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VE Day celebrations - 8th May 2020

posted 7 May 2020, 01:48 by lewknorparish@hotmail.co.uk

From Oxfordshire County Council

Schedule: VE Day 75 8th May 2020


11am - 2 minutes silence for a national moment of remembrance


11.15am - Join the Royal British Legion VE Day Livestream


2.50pm – Watch Oxfordshire’s Lord Lieutenant’s message on our Facebook page: https://tinyurl.com/y98mdzsu


6.00pm: Christchurch Cathedral Oxford: listen to a VE Day Evensong from this historic place of worship: https://www.chch.ox.ac.uk/oxfords-cathedral/online-worship


9pm - Her Majesty The Queen will send a message to the nation on BBC One, at 9pm, the same time her father, King George VI, gave a radio address in 1945.


 Followed by a national singalong of Dame Vera Lynn's We'll Meet Again.Open your doors and join in with this national moment of celebration.


9-10th May: Oxfordshire County Council continues VE Day 75:


Keep following the 75th anniversary as our Facebook page features video messages from Oxfordshire’s council leaders as well as contributions from active duty personnel in the Royal Air Force and Army across Oxfordshire. The videos will be uploaded across both days and can be watched at: https://tinyurl.com/y98mdzsu