Stay at Home VE Day Celebration – Friday 8th May

Stay at Home VE Day Celebration – Friday 8th May

Timeline of Events
🇬🇧 7:30am – The Flag will be raised outside the Ellendune Community Centre
🇬🇧 11.00am – 2 minute silence
🇬🇧 2:45pm – Churchill’s Speech (BBC1)
🇬🇧 3.00pm – ‘Nations Toast’ – Pause the day of celebrations to raise a drink in national gratitude, celebration and remembrance
🇬🇧 9.00pm – Queens Speech (BBC1) followed by national sing-along to “We’ll meet again” https://www.britishlegion.org.uk/stories/ve-day-singalong

Celebrating VE Day at Home
🇬🇧 Home Celebrations – Put up home-made bunting and flags (https://ve-vjday75.gov.uk/toolkit/) – https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/4TrqYDyf4PMdLypxzyTwGDg/great-british-bunting
🇬🇧 Have a 1940’s Theme at home – https://www.goodtoknow.co.uk/food/recipe-collections/ve-day-baking-ideas-540962
🇬🇧VE Day Home Party Pack – https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/siteassets/home/visit/ve-day-75/eh-ve-day-at-home-pack.pdf
🇬🇧 Discover your past – Ancestry.co.uk will be available to the public free of charge from Monday, 4 May to Sunday 10 May to enable families to discover with their past.
🇬🇧 The Royal British Legion Website – https://www.britishlegion.org.uk/get-involved/remembrance/remembrance-events/ve-day-75