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VE Festival

May 08, 2020

An amazing celebration for the 75th anniversary of VE Day - 9/10 May 2020

We are hosting a terrific FREE event in Barnstaple's historic town centre to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day and to raise funds for The Veterans Charity to help provide immediate needs support to Veterans facing hardship and distress.

  • Live music throughout the town centre

  • Dancing and entertainment

  • Stage performances including our headline act The Liberty Sisters

  • Military and period themed displays including a WW2 time tunnel

  • A huge Street Party on Butcher's Row

  • Dancing

  • VIP guests including WW2 Veterans

  • Period vehicles and static displays

SATURDAY 9th and SUNDAY 10th MAY 2020


May 19, 2020

The Forces March 2020 will be staged from 20th - 24th May 2020.

135 miles in the footsteps of WW2 heroes from Ilfracombe to Bulford over 5 days.

Entries for our annual adventure challenge are open now at

Entries are open to serving military, Veterans and civilians, runners or walkers!

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