18th Battalion Living History Group

Grant/funding information:

Event sponsors: Liverpool Catholic Club, Australian Defence Credit Union

Liverpool Anzac Centenary Commemoration Event

Anzac Day 2015 will be a special time for all Australians, and Liverpool City Council will commemoration the centenary with a large-scale event. Join us, and guest MC Joel Ozborn, at Bigge Park for performances, activities and displays which will celebrate the spirit of the Anzacs.


Event Schedule (please check Liverpool City Council's website for updates and full event descriptions)


10-10:30am Official opening by Mayor Ned Mannoun
10:30-11:30am Hats Off to the Flag - 100 Years of Glory

11:30-12pm
Power Puppets presented by Sydney Puppet Theatre (SPT)
War Stories with Christopher Tomkinson
War Diary readings presented by Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP)
12-12:30pm Reading of Tibby's Leaf with author Ursula Dubosarsky Poetry readings presented by ATYP
12:30-1:30pm Through These Lines, an abridged version
1:30-2pm Power Puppets presented by SPT
Reading of Little Wars with author Ursula Dubosarsky
War Stories with Christopher Tomkinson
War Diary readings presented by ATYP

2-2:30pm
Power Puppets presented by SPT (2:10pm)
Chapter reading of Let Me Whisper You My Story by Moya Simons
Poetry readings presented by ATYP
2:30-3pm 18th Battalion Living History Group World War I re-enactment

3-3:30pm
Power Puppets presented by SPT
War Stories with Christopher Tomkinson
War Diary readings presented by ATYP
3:30-4pm Chapter reading of Let Me Whisper You My Story by Moya Simons
Poetry readings presented by ATYP
4-4:30pm
Commemorative March and Last Post presented by Bankstown City Brass Band

All Day Activities and Performances include:

  • Art and craft presented by Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre
  • Liverpool City Brass Band
  • Liverpool Regional Family History Centre stall
  • Displays of WWI objects by the 18th Battalion Living History Group
  • Memorabilia stalls from Sydney Militaria and Collectables and the Military Shop
  • Activities presented by the Liverpool Youth Council

ATYP | Liverpool | theatre | ANZAC Day | Australian Theatre for Young People | Performance | Last Post | re-enactment | family history society | Commemoration | Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre

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