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Over 200 beacons will be lit on Friday 8 May to mark Victory in Europe (VE) Day.
The 70th anniversary of VE Day will see beacons lit throughout the United Kingdom. At the going down of the sun on the 8 May the first beacon will be lit (at a location to be announced) followed by a chain of over 100 beacons across the UK.
Find out more about how your community can get involved with the lighting of the anniversary beacons.
The following areas have been invited to light a beacon:
Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details.