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Established: 1947

Widows: 60+

Coverage: Europe Wide

Contact Details

London Legacy

21a, The Hop Exchange 24 Southwark Street London SE1 1TY England

Phone: +44 (0) 7403 3737

Email: lindsaybirrell@


Upcoming Events

Events - London Legacy

London Legacy Quarterly Meeting

April 2015

The next London Legacy Quarterly Meeting shall be the AGM and will be held at Australia House on Wednesday the 8th of April 2015 at 1:00pm.

Anzac Gallipoli Centenary Ball 2015

17th April 2015

London Legacy has announced the date for next years 100th anniversary ball commemorating the landings at Gallipoli.

The Ball will support London Legacy in caring for the families of incapacitated and deceased Veterans in the UK and throughout Europe.

The Ball will be held in the magnificent Ballroom at Australia House in the Strand, London on the evening of the 17th April 2015. A full 3 course meal with matching Australian wines and beer, a champagne reception, entertainment, dancing, ANZAC remembrance Service, a raffle, auction and interesting speakers including Gordon Birdwood a descendent of General Birdwood who commanded the ANZAC’s on ANZAC Beach 100 years ago.

For further information, please contact Lindsay Birrell at lindsaybirrell@gmail.com or call 07505145461.

Anzac Day in London 2015

25th April 2015

2015 marks the 100th anniversary since the ANZAC landings at Gallipoli. On Saturday 25 April 2015, there will be three commemorative ceremonies in London – a Dawn Service, a wreath laying ceremony at The Cenotaph and a commemorative service at Westminster Abbey. The Australian High Commission anticipates that the interest in these services will be high.

5.00am: Dawn Service, Wellington Arch, Hyde Park Corner
The service will last approximately 60 minutes, tickets are not required, however please do carry photographic identification with you should you attend. The site will open between 2.30-3.00am and it is suggested you arrive early and no later than 4.00am as numbers are expected to be higher than usual.

11.00am: Wreath Laying Ceremony and Parade, The Cenotaph, Whitehall
The wreath laying ceremony at the Cenotaph on Whitehall has been designated as a United Kingdom National Commemoration for 2015. An announcement regarding this was made by Prime Minister Cameron on 14 November.
Members of the public who wish to attend but not participate do not require tickets.

1.00pm: Service of Commemoration and Thanksgiving, Westminster Abbey
Due to higher than usual demand, seating for Westminster Abbey is now fully subscribed for Anzac Day 2015.


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