The Grenfell Tower National Memorial Service

The Grenfell Tower National Memorial Service – Tickets Now Available

 

Tickets for the Grenfell Tower National Memorial Service, taking place at St Paul’s Cathedral on Thursday 14 December 2017 at 11.00 am, are now available for survivors of the fire and bereaved families. St Paul’s has worked closely with the Bishop of Kensington, the Al Manaar Mosque, local clergy of different faiths, survivors, the bereaved and the wider community, on arrangements for the service.

 

 

Tickets for the bereaved

 

  • The number of tickets available is very limited and priority will be given to survivors and bereaved families.
  • Bereaved people are being contacted by Family Liaison Officers who will inform them how to obtain tickets for the service.

 

Tickets for survivors

 

  • Survivors of the fire are invited to request up to two tickets each.
  • Tickets are available from the Clement James Centre, Al Manaar, or the Rugby Portobello Trust before 1 December. Please bring photo ID and proof of address.
  • Where two tickets are being requested, both individuals will need to attend in person, with the necessary documentation.
  • Survivors with any questions or access problems should contact these three organisations.

 

Tickets for other residents

 

  • From 29 November to 1 December, residents of Grenfell Walk, Barandon Walk, Testerton Walk, Hurstway Walk and Treadgold House are invited to request tickets.
  • Residents mayrequest up to two tickets per residential address, and only around 300 tickets are available, because priority is being given to the bereaved and survivors.
  • Tickets are available from the Clement James Centre, Al Manaar, or the Rugby Portobello Trust. Please bring photo ID and proof of address.
  • Where two tickets are being requested, both individuals will need to attend in person, with the necessary documentation.
  • Tickets will be issued on a first come, first served basis.

 

 

The eventis designed to remember those who died, to show solidarity with the bereaved and survivors, and to give thanks for everyone who assisted on the ground at the time of the tragedy and since, including emergency services, the recovery team, community response, public support, and volunteers. The service will enable the nationto stand together with those directly affected by the Grenfell Tower fire and together express hopes for the future.

 

St Paul’s Cathedral has been chosen as the venue for this special event because of its national focus, which will ensure that we remember what happened and consider why such a tragedy must never happen again.

 

Each Emergency Service will ensure representation of those who worked on the ground through a named person who will liaise with St Paul’s Cathedral. Volunteer groups will also be represented and receive invitations through their respective organisation.

 

St Paul’s Cathedral will ensure representation of variousdifferent faith communities and other Christian denominations.

 

The service will last one hour and will be broadcast live on BBC1.