Yearly Events in Bayeux & D-Day 69th Anniversary

Commemorative Mass (in english) June 7

At 11 am in front of the Memorial War museum of Bayeux is held a mass in English to commemorate the liberation of the city by the allies (British)

Bayeux Freedom Ball June 7

The first town to be freed in France celebrates June 7, 1944 commemoration.
A festive picnic (bring your own or buy it locally), a free concert and ball are organized.

Bayeux Medieval Festivities July 4 & 5, 2015

People parade the streets in costumes from Medieval times, performances and concerts dominate throughout the city and there is a Medieval ball! When it comes to feasting this is the time to come.

Notre Dame de Bayeux Cathedral Night Show mid July to the end of August, 2015

Bayeux Cathedral illuminates its nights all thru summer and offers an evening of Sound and Light Show at the Dean’s residence


Bayeux War Correspondents Prize October 5 thru the 11, 2015

This unique event is to pay tribute to journalists who are working in hazardous conditions all over the world allowing us to have access to information. Thanks to their courage the freedom of speech, of press endures in time.A closing ceremony is held to reward the winners of various categories of coverage (photography, television, radio, newspapers …).

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