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A commemorative bench was unveiled on 19th September 2016 at Thiepval. A gift from County Durham and the local British press, this seat pays homage to the men of the 18th Battalion Durham Light Infantry, many of whom fell during the 1916 Battle of the Somme.

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On 3 September 2016, commemorations were held in Guillemont at the memorial to the 16th (Irish) Division, the division which recaptured the village one hundred years ago during the Battle of the Somme.

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On 24 August 2016, a ceremony was held in Maurepas in commemoration of the battle that had taken place in the village exactly one hundred years before, which involved troops of the 1st Infantry Regiment of the French Army and the 63rd Battalion of Chasseurs Alpins during the Battle of the Somme

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In partnership with four Australian schools, the Orchestre de Cuivres d'Amiens - Brass Band has created a CD of music of the Great War entitled Petite Musique of the Great War. Available throughout the Somme and by mail-order.

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