ANZAC Day - Thursday, 25 April 2019
On Thursday, 25th April 2019 commemorative ANZAC Day ceremonies in London are:
Dawn Service, Australian Memorial, Hyde Park Corner
Wreath Laying Ceremony and Parade, The Cenotaph
Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving, Westminster Abbey
Complimentary tickets are required for the Wreath Laying Ceremony and Parade at the Cenotaph and the Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey.
Ticket applications for services will open in late January 2019. Please check this page from time to time for updates and to make an application for tickets.
5:00 AM: Dawn Service
Location: Australian Memorial, Hyde Park Corner
The main service will take place at the Australian Memorial, Hyde Park Corner. The service will be approximately 45 minutes in length and is open to the public.
11:00 AM: Wreath Laying Ceremony and Parade
Location: The Cenotaph, Whitehall
Following a march onto Whitehall, a requiem is read and at 11:00 AM, the High Commissioners for Australia and New Zealand will lay the first wreaths. Wreaths are then laid by representatives of the UK government, High Commissioners and Ambassadors, as well as representatives from various service and ex-service organisations.
The service will conclude at approximately 11:15 AM, allowing time for the short walk to Westminster Abbey.
12:00 PM: Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving
Location: Westminster Abbey
The Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving to mark ANZAC Day commences at 12:00 noon. The service will last approximately one hour.