• Mon. Dec 11th, 2023

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Beyond Housing is offering activity packs to its customers and colleagues to help them celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE Day in lockdown.

The anniversary of Victory in Europe Day on Friday 8 May was set to be a significant occasion, with the May Day bank holiday moved and largescale events planned across the area to commemorate and remember.

The housing provider teamed up with the Royal British Legion, National Memorial Arboretum and Citizen to help people mark the anniversary from their home by reading about VE Day and taking part in activities.

There are packs for children and adults, and they include puzzles, recipes, extracts from Churchill speeches, lyrics to war songs and much more.

Victoria Taylor, Marketing and Communications Manager at Beyond Housing said: “We’re delighted to be able to give our customers the chance to mark this hugely significant anniversary.

“Out of lockdown this would have been a very special anniversary and it’s important that this isn’t lost.

“We hope the packs help individuals and families engage with and celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE Day in a really positive way.”

If you would like to get involved, packs are available for 7-11-year-olds, 11-16-year-olds and 16+.

Discover more about the Second World War and VE Day at home by using the worksheets below.

Ages 7-11 (KS2)

Ages 11-16 (KS3 & KS4)

Ages 16+

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