VE Day Programme

Friday 9 May

Working together, the people of Harleston have designed a programme to help celebrate 75 years since the end of World War II. 

 

Brought to you by Harlestons Future, the Harleston Kindness Hub, Redenhall with Harleston Town Council and Harleston Ray of Sunshine.  Together we are a stronger community.

A Thought for this Day – Revnd. Canon Nigel Tuffnell.  Video post on this website

09:00

A Greeting – Cllr Frances Bickley, Chair Town Council.  Video post on this website

09:30

Pick your favourite recipe. Click here. Please take photos of your cooking and share them with others. 

10:00

Tune in to BBC Radio Norfolk 95.1 FM for an interview about todays celebrations in Harleston

10:10

National two minutes silence

11:00

Join an 80 minute live stream from the British Legion Livecast. Click here

11:15

Quiz time for the family. Click here for a chance to win prizes

12:30

Let the Party Picnics Begin

13:00

Local artist Breeze Redwine Sings We'll Meet Again. Video post on this website

14:30

A toast to our heroes.  Followed by a sing along to 'We'll Meet Again'

15:00

An Echo of Winston Churchill's Speech

15:15

Virtual Vintge Car Parade.  Post on this website 

16:00

‘A Cry for Peace’ Revnd Norman Steer MBE, Town Crier.  Video post on this website

18:55

A Toast to our Heroes

19:00

Listen to HM The Queen's Address to the Nation on BBC TV

21:00

The Queen addresses the community. Post on website

21:15

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