75th Anniversary of VE Day


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75th Anniversary of VE Day


We were due to have a big VE day celebration in the Bay, but sadly due to the pandemic, the event had to be cancelled, but with the help of locals and mobile phones we have produced a fitting tribute, including a look at the mugs designed by local Primary schools in the Bay.

  • Introduced by Ian Ward BEM
  • Narrated by Susie Sheldon - Lord-Lieutenant of the Isle of Wight
  • A cry for peace read by Emily Jackson
  • We'll Meet again and Jerusalem sung by Katherine Ann Rashley
  • Last Post - Nikki Sheard


  • Lord -Lieutenant Susie Sheldon JP
  • High Sheriff Caroline Peel
  • Ian Ward BEM
  • Blessing by The Venerable Peter Leonard Archdeacon of the Isle of Wight

Produced by Richard Priest

Directed by Kev Weeden

Running Time 18 mins. ©2020

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