People arriving at the Thiepval event (Photo: Centenary News)

More photos of the Battle of Somme event at Thiepval

Posted on centenarynews.com on 03 July 2016
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Here are more photos taken at the Somme national centenary event held at Thiepval on the 1st July 2016.

The new museum at Thiepval.

Photo: Centenary News

Inside the new museum.

Photo: Centenary News

Collection of shells at the museum.

Photo: Centenary News

The audience waiting for the event to begin.

Photo: Centenary News

British, French and Irish politicians and members of the British royal family at the event.

Photo: UK Ministry of Defence © Crown copyright 2016

Schoolchildren from the UK, Ireland and France laying wreaths during the event.

Photo: UK Ministry of Defence © Crown copyright 2016

British soldiers in front of the memorial.

Photo: UK Ministry of Defence © Crown copyright 2016