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Friday April 25: ANZAC Day Commemorative events and Friday drinks

ANZAC Day commemorative events and bus

For the draft program for the day and registration please visit the Embassy website:

As we are slowly but surely approaching  ANZAC Day 2014, the Australian Embassy in Brussels would like to advise that it is again organising a free coach for those interested in joining us on Friday 25th April for the commemorative events in Zonnebeke, Ypres and Comines-Warneton. As always seats are limited. The Embassy would like to receive acceptances by email addressed to by Friday 17 April.
The coach will depart at 6:55am from outside the Embassy at Avenue des Arts/Kunstlaan 56 Brussels and travel to Tyne Cot for the commemoration ceremony. It will follow the rest of the ANZAC Day program before leaving for Brussels after the end of the commemoration at Toronto Avenue Cemetery. It is expected to arrive outside the Embassy at about 7pm.
Please visit for information about what is planned on ANZAC Day and  to obtain a copy of the deed of waiver. This needs to be printed, completed and signed by everyone who has secured a place on the coach and then given to Embassy staff prior to the departure of the bus from Brussels.

Join us for an ANZAC Day drink from 1830 onwards at Scott's Bar in central Brussels. We have reserved a space in the main bar area especially for the Australia Society. Some light nibblies will be provided, including home-baked ANZAC biscuits!
Where: Scott's Bar
Rue Montagnes aux Herbes Potageres 2
1000 Bruxelles
The Society wishes to thank Scott's Bar for hosting us this month.

Sunday May 11, 1500-1600: Chocolate factory tour at Concept Chocolate

Looking for a fun family activity this Mother's Day, no matter what the weather?! Join us on a chocolate tour at “Concept Chocolate”.
Proud of its experience and know-how in personalised chocolates, Chocolaterie Duval ("Concept Chocolate") is delighted to offer you an opportunity to learn all about the art of chocolate making. Time-honoured production, natural products, 100% cocoa butter and respect for the great tradition of Belgian chocolate are the qualities that have made Chocolaterie Duval ("Concept Chocolate") the specialist in personalised chocolate and packaging.
Come and see how craftsmen work and taste the caraques and pralines they produce…
All the steps in the manual production of chocolates are performed in front of your eyes: tempering, preparation and filling the casts, unmoulding and packing. And of course, the crucial moment of tasting is not forgotten!
More information can be found on the website:

Tour details and timetable: 15:00-16:00 (we will meet at the entrance at 14:45).
Welcome and workshop presentation
From cocoa to couverture chocolate
Personalised chocolate and mould design
Demonstration of praline production
Tasting and opportunity to purchase chocolate

Cost: €4 per adult, payable on the day (cash). The Society will cover the cost of an English guide for the one-hour tour.

Chocolaterie DUVAL Bruxelles
Rue des Chardons 19
1030 Brussels (Schaerbeek)

Public transport: 
Buses: 64 and 65
Trams: 25 and 62
All go to stop Patrie/Vaderland.

RSVP: No later than Wednesday 7 May, via the following registration link: