Listed below are the details of the 2019 Anzac Services which took place outside of London.  We will update with information regarding 2020 services in the new year, as we receive details from the various organisers and Parishes.

(Listed alphabetically)


Date:  Thursday 25 April 2019
Time:  1900
Location:  St Machar’s Cathedral, 18 The Chanonry, Aberdeen  AB24 1RQ
Further information contact:  Alan Fenwick, Email:


Date:  Saturday 27 April 2019
Time:  1900 for 1930
Location:  Llety Parc Aberystwyth Park Lodge Hotel, Ffordd Parc y Llyn, Llanbadarn Fawr, Aberystwyth, Wales SY23 3TL
Contact:  Mrs Yvette Ellis-Clark, Royal British Legion Borth Branch, Email:  Tel: 01970 871261 

The Royal British Legion, Borth Branch host an annual Anzac Day Dinner.  If you wish to attend please contact the Royal British Legion before 3 April.


Date:  Thursday 25 April 2019
Time:  1030
Location:  National Memorial Arboretum, Croxall Road, Alrewas,  Staffordshire DE13 7AR
Contact:  Nadir Imamoglu,  Email: 
Further information: (external link)

An Anzac Service will be held in the Millennium Chapel followed by wreath-laying at the Gallipoli Memorial.


Date:  Sunday 28 April 2019
Time:  1115 for 1130
Location:  War Memorial in the Arbroath Western Cemetery, Forfar Road, Arbroath, DD11 3RA
Contact:  Angus Robertson, NZ Society Scotland, Email: 

The New Zealand Society Scotland’s and the Arbroath Branch of the Royal British Legion’s (Scotland) 20th Anzac Day Ceremony. The service is followed by refreshments in the RBL (Scotland) Club at 8 Helen Street, Arbroath, DD11 3AP.


Date:  Sunday 28 April 2019
Time:  1800
Location:  St Edith’s Church, Baverstock Lane, Baverstock via Dinton, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP3 5EN
Further information:  Rev Elaine Brightwell, Email:  

A service to commemorate Anzac Day. Thirty-two First World War casualties buried in the churchyard, including two who served at Gallipoli.


Date:  Sunday 28 April 2019
Time:  1445
Location:  St Nicholas’ Church, Church Lane, Brockenhurst SO42 7QD
Contact:  Chairman, RBL Brockenhurst Branch, Email:

The Royal British Legion’s annual Anzac Service takes place at the Church followed by wreath-laying at the ‘New Zealand War Graves Plot’ in the churchyard.


Date:  Sunday 28 April 2019
Time:  1130 seated for 1145 service
Location:  Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, The Rock, Bury BL9 0AH
Contact:  RHQ (North), The Fusiliers, Email: 

Bury has been commemorating the Gallipoli Campaign since 1916.  The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers celebrated 50 years in 2018.


Date:  Saturday 27 April 2019
Time:  1430 for 1500
Location:  St Andrew the Great Church, Lion Yard, St Andrew's Street, Cambridge  CB2 3AX
Contact:  Dr Stephen Grounds, Chairman of The Britain-Australia Society, Email:  

The Cambridge Branch of the Britain-Australia Society holds a service to commemorate the ANZAC landings at Gallipoli.  Tea is served following the service.

The Church of St Andrew the Great is in the centre of Cambridge immediately opposite the entrance of Christ's College. For those attending the service by car, it is very near the Lion Yard Car Park.


Date:  Sunday 28 April 2019
Time:  1015 for 1030
Location:  Cannock Chase Military Cemetery, Camp Road, Brockton, Cannock Chase, Staffordshire WS12 4PT
Contact:  Alan Preece, Membership Support Officer Staffordshire, The Royal British Legion, Email: 

The Anzac parade and service, organised by the Staffordshire Royal British Legion will be led by RBL’s County Padre.  Following the sounding of The Last Post and Reveille there will be a Wreath Laying Ceremony.  The organisers ask that only standard Poppy Wreaths are laid and due respect is paid during the playing of the National Anthem, the playing of Last Post and the Silence.  This year, the service will mark the 100th Anniversary of the departure of the New Zealand Rifle Brigade from Cannock Chase.


