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D – Day 2024 Celebrations

On the 6th of June 2024 UK will commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Normandy Landings on the 6th of June 1944 with a series of events in the UK and France.

South Petherwin will be celebrating as follows:

Thursday 6th of June

11 am: A specially – commissioned poem will be read out at the school.

6.30 pm: Ringing of Church Bells

8.30 – 10pm : Beacons will be lit nationwide at 9.15 pm. Join us to commemorate by gathering at the Village Hall – a beacon will be lit in the field beside it. The Village Hall will be open from 8.30pm – 10.00pm approx for refreshments available for a small charge.

Saturday 8th June:

2-4pm: Cream tea in the Village Hall. All welcome. No charge.

Feel free to dress up ’40’s style! Hair up or down come and have a fun time together