Find out more about the Somme 2016 Commemorative Event Ballot.
To mark the Centenary of the Battle of the Somme on 1 July 2016, a national commemorative event will be held at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Thiepval Memorial in Northern France.
This will be a ticketed event, and the ballot for tickets will launch on 28 September 2015 when entrants will be able to enter online through a dedicated Somme 2016 Ballot website.
You can register now for updates about the ballot on the Somme 2016 Ballot website. Please note registering does not enter you into the ballot.
1 July 2015
Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport
National events and ceremonies
First World War Centenary
Battle of the Somme Centenary
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