On Armistice Day, 11th November 2023, a special Last Post will take place at 11.00 AM. Members of the Last Post Association who would like to be present at the 11.00 AM ceremony are kindly asked to request their tickets. In view of the significance of the date, a lot of people are again expected to attend.
- tickets to be requested only through firstname.lastname@example.org
- member = lifetime member or your last membership contribution is not older than 01/10/2022.
- max. 2 tickets per member
- first come, first served
- max. 300 tickets
- no waiting list.
Members who have already submitted their own prior request and been allocated tickets, need not apply again.
The public will be able to follow the ceremony on a large screen on the market square in Ieper.
Special message for the participants in the Poppy Parade prior to the 11 o’clock ceremony on 11/11/2023: only one person per wreath will be allowed access to the area at the Menin Gate specially reserved for wreath-layers; all other accompanying persons will be expected to take their place in the area reserved outside the Menin Gate.
The 8.00 PM ceremonies on 10 & 11/11/2023 will be accessible to all members of the public. However, the Last Post Association asks everyone to be present no later than 7.30 PM on the bridge or in the public area at the Hoornwerk-Kipling intersection. At 7.30 PM, the pedestrian tunnels under the Menin Gate will be closed in both directions. No reservations needed nor possible.