The National Museum of the Royal Navy, the National Army Museum and the Royal Air Force Museum are joining forces to host a free online festival, bringing to life the stories of those who helped deliver Victory in Europe.
The festival continues with tales from home and the front line, a '40s-themed swing dance class and concert, and a live talk with James Holland.
Find out what life was like on the Home Front as the Second World War drew to a close.
Tune in to BBC One for a poignant two-minute silence paying tribute to the heroes of past and present.
Women served in all three branches of the armed forces during the Second World War. Listen to their stories and reflections brought to life by our Living History groups.
What was it like to survive the Battle of Britain? What did a soldier carry on his back? And who signalled across the world that war in Europe had ended? Re-enactors share stories of life on the front line.
Hear accounts and stories from veterans of the Second World War.
Register on Crowdcast for this live webinar in which renowned historian James Holland and National Army Museum curator Dr Peter Johnson discuss the events that brought the Second World War in Europe to an end in 1945. Registration will require an email address but no password.
Tune in again to the BBC to watch Sir Winston Churchill’s famous victory speech.
Register on Crowdcast for this live beginners' dance class in which SwingdanceUK will teach you to Jitterbug and Jive from the safety of your own home. Registration will require an email address but no password.
Round off your Bank Holiday celebrations with a live concert from ‘40s-themed trio The Bluebird Belles. Sing along to some iconic tunes and practice your newly learnt dance moves.
Join in with the National Museum of the Royal Navy staff and volunteers as they sing from around the country.