Our special Friends-only activities give you an insider's view of the Memorial's exhibitions and galleries. The activities include behind-the-scences tours and talks by the Memorial's historians and curators.
Bookings are essential for all Friends-only activities.

For further information or to make a booking to attend, please contact the Friends Coordinator on (02) 6243 4523 or email Friends@awm.gov.au

2014 Activity schedule

 

White Glove tour

Saturday 12 April
10 am
BAE Systems Theatre
Free

Join the Friends of the Memorial for an exclusive ‘white glove tour’ of the Memorial.  Meet with the curators and experience a rare opportunity to closely examine objects from the National Collection.  Please note this tour has a restricted size and places are limited.

To reserve your place, please contact the Friends Coordinator by Monday 7 April.

 

ANZAC Day Breakfast

Friday 25 April
6.15am - 8.30am
ANZAC Hall
Cost: $40 Friends, $45 for general public, $20 children under 12

Following the Anzac Day Dawn Service, warm up and enjoy breakfast underneath the famous Lancaster bomber, G for George. Menu available here. To take advantage of your membership discount, please inform Hudsons at the time of booking.

Hudsons catering can be contacted on (02) 6230 4349, or email hudsons@awm.gov.au. Payment required at time of booking.

Tours

Friends visiting the Memorial can arrange to have a special tour of the Memorial’s galleries. Please contact the Friends Coordinator to take advantage of this service. We require at least a week’s notice to arrange a tour.

Contact us

If you would like to make a booking, or have any enquires, please contact the Friends Coordinator on (02) 6243 4523 or by email Friends@awm.gov.au

 

ANZAC Day National Ceremony

Friday 25 April
10.15 am – 12 noon
Parade Ground

Friends who are entitled to seating invitations for the National Ceremony will receive these in the month prior to the ceremony. 

If you would like additional seating or have special requirements, please contact the Friends Coordinator.

 

Last Post Ceremony

Wednesday 7 May
4.55 – 5.15 pm
Commemorative Area

Attend the Last Post Ceremony to commemorate the 69th Anniversary of ‘Victory in Europe’.  The Last Post Ceremony is also aired live on the Memorial’s website daily from 4.55AEDT pm.

 

White Glove tour

Saturday 21 June
10 am
BAE Systems Theatre

Join the Friends of the Memorial for an exclusive ‘white glove tour’ of the Memorial.  Meet with the curators and experience a rare opportunity to handle objects from the National Collection.  Please note this tour has a restricted size and places are limited.

Bookings close Monday 16 June.

 

Trivia evening

Friday 18 July
6 – 9 pm
Terrace Café

$20 Friends, $25 non-Friends

 

Following the success of the 2013 trivia evening, the Friends are holding another night to test our member’s knowledge! Join us for dinner, trivia and fun.  There will be great prizes to be won, and a prize for the best dressed table.  The theme for the evening is ‘hats of the Twentieth century’. 

Bookings close Monday 14 July. Please note prepayment of the evening is required.