We are looking forward to seeing your photos of your Stay at Home VE Day Street Party Celebrations. There are several events planned that you may want to take part in.
VE Day timetable of events
10.50am Wreath-laying at Westminster
11am Two-minute silence and national moment of remembrance
2.45-3.45pm The Announcement of Victory on BBC One
3pm Churchill’s famous victory speech
The programme will show Churchill announcing the end of the war in Europe from 10 Downing Street on 8 May 1945.
3pm Royal Navy warships and support vessels for the Royal Fleet Auxiliary at home and around the world will blast their sirens for a minute to celebrate victory, marking the moment of Churchill’s address.
8-8.30pm Captain Tom’s War
8pm The People’s Celebration on BBC One
9pm The Queen’s address to the Nation
9.10pm A national singalong of the Dame Vera Lynn classic We’ll Meet Again
9.30pm Spotlights will illuminate the sky above Portsmouth