This years long weekend will coincide with the extended 75th anniversary celebrations of the surrender of Nazi Germany, which ended the Second World War in Europe – What a great excuse for a street party!
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- In the United Kingdom on 8 May 1945, more than one million people celebrated in the streets to mark the end of the European part of the war.
- Huge crowds gathered in Trafalgar Square and all the way up the Mall to Buckingham Palace.
- King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, and the then Prime Minister Winston Churchill, waved from the balcony of the palace before the celebrating crowds.
UK ITINERARY FOR VE CELEBRATION – Friday 8 May 2020
The ‘NATIONS TOAST TO THE HEROES OF WORLD WAR II’
At 3pm on 8th May 2020 – exactly 75 years since Churchill announced the end of World War II in Europe
Raise a glass or tea-cup as a toast to the nation
The ‘CRY FOR PEACE AROUND THE WORLD’
7pm on 8th May 2020 – church bells across the UK will ring at 7pm whilst town criers read the Cry For Peace Around The World
Organise a VE Day Street Party
plan a VE Day Street Party – Friday 8 May
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