VE Festival, Barnstaple, 9th & 10th May 2020
On Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th May 2020, we are bringing VE Festival to Barnstaple – a huge FREE celebration for VE Day 75 which will feature live music and entertainment, a street party, dancing, living history and static displays and much more!
Saturday 9th May
Live music throughout the town centre from the best of North Devon’s thriving music scene – 1940s style!
‘The Square Dance’ – evening event in the fabulous Town Square
Vehicles and static displays
Bespoke window displays to celebrate VE Day 75
Various themed events in venues across the town
Sunday 10th May
Huge 1940’s themed event in the Pannier Market
VE Day-style street party in the fabulous Butcher’s Row
Live music hosted by ‘Hopps and Chapple’ from The Voice
Entertainment including a children’s party and special themed treasure trail
Vehicles and living displays including a time-tunnel covering 1939 – 1945
An amazing 1940s atmosphere
Fundraising activities to support The Veterans Charity
Period dress very much encouraged!
For more info, please visit their website or Facebook page.