CQ VE Day Schedule

Join your neighbours for nationwide stay at home party.

11 AM – UK Wide 2 Minute Silence – Air raid warning will sound for 75 seconds before 11 am so residents who wish to can come out on to balconies / to windows to observe the 2 minutes silence together.

3 PM – The Party Starts – an air raid siren will sound – Winston Churchill’s speech will be played on BBC. Then grab your picnic/drinks and go to balcony. A UK Wide Toast to Veterans directly after speech. We will join in to “Bless em All” by Dame Vera Lynn. (“Bless em all” is available on Amazon Music/iTunes – for residents who wish to please play the song)

This will be followed by a Simon playing “In the Mood” – please feel free to join in. Simon and Ed will then play a further song.

Residents are then encouraged to play their own music and enjoy a party. We ask residents who can, join in by playing the following songs from the war era at the following times:

4:15 PM – Land of Hope and Glory – Dame Vera Lynn
4:45 PM – White Cliffs of Dover – Dame Vera Lynn
5:30 PM – There’ll Always be an England – Dame Vera Lynn
6:15 PM – Flower of Scotland – Red Hot Chilli Pipers
6:45 PM – Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy – Bette Midler

9 PM – HM The Queens Speech – Followed by UK Wide Sing along of “ We’ll Meet Again” .

9:30 PM – End of Programme