Date:  Thursday 25 April 2019
Time:  1100
Location:  Cenotaph, High Street, Chepstow, Wales NP16 5EP
Further information: Ken Davies, Secretary, Royal Naval Association (Chepstow Branch), Email:    

The Chepstow Branch of the Royal Naval Association commemorate Able Seaman Williams VC and the fallen of the Gallipoli Campaign at a service followed by the laying of wreaths.


Date: Thursday 25 April 2019
Time: 0545
Location: in front of the chapel, Spital Cemetery, Hady Hill, Chesterfield S41 0EZ
Contact: Liz Cook, Friends of Spital Cemetery

The Friends of Spital Cemetery are hosting a dawn service to commemorate ANZAC Day.  You are welcome to arrive from 500 to view daybreak at 505.  The service will be held at 545.


Date:  Sunday 28 April 2019
Time:  1400
Location:  Chevington Cemetery, Northumberland NE61
Contact:  Sydney Graham Ceremonial Officer, RAF Association, Email:  

The Newcastle and Gateshead Branch of The RAF Association hold an annual Anzac Remembrance Ceremony at Chevington Cemetery.


Date:  Thursday 25 April 2019
Time:  1600
Location:  St Martha-on-the-Hill, Halfpenny Lane, Chilworth, Surrey  GU4 8PZ
Contact:  Revd Stephanie Sokolowski, Email:  

A commemoration service takes place at the graveside of Lt General Sir Bernard Freyberg VC.


Date:  Sunday 28 April 2019
Time:  1045 for 1055 start
Location:  Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s Memorial, The Southern Cemetery, Barlow Moor Road, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester M21 7GL
Further information:  Stephen Morrison, Branch Secretary, RBL Northenden Branch, Email: 

The RBL Northenden Branch hold a service to commemorate Anzac Day and to remember the Gallipoli Campaign 1915-1916. Note: please use the Barlow Moor Road entrance to the cemetery. The cemetery holds a number of ANZAC graves of those who died during the 1st World War, in The 2nd Great Western Field Hospital based nearby. Elsewhere in The Southern Cemetery, are a number of ANZAC casualties, who died in the 2nd World War and are buried in Manchester. After the Service the congregation is invited for light refreshments at The Northenden Social Club, 408-412 Palatine Road, Northenden, Manchester M22 4JT.


Date:  Thursday 25 April 2019
Time:  0630
Location:  Codford St Mary (St Mary) New Churchyard, Church Lane, Codford St Mary, Wiltshire BA12 0PJ
Contact:  Rosemary Wyeth, Email:  

Annual open-air Anzac Day Service is held in the Anzac Cemetery.  Parking is limited and cars are directed to the nearest parking area.  A gunfire breakfast is held after the service in the Village Hall and admittance is by reservation or ticket.  For breakfast bookings please contact Rosemary Wyeth.


Date:  Thursday 25 April 2019
Time:  1050 for 1100
Location:   War Memorial, South Mall St, Centre, Cork, Ireland
Contact:  Liam Nolan, Email:
Further information: (external link)

The Royal Munster Fusiliers’ Association (RMFA) will hold a wreath-laying ceremony to Mark Gallipoli Day.

DUBLIN, IRELAND (Dawn Service) 

Date:  Wednesday 25 April 2019
Time:  0630
Location:  Grangegorman Military Cemetery, Blackhorse Avenue off Navan Road, Dublin 7
Contact:  New Zealand Embassy Dublin,  Email: 

This annual Dawn Service in Dublin is organised by the Australian and New Zealand Embassies in Dublin.

DUBLIN, IRELAND (Evening Service)

Date:  Thursday 25 April 2019
Time:  1900
Location:  St Ann’s Church, Dawson Street, Dublin 2
Contact:  New Zealand Ireland Association, Email:

The New Zealand Ireland Association’s annual commemoration service is followed by light food and refreshments across the road at 37 Dawson Street. 

