Events Guernsey

Liberation Day Events Guernsey

Celebrations on the day in Guernsey

All the below events will be shown on Facebook and at liberationday.gg with selected events also covered by BBC Radio Guernsey.
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Sounding of the Siren

9am

From Victoria Tower.

A Liberation Day message

9.30am

From the Bailiff of Guernsey, Sir Richard Collas.

The Liberation Day Laying of the Wreath

10.50am

By the Bailiff of Guernsey, Sir Richard Collas.

Liberation Day Church Service

11am
Lead by the Very Reverend Tim Barker.

Children of the Occupation

12.05pm
Interviews with children who lived through the German occupation of Guernsey.

Interview with World War 2 veteran Stuart Snow

12.20pm
Royal Navy volunteer who arrived in the Guernsey on 9th May to liberate the island.

Government House and the Occupation

12.30pm
An interview by TV historian Dan Snow with Major Marco Ciotti.

A message from Her Majesty The Queen

2pm
Read by His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor, Vice Admiral Sir Ian Corder KBE, CB

Afternoon Tea Party at Home

2.30pm
1940s music from Radio Guernsey.

Sofa Sing-Along

3pm
A Wartime Guernsey themed singalong.

A reading from The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society book

4.30pm
Bu co-author Annie Barrows.

An interview by TV Historian Dan Snow

5pm
With His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor, Vice Admiral Sir Ian Corder KBE, CB.

 

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