ANZAC Day London Commemorations on Saturday, 25 April 2020
5.00 AM: Dawn Service (non-ticketed event)
Location: New Zealand War Memorial, Hyde Park Corner
The main service will take place at the New Zealand War 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.
Admittance to the services at The Cenotaph and Westminster Abbey are strictly by ticket only.
Tickets applications are open to all members of the public. There is no cost to attend any of the events listed. Registration for tickets is limited to a maximum of four tickets per application. If you wish to march in the Cenotaph Parade, there is a section on the registration form for completion.
To issue tickets we require the following for all guests:
- Postal address within the United Kingdom. If you do not reside or have an address in the United Kingdom you will be required to advise the address of the accommodation where you will be staying. Tickets are unable to be sent outside the United Kingdom.
- Permanent residential address
- Government issued photo identification details – from a valid passport or driver license. This same identification document must be presented on the day of the event.
Please be careful when entering your addresses and identification numbers. Tickets cannot be issued for incomplete or inaccurate applications. Tickets will be dispatched in early April.