Friday 23 April 2021
9.45 – 10.30 AM
Wreath laying & prayer service at The Cenotaph, Whitehall, London SW1A 2ET Tim Loughton MP, Chair of APPG will be attending.
A petition on behalf of the British Armenian Community, calling for official recognition by the UK Government of the Armenian Genocide will be posted to arrive on 23 April. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Downing St does not accept handing in of petitions.
03.00 – 05.00 PM
Vigil opposite Turkish Embassy, organised by AYF London
Saturday 24 April 2021
04:00 – 06.00 PM
Coventry Cathedral CV1 5FB – Remembering The Armenian Genocide, prayer service led by The Right Reverend Christopher, The Lord Bishop of Coventry and H.G. Bishop Hovakim Manukyan, The Primate of the Diocese of the Armenian Church in the United Kingdom and Ireland – Attendance with prior booking – Delegates must use their own transport.
Sunday 25 April 2021
11.00 AM – 01.00 PM
Remembrance service at St Yeghiche Church, London SW7 3BB with official guests and speakers.
04.00 – 05.00 PM
Commemoration Service at he Armenian Genocide Memorial Tree with official guests (Members of Parliament and representatives from London Borough of Ealing will be attending). Ealing Green, London W5 5EH
COVID-19 Precautionary measure: Specific area around the tree will be segregated for official guests
Tuesday 27 April 2021
Parliamentary Briefing – Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing: Past and Present
Chaired by Tim Loughton MP, Chairman of All Party Parliamentary Group for Armenia
Hayk Demoyan – Armenian Genocide Past and Present
Anna Astvatsaturian Turcotte – Baku Pogroms of 1990 and her memories as a survivor
Henry C. Theriault – Genocide denial and reparation as means of prevention
Organised by Armenian National Committee UK
Tuesday 27 April 2021
7.00 to 8.00 PM
Commemorating the 106th Anniversary of the Armenian genocide at the Church of Our Lady of Victories, Kensington. The service of Remembrance will be live-streamed. Programme includes Reflections by Dr Harry Hagopian ‘The Armenian Genocide: Healing Open Wounds?’ and performance by Claire Mouradian, violin (Groong by Rev Fr Gomidas). The event is primarily for non-Armenian audience with limited invitees.
Note: Public Procession in London will take place either later in May 2021 or after Lockdown in June
The coordinating committee would like to thank all British Armenian Organisations for their assistance and support.