Brockenhurst Virtual VE Day 75





Brockenhurst Virtual VJ Day 75 on Facebook

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Playlist of Wartime Favorites

Nation's Toast - 3PM Friday 8th May 2020

“To those who gave so much, we thank you,”





Unmentioned in Despatches - Poem by Peter Wyton. Read by Pete Wales, Brockenhurst Parish Council Chairman

link to Unmentioned in Despatches on the Brockenhurst VE75 Facebook Page






Links to Virtual Event Posters and Bunting Template

Wartime Posters

VE Day Memories

Wartime Pictures


Brockenhurst Shops Circa 1940  link to see full album on Facebook



Brookley Road circa the end of the war!

Fascinating Links

link to Radio Times the week after VE Day in 1945


link to Hampshire Archive Material from that time 

Note that... Hampshire Archives and Local Studies and Wessex Film and Sound Archive who hold a wealth of material about the region are on Friday 8th May holding an online event - This is Your Victory; At 11.30am, there will be a film screening with LIVE introduction and exhibition on Facebook and YouTube. You can join the event on Facebook @HampshireArchives or YouTube @WessexFilmArchive from 11.30am. The exhibition will go live at 12.30pm, a link will be shared in the film screening’s description and on the Facebook page, but people can also head directly to Hampshire Archives and Local Studies’ blog above, where you will be able to view this selection of photos and documents