Shepherd's Bush Prepares to Mark VE Day

Celebrating the 70th anniversary of formal end of war

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VE Day 70th Anniversary

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The borough is marking the 70th anniversary of VE - Victory in Europe - Day with a special event at Askew Road Library.

On VE Day, May 8, the library in Shepherd's Bush will be hosting a street party-themed event with the celebrations including refreshments, competitions and a couple of historical talks from guest speakers as well as a surprise guest singer.

VE Day marks the formal acceptance by the Allies of Nazi Germany's unconditional surrender in World War II on May 8, 1945 which brought about the end of the conflict in Europe.

May 4, 2015