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Battle of Britain Thanksgiving Service Westminster Abbey

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23 January 2023

Battle of Britain Thanksgiving Service Westminster Abbey


A Thanksgiving Service for the 83rd anniversary of the Battle of Britain will be held on 17 September 2023 at 11.00 in Westminster Abbey, London, SW1P 3PA.


Applications for tickets, stating all names, addresses, place and date of birth, Passport or Driving Licence number and email addresses and/or phone numbers of individuals wishing to attend, should be made in writing and are to be accompanied by a stamped self-addressed envelope.


Applications should reach Mrs Michèle Small, SO3 RAF Ceremonial Events, RAF Ceremonial Office, Bentley Priory Building, RAF Northolt, West End Road, Ruislip, Middlesex, HA4 6NG  by the 16th July.


The congregation should be seated by 10.30 and to assist with seating, applicants are requested to state which of the following categories is appropriate:​


                *relatives of aircrew who lost their lives in the Battle of Britain or since;


                *past or present members of the Royal Air Force and its Reserve Forces;


                *members of the general public.                  


Please state if a wheelchair user.


Tickets, and a note on dress and timings for the occasion, will be issued two weeks before the Service.


Please note applications are NOT to be made to Westminster Abbey.

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