The Peace Pitch, Mesen, Flanders, Belgium.
There are currently 69 International Peace Field Project Peace Pitches in 6 continents. Click on the LINK to view them on the Children’s Football Alliance’s FOOTBALL AND PEACE website where you will discover Peace Education Through Play Projects for schools, clubs, groups and associations.
All Peace Field Project (PFP) Peace Pitches are twinned with Flanders Peace Pitch which over looks the site of the 1914 First World War Christmas truces. Duplicate PFP plaques are displayed at the Peace Pitch, Mesen, Flanders, Belgium.
The Island of Ireland Peace Tower over looks The Peace Pitch. The Island of Ireland Peace Park and its surrounding park, also called the Irish Peace Park or Irish Peace Tower in Messines, near Ypres in Flanders, Belgium, is a war memorial to the soldiers of the island of Ireland who died, were wounded or are missing from World War I, during Ireland’s involvement in the conflict
The Peace Pitch facilities: changing rooms, classroom and picnic area, are situated 10 minutes away for The Peace Village, Mesen.
The New Zealand War Memorial is situated at the entrance of the Peace Pitch.