Friday marks the 75th Anniversary of VE Day.

Whilst initial plans have obviously been cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, we hope you join us in marking the occasion in your own way.

At 11am, a national two-minute silence will be held to reflect on the sacrifice of those who fought in the war.

At 3pm, Britons are being invited to take to their doorsteps to raise a glass, cheer and clap during The Nation’s Toast to the Heroes of World War Two. The official VE Day website reads that there’ll be a chant of the phrase:

“To those who gave so much, we thank you.”

For those of you with young families why not take this opportunity to decorate your home with VE Day inspired bunting:

The following quote was delivered by Winston Churchill via radio broadcast 75 years ago. The message of standing together, even when alone, resonates now, more than ever, as we mark this occasion from our homes.