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Armistice Family Open Day - FREE Event

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A day of food of music, tours, workshops and more

Commemorate the Centenary of the Armistice the historic agreement that ended the First World War by attending the FREE Armistice Family Open Day at the Royal NSW Lancer Barracks.

On Sunday 11 November, City of Parramatta Council is presenting a special event which pays tribute to soldiers, sailors, nurses and citizens who made significant contributions to the war.


Held from 12pm, all are invited to come along and enjoy a day of food, music, tours, workshops, interactive displays & more.

Look forward to:

  • A FREE community lunch

  • Kids activities and workshops: dress up in Light Horse uniforms and write postcards from the "home front"

  • Face painting

  • Live music and entertainment

  • Armoured and military vehicle display

  • Spinning and knitting demonstration

  • Tour of the NSW Lancers Memorial Museum

  • An interactive display depicting the war effort on the home front

    You can attend other Armistice events in Parramatta:


    22 October 10 November 2018

    Centenary Square, Parramatta

    View the beautiful 'River of Poppies' display on the Memorial Gates in Centenary Square and read a collection of Parramatta stories which commemorate World War 1.


    10.30am 11:30am

    War Memorial, Prince Alfred Square, Parramatta

    Gather together at the War Memorial for a service led by Parramatta RSL sub-branch. Watch a convoy of armoured and military vehicles arrive from the Lancer Barracks.

    Download a copy of the Parramatta Remembers flyer.


    For more information on what's on and to plan your day, please visit:

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    When: 11 November, 12pm-4pm
    Where: Royal NSW Lancer Barracks & Museum, 2 Smith Street, Parramatta
    Cost: Free
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