Wanlip Village


VE Celebrations 75th Anniversary 8th of May 1945- 2020


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8th May 2020 - The village gathered together to celebrate the Allied victory in Europe in May 1945  and to commemorate all those who lost their lives, were wounded and traumatised by the war. 

VE Day Commemoration events

  • 11am — Two-minute national silence to remember the declaration of victory and the end of the Second World War in Europe.
  • 2.45pm - 3.45pm — The first of two special BBC One  programmes to mark VE75, including extract from Sir Winston Churchill’s victory speech delivered at 3pm on VE Day.
  • Afternoon — Britons encouraged to hold 1940s-style afternoon tea parties at home rather than street parties, including homemade bunting and recipes from the era.
  • 9pm — Address by the Queen followed by national doorstep rendition of Dame Vera Lynn’s We’ll Meet Again.

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