VE Day

Join together this VE Day, even if you are physically apart. At 11 am there is a 2 minutes’ silence to remember the sacrifices made between 1939 and 1945. At 2.45 pm Tune in tot eh BBC for celebrations and to hear Churchill’s VE Day speech. Royal Navy warships and support vessels of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary at home and deployed around the world will blast their horns for a minute to celebrate victory at 3pm.

The Love Southbourne Live Quiz will take place at 7.15pm, with a special VE Day round. Play on this site or on the FaceBook page.  At 9.30 pm the King’s speech – naval ships will redirect their searchlights skywards for five minutes. With your phone, touch, or anything that emits light, take to the night sky and shine your light!

There are lots of other things going on – check your local neighbourhood groups to see whats happening in your area