On Monday 25th April 2016, commemorative ceremonies in London are:
Dawn Service at Wellington Arch
Wreath Laying Ceremony and Parade at The Cenotaph
Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey
5.00am: Dawn Service
Location: Wellington Arch, Hyde Park Corner
The main service will take place in front of Wellington Arch in Hyde Park Corner. During the service, wreaths will be laid at both the Australian War Memorial and New Zealand Memorial. The service lasts approximately 45 minutes and arrival from 4.15am is suggested.
11.00am: Wreath Laying Ceremony and Parade
Location: The Cenotaph, Whitehall
Following a march onto Whitehall a requiem is read and at 11.00am the High Commissioners for Australia and New Zealand will lay the first wreaths.
Arrival by 10.30am is recommended. The service will conclude at approximately 11.15am allowing time for the short walk to Westminster Abbey.
12.00pm: Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving
Location: Westminster Abbey
The Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving to mark Anzac Day commences at 12.00 noon. Guests need to be seated by 11.45am and the service will last approximately one hour.
The Dawn Service is a non-ticketed event. To register to attend or march in the Wreath Laying Ceremony and Parade at the Cenotaph or to apply for complimentary tickets to attend the Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey please click below.