Gallipoli / Anzac Day, London

Event Details

  • 25 Apr 22 05:00 - 25 Apr 22 16:00
  • Commemorative
  • London


5.00 AM: Dawn service. 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.

9.30 AM: Gallipoli Memorial Wreath-Laying Ceremony. Crypt of St. Paul’s Cathedral
(please be seated by 9.00AM)

Wreaths will be laid by a representative of her Majesty’s Government, senior representatives of the Royal Navy and the Army and high-ranking officials from Australia, New Zealand, France, the Irish Republic and Turkey. The event is open but you will be asked to show photographic identification as part of the security checks. Members are encouraged to attend this service which is arranged by the Gallipoli Association

11.00 AM: Wreath Laying Ceremony and Parade. The Cenotaph, Whitehall
(Details of where to meet for those wishing to march, will follow)

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. 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. A wreath will be laid on behalf of the Association. Only members and guest with named tickets will be allowed access to watch from the west side of Whitehall. Access details will be given on the tickets.

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. Westminster Abbey

The Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving to mark Anzac Day, commences at 12.00 noon. Members should be seated by 11.45 AM. The service will last approximately one hour.

1.30 PM to 4.00 PM Gallipoli Day Lunch. Venue to be Confirmed

Arrangements for a lunch at a convenient location to the Abbey will be announced in the near future.

For now, please use the attached form to express your interest in attending any of these events. 

Any queries, please email: