Carnforth Town Council

VE Day 75th Anniversary

What is the Town Council looking for? Local groups/ schools/ individuals to organise community focused events to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day over the weekend of 8 – 10 May 2020. For example, street parties, reminiscence sessions, photograph displays, musical events, etc.

We are looking for a range of different but linked events to show that Carnforth as a whole is celebrating the anniversary.

Please complete and return this form no later than 29th November.

What is the Town Council going to do? The Council will be awarding cash prizes of up to £100 for the best ideas. The money is to be used as a whole or in part to bring the winning ideas to reality.

All applicants will be notified of the results by Friday 13 December.

The Council will provide advice and support to those who are successful with their applications.

 The Council will promote and publicise the events under the banner “Carnforth: VE Day 75th Anniversary – A Shared Moment of Celebration”.

For more information contact:

Bob Bailey, Carnforth Town Council, Council Office, 46-48 Market Street, Carnforth, LA5 9LB. Email:

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