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Australians and New Zealanders are invited to apply for tickets to attend Anzac Day commemorations including the service at Westminster Abbey on 25 April 2017.
Programme for Anzac Day 2017
5.00 am: Dawn Service, Australian War Memorial, Hyde Park Corner
The main service will take place in front of the Australian War Memorial at Hyde Park Corner, with wreaths will then also be laid at the New Zealand Memorial at the end of the service.
The service lasts approximately 45 minutes and is open to the public.
Entry will be from the Green Park side of Hyde Park Corner only, from 4.00am.
9.30 am: Gallipoli Association Service, St Paul’s Cathedral
A short service and wreath laying ceremony will be held at the Gallipoli Memorial in the crypt of St Paul’s Cathedral at 9.15 am for 9.30am on Tuesday 25 April.
Contact the Gallipoli Association at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
11.00 am: Wreath Laying Ceremony and Parade, The Cenotaph, Whitehall
After the March, a requiem is read, and the High Commissioners of Australia and New Zealand lay the first wreaths at 11.00 am, followed by UK government representatives, High Commissioners, Ambassadors and representatives from various service and ex-service organisations.
The service concludes at 11.20 am to allow time to walk to Westminster Abbey for the Commemorative Service.
12.00 pm: Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving, Westminster Abbey
The service will remember the Gallipoli landings of 25 April 1915, and all Australians and New Zealanders who gave their lives in the service of their countries during World War I.
The service lasts one hour.
Details about the Royal Family’s attendance will be advised in due course.
Our Warrior Prince on Anzac Day, 2016
Last year, Prince Harry, representing Queen Elizabeth, laid a laid a wreath at the Cenotaph to commemorate the ANZAC Landings at Gallipoli in 1915.
The Prince also attended ANZAC Day Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving in Westminster Abbey last year.
How To Apply For Tickets
Australians – Visit the Anzac Day 2017 to apply online through the Australian High Commission.
New Zealanders – Contact the New Zealand High Commission to register for tickets.
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