Today marks the 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) Day. The day marks the moment Nazi Germany unconditional surrendered to the Allies.
Due to current climate of COVID-19, gathering and national celebrations have been cancelled. However the government is encouraging people to continue celebrating, in a safe manner in their own home, with there household; or any other way that observes social distancing.
Todays national itinerary include:
- A live VE Day 75 livestream at 11.15am
- National moments of Remembrance and thanksgiving, including a Two Minute Silence
- A UK-wide singalong to Vera Lynn’s ‘We’ll Meet Again at 9pm
- A VE Day learning pack for children aged 7-14 years
- An evening of memories and music 8pm on BBC One
Information from Royal British Legion.
From everyone at UKW7 to you and your families, happy VE Day and Bank Holiday Weekend.
Special thank you to any of your family or friends that served in the World War II.