New Milton's VE75 Commemorative Events 1st - 10th May 2020
From the 1st until the 10th May 2020, New Milton
will be staging a number of commemorative and celebratory events to
remember the 75th anniversary of the ending of the WWII in Europe on
the 8th May, 1945. Later in the year we will commemorate VJ75 Day
on Saturday 15th August 2020 on New Milton's Recreation Ground.
Detailed information will be published shortly.
VE75 & VJ75 Commemorative Events - May - August 2020
In New Milton and in towns across the New Forest, organisations,
local community groups and historical associations, will also be
rememembering the time when the guns fell silent across Europe and
commemorating the coming of the peace. In this section of the web
site we will try to keep you up-to-date with outline details of such events and activities as they
About New Milton's Events
VE75 in New Milton is a major town event put
together by a steering group involving a number of local
community groups and the New Milton Town Council. The events are
being facilitated by
The New Milton Residents' Association and staged
with the assistance of a number of local service groups including
The Lions Club of New Milton, Milton
Heritage Society, other community groups and
individuals too numerous to detail.
profits made from the events or collections taken at: the "We'll
Meet Again" commemorative concerts on Friday and Saturday 1st and
2nd May and the main free 'Picnic on the Clifftop' at Barton on Sea on
Friday 8th May, will be donated to
- the Armed Forces charity, formerly known as Soldiers, Sailors,
Airmen and Families Association.