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Liberation Day events – Guernsey

Saturday 6th May

  • 10.15 The Coronation Parade will assemble at Belvedere, Fort George, after a review by the Deputy Bailiff, the parade will march off down Le Val des Terres and along the South Esplanade to the Model Yacht Pond at Castle Cornet.
  • 10:00 – 11:00 ‘Ring for the King’ church bells rung at Town, Vale, Forest and St Peter’s churches
  • 10:00 – 16:00 Screening of the BBC coverage of the Coronation with family activities at the KGV Playing Fields
  • 12:00 Coronation 21-Gun salute at Castle Cornet

Sunday 7th May

  • 10.00 – 16.00 Eat Drink and Be Local (EDABL) Seafront Sunday will be joining in the ‘Big Lunch’
  • 17:00 – 22:00 Screening of the BBC coverage of the Coronation Concert from Windsor Castle – KGV Playing Fields
  • 18:00 Coronation Church Service at Town Church
  • Sunset Lighting up the Nation, Castle Cornet, Fort Grey, and Beau Sejour will be lit up, in red, white, and blue.

Monday 8th May

  • 09.30 – 13.00 Handing out of individual hampers to local residents who were in Guernsey or evacuated during the war. Beau Sejour Sponsored by Collas Crill

Tuesday 9th May

  • 08:55 Victoria Tower – Sounding of the siren
  • 09:50 Wreath laying at the War Memorial at top of Smith Street
  • 10:00 Military Parade and Inspection – seafront
  • 11:00 – 16:00 Castle Cornet – Music at the Castle
  • 13:00 Cavalcade start point – Rue des Monnais, Torteval.
  • 15:00 – 17:00 Seafront – static display of cavalcade vehicles
  • 17:00 – 21:15 Liberation Concert on Crown Pier. Musicians: D-Day Darlings, Guernsey Jazz Orchestra and Big Band Collective
  • 21:15 Fireworks from Castle Cornet

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Saturday - Tuesday 06 - 09 May 2023
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Various locations, Guernsey


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