Dear Friend of Flanders,

In view of the COVID-19-situation, specific safety measures and additional restrictions are currently in place across Belgium. You will find more detailed information on following website. For the latest travel advice to our country, please consult your local authorities.

If you are travelling to Flanders, Brussels or elsewhere in Belgium for a duration of 48 hours or more, you will need to complete a Passenger Locator Form, within the 48 hours before your arrival in Belgium. 

Take good care of yourself and each other and keep it safe and healthy.  

We hope to welcome you again soon, with twice the heart, love and hospitality. 

Warm regards,

Wipers times ©In Flanders Fields Museum (Ypres)

The most celebrated trench newspaper of the First World War emerged in February 1916 from the ruins of Ypres (“Wipers”), Flanders Fields. Fizzing with satirical humour, over its 23 issues, The Wipers Times vividly brought to life the human side of the front line. It would turn out to have immeasurable value for the morale of the soldiers. 

Today, 100 years after the first edition, The Wipers Times remains an extraordinary testament of the resilience of humanity in the most traumatic circumstances. To mark the occasion, we will release a series of films featuring Ian Hislop (producer of the 2013 BBC drama “Wipers Times”) and Nick Roberts (grandson of Captain Fred Roberts, editor of the original “Wipers Times”). Click here to watch the full version.

Watch The Wipers Times videos

100 Years Wipers Times

100 Years Wipers Times

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