A unique and not-to-be missed commemoration programme

In June 2015, be at the very heart of the grandiose reconstruction of an event which continues to speak to the collective imagination: the Battle of Waterloo! To commemorate the Bicentenary of this Battle that left Europe stunned and that was instrumental in determining the future of our regions, the ASBL ‘Bataille de Waterloo 1815’ is planning the most impressive reconstructions ever seen in Europe: 5000 re-enactors, 300 horses and 100 canons. Don’t miss this opportunity as the next edition won’t be until 2025!
Attend two exceptional re-enactments of two different phases of the Battle. These shows promise to be different, fun for all, and full of emotions – Come and participate from the very front line. You will also have the opportunity to visit the museums, take a wander through the bivouacs and discover life as it was for the troops 200 years ago.

News

  • 15-07-2014
    Last Saturday, the annual military show Battle Proms Picnic Concerts took place on the grounds of Blenheim Palace near Oxford. This marvellous piece of World Heritage, where Winston Churchill was born, is a true masterpiece of 18th century Baroque...
  • 18-06-2014
    This morning, the national and international press was invited to the conference announcing the launch of the Waterloo 1815 campaign on the site of the re-enactments, 1 year before the beginning of the festivities. A hundred or so Belgian and...
  • The ticket office is open
    18-06-2014
    The ticket office is open. Via our new website, you can now reserve your seats to attend the commemoration ceremonies. This includes the highlights: two exceptional re-enactments on the 19th and 20th of June 2015. Buy your tickets .

Reenactors

Participate in the re-enactment of the Battle of Waterloo.

The re-enactment of the Battle of Waterloo will be the culminating point of more than a decade of Bicentenary commemorations of the First Empire, both in Europe and beyond. The organisers are hoping to present the biggest re-enactment event ever.

Register now!