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VE Day Commemorations

8th May VE Day in Beaconsfield

What you can do at home – decorate your front garden/porch in bunting.

Here are some tips from the BBC https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/4TrqYDyf4PMdLypxzyTwGDg/great-british-bunting

http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/england/pdf/ve_day_great_british_bunting_instructions.pdf

 

11.00am   National 2 minutes silence

Message from the Mayor – https://youtu.be/4miNytF8vTU

Beaconsfield Remembers VE Day – https://youtu.be/inPfufEevn8

3.00pm  Act of Remembrance – https://youtu.be/DUNHPfT0z4w

Piper playing Battle’s O’er

The Nation’s Toast to the Heroes

Why not raise a glass or Tea in your front garden/doorstep

6.00pm  Live broadcast of Katherine Jenkins OBE at The Royal Albert Hall

The performance will support the RAH’s fundraising appeal and SSAFA – the Armed                            Forces charity’s Emergency Response Fund.  www.youtube.com/royalalberthall

6.55pm Cry for Peace by Beaconsfield Town Crier, Dick Smith – https://youtu.be/UxsL7MHkIr4

Ringing out for Peace church bells

7pm Service of Thanksgiving by Rev. Jeremy Brooks – https://youtu.be/y2p45a3ipBM

9PM Queens address to the nation – on BBC 1 and ITV

There will be further links of other virtual activities to see and listen to.  We look forward to you visiting our website at: www.beaconsfieldtowncouncil.gov.uk

If you have a WWII story to tell, get in touch by emailing  info@Beaconsfieldtowncouncil.gov.uk