Please register using the following link: (external link)


Date:  Thursday 25 April 2019
Time:  1045 for 1100
Location:  Scottish National Warm Memorial, Edinburgh Castle EH1 1YT
Contact:  Royal British Legion Scotland, Email:

The Trustees of the Scottish National War Memorial in association with RBL (Scotland) and Historic Scotland will hold the annual Anzac/Gallipoli Day Service.   Note: For reasons of venue capacity etc., only those in possession of a ticket issued by RBL (Scotland) representatives will be admitted – we will update details of how to obtain as ticket as soon as possible.


Date:  Sunday 28 April 2019
Time:  1000
Location:  Holy Trinity Church, 59 Southend Crescent, Eltham SE9 2SD
Contact:  Church Office Tel: 0208 850 1246
Further information: (external link)  

The traditional Act of Remembrance and wreath-laying will take place during the Parish Eucharist.  The church is the home of the Gallipoli Chapel which was created by the Revd. Henry Hall and dedicated in 1917.


Date:  Sunday 28 April 2019
Time:  1430
Location:  The Ballance House, 118a Lisburn Road, Glenavy, County Antrim BT29 4NY
Contact:  Col David Twigg, Email:

Further information: Anzac Day, The Ballance House - Facebook (external link)

The Ulster-New Zealand Trust’s Anzac commemoration service is an interdenominational service.  The family friendly service is held outside so please dress accordingly.  Tea and biscuits are served in the tea barn following the service.


Date:  Thursday 25 April 2019
Time:  1500
Location:  St Mary's Church, Church Hill, Harefield  UB9 6DU
Contact:  Rowena Scott, St Mary’s Church, Email:  

The annual Anzac Service is followed by wreath laying in the churchyard.


Date:  Thursday 25 April 2019
Time:  1100
Location:  Hull Cenotaph, Paragon Street, Hull HU1 3QT (opposite the main train station)
Contact: Email:  

The Hull Unitarian Church, with the support of the Hull City Council, hold an interfaith service to commemorate Anzac Day.  Every welcome particularly those with Australian, New Zealand or Turkish connections.  After the service Anzac biscuits and refreshments are served at the Hull Unitarian Church, Park Street, Hull HU2 8TA.


Date:  Sunday 28 April 2019
Time:  1430 Parade for 1500 Service
Location:  Leighterton Cemetery GL8 8UY (Cemetery is 500m north east of St Andrews Church, The Street, Leighterton)
Contact:  The Royal British Legion, Email: Gloucestershire.MSO@RBL.Community

The County Members of The Royal British Legion in Gloucestershire have been honoured to commemorate Anzac Day with their Representatives since 1927.  The Parade forms up at 1430 and after inspection, marches to the Cemetery for the Service.   Following the Service there is a march past at a saluting base.


Date:  Thursday 25 April 2019
Time:  1100
Location:  War Memorial, Pery Square, Limerick, Ireland
Contact:  Liam Nolan, Email:
Further information: (external link)  

A ceremony organised by the Royal Munster Fusiliers Association to mark Gallipoli Day.  Those attending are invited to meet at the Pery Hotel from 1030.


Date:  Saturday 27 April 2019
Time:  1200
Location:  Torrisholme Cemetery, Westgate, Morecambe, Torrisholme Cemetery, Lancashire  LA3 3LN
Further information:  Malcolm Brown, Hon Secretary, Morecambe & Heysham Royal RBL, Email:  

The Morecambe & Heysham Branch of the Royal British Legion's annual Anzac Day Service.


Date:  Sunday 28 April 2019
Time:  1345 for 1400
Location:  Towcester Road Cemetery, Northampton NN4 8LS
Further information:  David Parish, Email:  

The Northamptonshire Branch of the Western Front Association’s Anzac Service commemorates the 9 Australian soldiers from the First World War who died of wounds and are buried in the cemetery, and three others buried elsewhere in the county, one being a Gallipoli casualty.  Five Australian and New Zealand airmen from the Second World War are also commemorated.  Note: Those attending are asked to park respecting others visiting the cemetery.


