• 10.30am - 3.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London
National Army Museum
  • 10.30am - 3.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London

Virtual VE Day 75 Festival: Day 3

Virtual VE Day 75 Festival
Stand with your services as we celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE Day.

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 concludes with more soldier stories, veterans' voices and a live talk with Dr Jonathan Fennell.

Download our full festival programme, and our party pack bursting with fun activities to help you celebrate VE Day at home.

Programme: Day 3

Walk through HMS Alliance, 8am

Take a virtual walkthrough of the HMS Alliance and learn about her life and how she fits in to the VE Day story.

Soldier Stories, 11am

Today’s videos continue to explore what life was like on the front line

We Were There!, 12pm

Hear accounts and stories from veterans of the Second World War.

Fighting the People’s War, 2pm

Register on Crowdcast for this live webinar in which Dr Jonathan Fennell discusses the history of the British and Commonwealth armies in the Second World War. He will show how fractures on the home front had profound implications for the performance of the British and Commonwealth armies. Registration will require an email address but no password.

Vying for Victory Q&A Catch-up, 4pm

Catch up on Thursday night’s live Q&A with James Holland and curators from each of the forces museums, debunking the myths to reveal the lesser known stories of how the Second World War was won.

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Donate via this link or use the QR code below. Your donation will be split equally between the three museums.

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