument

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

     

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    Other events:

    09.00 hrs:

    Airborne International Youth Conference/ Youcee

    09.00 hrs: Official opening

    10.00 -17.00 uur: Youth conference according to UN model

    Info: www.youcee.eu

     

    13.30 -17.00 hrs:

    14th International Conference Bridge to the Future.

    Theme: to be decided
    Location: Parkzaal Musis Sacrum, Velperbinnensingel 15, Arnhem
    Info and registration: bridgetothefuture.nl

     

    13.00- 17.00 hrs:

    Renkum Airborne Dropzone X

    7th edition Renkum Heath till Sunday 22/9 – Para-drop Pathfinder Group Europe andBase Camp with historic vehicles and evening entertainment.
    Information: www.renkumleeft.nl/airborne

    program: details to follow

    Information: Renkum Airborne Memorial

     

    15.00 hrs:

    Airborne monument commemoration Nassaustraat Arnhem.

    Info: 026-3510572

     

    18.40 -19.00 hrs:

    March over the John Frost bridge, Arnhem

    by Massed Pipes and Drums Market Garden and standard bearers

    Information: 0317-350175

     

     

    20.30 – 22.00 hrs:

    Bridge to Liberation Experience

    Public event at the Rhine quay near John Frostbrug.

    Information: www.bridgetoliberation.nl

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    09.30 hrs:

    Para drop, commemorations and wreath laying

    Ginkelse Heath, Ede.
    Municiplaty of Ede Info, tel: 140318 (domestic only) or
    Whatsapp (+31) (0)6 28 45 58 99 – website

     

    15.00 hrs:

    Commemoration and wreath laying

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

     

    17.00 hrs:

    Wreath laying ceremony

    Engineers Monument Drielse Rijndijk, Arnhem/ Driel.

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

     

    18.00hrs

    Polish Service

    R.K. church H. Maria Geboorte in Driel, Kerkstraat 27.

     

    Other events:

     

    14.00 hrs:

    “Race to the Bridge”

    restored WW II militairy vehicles drive up to John Frost bridge, Arnhem and return to Oosterbeek, with display at Airborne Museum

    Start: Dropzone X at Telefoonweg, Renkum
    Info: +31 (0)6 53613181 www.airbornebattlewheels.nl

     

    14.00 hrs:

    Commemoration RAF monument

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

     

    16.00 hrs:

    Display WWII vehicles “Race to the Bridge”

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

     

    19.00 hrs under reservation

    War Requiem by Benjamin Britten

    Location: to be decided

    Information: info@bttf.nl

     

    19.30 hrs: to be decided

    Airborne Match Football club Vitesse

    Reception of Airborne veterans at the stadium

    GelreDome stadion. www.vitesse.nl

     

    20.00 hrs:

    44th Airborne Tattoo Oosterbeek

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

     

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    09.00 hrs:

    English – Dutch service

    Old Church, Benedendorpsweg, Oosterbeek

     

    11.00 hrs:

    Commemoration service and wreath laying

    School childeren lay flowers by the graves
    CWGC Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery, Oosterbeek.

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

     

    16.00 hrs:

    Wreath laying ceremony Air Despatch Monument

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

     

    Other events:

    15.15 hrs:

    Commemoration at Glider Pilot Regimental Association Monument.

    Location: Airborne bench, Dorpsplein, Wolfheze. Info: tel. 06 37 45 89 41

     

    16.30 hrs:

    “Choral Evensong”

    English service, Oude Kerk, Oosterbeek.
    Information: +31 (0)26 3391944

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    Wreath Laying Mausoleum Ede

    10.00 hrs:

    Wreath laying for 30 Resistance fighters
    Info: +31 (0)6 22 88 20 25

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    Evacuation monument Arnhem

    14.30 hrs:

    Location: Apeldoornsestraat, Arnhem.

    Dutch Red Cross, Arnhem. Info: +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.
    Info: +31 (0)318 687550 – www.vvvveluwevallei.nl

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