Other commemorations

Sunday, September 22, 2024

09.00 hrs English Dutch Service

16.30 hrs  Service of Choral Evensong English Service

This service has its origin in the Anglican church tradition. This service commemorates the dark days of the Battle of Arnhem in 1944, in particular the events surrounding this Old Church. The English-speaking, Anglican liturgy, led by Rev. Doreinek de Vries, among others, contains various hymns that are alternately sung in English and Dutch by the municipality and the Ecumenical Project Choir of the Protestant Municipality of Oosterbeek-Wolfheze, led by Danny Nooteboom. Revd. Irene Pluim will lead the commemoration. Dick van der Meer will accompany the service on the church organ. Admission is free.

Town: Oosterbeek

Location: Old Church, Benedendorpsweg

Date: church is open from May 1 till Oct. 1 every Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday from 14.00-17.00 hrs.

Extra opening from September 17-25, every afternoon.

Information: +31 (0)26 3391944

Website: www.oudekerkoosterbeek.nl

Polish Service

On the Saturday of the commemoration in Driel, a celebration will be held in the R.K. Church called the “Polish Mass”.

The priest of the R.K. Parish leads, together with a Polish priest or deacon. The mass is in both Polish and Dutch. The banner of the Sosabowski brigade is carried in before beginning.

The mixed choir Cantorije also sings Polish songs. Afterwards, a candlestick is placed on the monument in Polenplein and a final prayer is said.

Town: Driel

Location: RK Church, Kerkstraat

Date:  September 21, 2024

Start: 18.00hrs



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