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COVID 19 and VE Day

COVID 19 and VE Day

Friday 8 May 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (commonly known as VE Day). This year the Government moved the May bank holiday to VE Day to allow the nation to remember the sacrifice so many made in the fight against fascism. Given the restrictions due to COVID-19 here are some ideas to help you get involved safely –

  • The link below has some useful online resources including tips for hosting a tea party at home, colouring, bunting and creative challenge for children.

    • You can also share stories about your family’s connection to WW2 by posting photos and stories on social media using #VEDay75.
    • Lastly, why not catch up with Dan Snow’s creative challenge for children at https://ve-vjday75.gov.uk/dan-snows-ve-day-challenge/
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