‘V.E. Day Remembered’ will feature personal recollections of V.E. Day from the community. A selection of images, recorded memories and a street party for contributors will conjure up V.E. Day at the Rose Theatre on the 8th May 2015.
All memories gathered will be published in a booklet to mark the occasion.
V.E. Day was the official celebration of Victory in Europe Day, the public holiday to mark the end of World War II in Europe. In the UK millions of people celebrated in the streets on 8th May 1945 to mark the end of the European part of the war.
The project will focus on preserving and sharing the personal memories of members of the community who experienced V.E. Day first hand. Their reminiscences of such an extraordinary moment in world history will help to tell the local story of the official end of the European conflict. An installation of local streets and wartime garden complete with an Anderson Shelter will feature the recorded memories, which will also be available to listen to online via www.digitaldrama.org from May 2015.
‘V.E. Day Remembered’ will be a free audio installation open to the public on the ground floor of the Rose Theatre, running from 28th April-21st May 2015.
If would like to share your memories of V.E. Day, please get in touch with Alison Ramsey on: firstname.lastname@example.org / 07525 205148.