Last Minute VE Day Lockdown Ideas

VE Day Colouring in poster

We might be in lockdown but that does that mean that we can’t celebrate VE day 2020 at home in style. Faced with a bank holiday of staying at home and social distancing adding a a few simple celebration ideas into the mix can lift everyone’s spirits.

We’ve put together a few free last minute VE Day decorations you can print out right now. Fancy making VE Day bunting with the kids, we have you covered!

Want to put a few VE Day posters in your window for passers by to enjoy? We have a few union jack posters ready to print out. If your kids fancy colouring in, then we have those options too!

If you have some craft sticks to hand, print and cut out our union jacks and simply stick to lolly pop sticks for a really simple decoration. You could even use them for a VE Day treasure hunt around the home and garden.

Click here for mini union jack flags for cake toppers or mini flag craft for kids

As well as hanging bunting and sharing a traditional afternoon tea there are plenty of virtual VE day celebrations 2020 ideas taking place online for you to enjoy with your family.

Free Online Activities for VE Day

Friday 8th May

9am – Voices of War – Listen to people remembering VE Day with Imperial War Museum. Click here for more details.

11am – The Nation Remembers – 2 minutes silence of remembrance for the WW2 generation.

11.15am – VE Day 75 Live Stream – watch a live stream of the WW2 generation and today’s generation sharing their experiences including Dame Vera Lynn and Dame Joan Collins. Click here for more details.

12 noon – Dance for VE Day – join Nancy Hitzig and English Heritage for a Lindy Hop dance tutorial on Facebook. Click here to join.

2.45pm – Listen to Winston Churchill’s victory speech when he announced the end of WW2 in Europe along side a specially made film on BBC.

3pm – The Nation’s Toast – Raise a glass to the World War 2 generation on your doorstep.

5pm – Dance for VE Day with Lindy Hop Dance Troupe and Band – join Nancy Hitzig and English Heritage and dance along to the favourite music from the era.

5.30pm – Great British Home Chorus for a VE Day special – join Gareth Malone for a national sing along. Click here to join in.

9pm – Her Majesty the Queen addresses the nation at the same time her father King George made his address to the nation in 1945

VE Day Decorations & Printables

Download the Union Jack VE Day Celebration poster

Download blank Union Jack Colouring poster here

Download Union Jack Colouring VE Day celebration poster

Download Union Jack VE 75 Celebration poster

Download Colouring Union Jack VE Celebration poster

Union Jack Bunting Template

Union Jack Bunting VE Day 75 Template

Union Jack Bunting VE Day Template

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VE Day decorations and crafts - free printables and activities included

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