Date:  Sunday 28 April 2019
Time:  1415 for 1430
Location:  St Peter Mancroft Church, Millennium Plain, Norwich  NR2 1ZQ
Further information:  Jane Colman, Email:

The Norfolk Branch of the Britain-Australia Society’s Anzac Day Commemorative Service.  Refreshments and Anzac Biscuits will be served following the Service.


Date:  Friday 26 April 2019
Time: 1730 for 1745
Location:  Rhodes House, South Parks Road Oxford University
Contact:  Miranda Growow, Oxford University Australia and New Zealand Society, Email:  

Oxford University Australia and New Zealand Society host an annual commemorative service at Rhodes House which is open to all to attend.  The service is followed by dinner at Somerville College.  Contact organiser to confirm attendance at the service and to reserve a place at the dinner.


Date: Thursday 25 April 2019
Time: 1130
Location: Victory Gate, HM Naval Base, Portsmouth PO1 3LJ
Contact: Diana Davis, Senior Conservator

The Portsmouth Historic Dockyard will host a short memorial service on board the HMS M.33.  It is believed that the M.33 is the last surviving vessel that was involved in the Gallipoli campaign.  The service will consist of raising the New Zealand and Australian flags, the laying of wreaths, and a short reading by the Director of Heritage.


Date:  Thursday, 25 April 2019
Time:  0530
Location:  The Cenotaph, The Parade, St Helier
Further information:  John Davis, E-mail:  

At the end of the First World War, ANZAC troops were sent to Jersey where they were based whilst logistics were organised for them to return home. In addition, several dozen Jersey men fought and died at Gallipoli while serving with the Australian and New Zealand Forces. Others served with the British forces. 

To commemorate this and Anzac Day a Dawn Service is held at The Cenotaph, The Parade, St  Helier followed by refreshments at the Town Hall.


Date: Sunday 28 April 2019
Time:   1445 for 1500
Location:   St John The Evangelist Church, 51 High Street, Sutton Veny, Wiltshire  BA12 7AR
Further information:  Britain-Australia Society,  Email:  

An Anzac Day Service followed by wreath laying is held at the Anzac Memorial.  The service is followed by tea at the Sutton Veny Village Hall.


Date:  Sunday 28 April 2019
Time:  1830
Location:  St Mary's Church, Church Street, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey KT12 2QS
Further information: (external link)

St Mary’s and St John’s have held a service an Anzac Service at St Mary's Church since 1920 to remember the 27,000 New Zealand soldiers who were treated at the Mount Felix Hospital during the First World War. There is a welcoming Parade outside the church at 1815 with the Anzac Service in the Church at 1830. The service will be followed by wreath-laying at the Memorial in the Cemetery.


Date:  Sunday 28 April 2019
Time:  1215
Location:  'Soldiers' Corner', Warrington Cemetery, Manchester Rd, Warrington WA1 3BG
Further information:  Julia Pickering, Email: 

Warrington Borough Council will host the Annual Service of Remembrance.  Those attending are asked to arrive by 1200noon.


Date:  Thursday 25 April 2019
Time:  1100
Location:  Anzac Memorial, Weymouth Promenade, Weymouth Pavilion Theatre, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 8ED (Memorial opposite the Russell Hotel)
Contact:  Charlotte Sheppard, Events Manager, Weymouth & Portland Borough Council, Email: Tel: 01305 838512  

Anzac Day service led by the Mayor’s Chaplain at the Anzac Memorial, on Weymouth Esplanade adjacent to the Russell Hotel (which was used as a hospital for Australian servicemen during the First World War). The memorial commemorates Australian and New Zealand servicemen who passed through camps and hospitals in Dorset during the First World War. All are welcome at the service.

To view an interactive map of Anzac Services in the UK, taking place after April 25th, please click here (external link).