VE DAY ACTIVITIES
Victory in Europe Day, generally known as VE Day, marked the end of World War Two in Europe on the 8th of May 1945. The Prime Minister Winston Churchill made an announcement on the radio at 3pm that the war in Europe had come to an end, following Germany's surrender the day before. This year, the 8th May 2020 will mark 75 years since the first VE Day.
VE Day Buckingham Palace (1945)
War Pictorial News Newsreel Crowds cheer Winston Churchill, King George, Queen Elizabeth, and other members of the royal family as they appear outside Buckingham Palace.
VE day street party celebration (1945)
A street party from VE Day, 1945 showing children in a fancy dress parade and eating a celebration tea.