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  • Lost & found
    22-06-2015
    Did you lose an item during your visit to the Waterloo 2015 bivouacs or re-enactments? Don’t worry, the Braine-l’Alleud police are collecting the found objects The inventory of these items is being executed at the moment and will be finished soon...
  • Live streaming
    15-06-2015
    No ticket for the Bicentenary? No panic! Watch the re-enactment of the Battle at home through our live stream Follow the re-enactment of the Battle live or in replay. Four 4 HD cameras will capture the action to give you a view of the Battlefield...
  • Shop Waterloo 2015
    05-06-2015
    The waterloo2015.org website is simply bursting with goodies so that you can take home a piece of this memorable event. Waterloomania is taking the world by storm. This interest for all things Napoleonic is sure to be satisfied by our wonderful...
  • You too, go to Waterloo
    01-06-2015
    From 18 to 21 June, the exceptional programme organised for the Bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo will attract tens of thousands of visitors from around the world. The planned infrastructure and logistics will make this event the greatest re-...
  • Bicentenary re-enactment sold out
    09-05-2015
    8,000 additional tickets (including registrations on the waiting list of the ticketing agency, Sherpa, benefiting from priority purchase) went on sale Saturday 2 May for the re-enactments on 19 and 20 June, and for Inferno on 18 June. Today, the re-...
  • 8000 additional tickets
    02-05-2015
    To satisfy public demand, 8000 additional tickets are offered for sale, for both evenings of the performance. 2500 seats for the "French attack" on Friday 19 June at 8 pm, 2500 seats for "The allied counterattack" on Saturday 20 June at 8 pm. The...
  • Inferno: A poetic interpretation of the Battle of Waterloo
    02-04-2015
    The ASBL Bataille de Waterloo 1815 was formed by the four communes of what is known as the “Waterloo” Battlefield: Braine-l’Alleud, Genappe, Lasne and Waterloo. This association, which brings together all of the local, provincial and regional...
  • Hundred Days
    19-03-2015
    Two hundred years ago, on 1 March 1815, Napoleon escaped from the island of Elba. This was the beginning of the period known as the Hundred Days . For those who may have forgotten their history lessons, here is a useful reminder: Sent into exile on...
  • Eric Edelman in the role of the Prince of Orange
    11-03-2015
    On 18, 19 and 20 June 2015, during the Bicentenary celebrations of the Battle of Waterloo, the role of the young Prince of Orange will be played by Eric Edelman. This 29 year-old Dutchman grew up in Amsterdam and currently lives in Maastricht. He...
  • General Field-Marshal Blücher will be played by Klaus Beckert
    10-03-2015
    Klaus Beckert’s passion (aged 77) for re-enactments came about quite unexpectedly, thanks to his son. It dates from 1982, when Klaus Beckert went with his son to a commemoration of the Battle of the Nations in Leipzig. He was hooked immediately. In...
  • The role of the Iron Duke played by Alan Larsen
    18-02-2015
    Nicknamed “The Iron Duke” by his fellow countrymen, (the origin may lie in the metal shutters that he had installed at the windows of his residence during the demonstrations in London in 1831), the Duke of Wellington will be played by Alan Larsen...
  • Napoléon played by Frank Samson
    19-01-2015
    An exceptional re-enactment calls for exceptional protagonists! Frank Samson, a lawyer originally from Orleans, has been chosen to take on the title role of Napoleon 1st. Leaving behind the gown and the arguments – in Waterloo during the weekend of...
  • Arthur Valerian Wellesley, eighth Duke of Wellington
    06-01-2015
    The organisation team of the commemorations of the Bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo received the sad news of the passing of the eighth Duke of Wellington, Arthur Valerian Wellesley, last Wednesday 31 December 2014. He was a descendant of the...
  • Royal Scots Greys
    23-12-2014
    For the very first time, the prestigious Royal Scots Greys regiment will be taking part in a re-enactment of the Battle of Waterloo, during the events being held to commemorate the Bicentenary of the Battle. The re-enactors playing the role of these...
  • Pre-registrations closed
    21-11-2014
    We would like to thank all the pre-registered re-enactors! As a result of their enthusiasm, the quota of 7,000 pre-registrations was already exceeded. This enormous success does oblige us to close the pre-registrations this Sunday, November 30th, at...
  • Battlefield - Copyright Aurélien Courtois
    07-11-2014
    It is just fourth months since tickets first went on sale in Belgium for the Re-enactment of the Battle of Waterloo. Sales took off immediately and have continued to grow at a steady rate. 28,000 enthusiasts have already purchased their golden...
  • Jan De Coster - (c) Phil Thomason
    10-10-2014
    These 5,000 are the re-enactors who will be bringing the Battle of Waterloo alive once more, providing a unique spectacle, with more participants than have ever been seen before. Next year there will be 5,000, but, such is their enthusiasm, that 4,...
  • Re-enactors rush to register
    31-07-2014
    Barely a month after the call for submissions, no less than 3,000 re-enactors from over thirty countries already signed up to help reconstruct the Battle of Waterloo in 2015. That’s an average of one hundred per day . Among them are, of course, many...
  • 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 . Picture © Alain...

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