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Following the success of D-Day 80, in which over one thousand Beacons and Lamp Lights of Pears were lit on 6 June 2024, commemorating the 80th Anniversary of the D-Day landings in Normandy, France, on 6 June 1944, we are now focusing our efforts on the celebration of the 80th Anniversary of VE Day on 8 May 2025, celebrating the end of the war in Europe and WWII as a whole.

Bruno Peek CVO OBE OPR – Pageantmaster, provides insight into the arrangements for the upcoming VE Day 80th anniversary celebrations, how local councils and others within their community can take part, and encourages everyone to make this shared moment of celebration on 8 May 2025 the biggest and the best to date.

The session will include promotional tips, such as invitations, social media, tv, radio and newsprint.


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Monday 9 December, 11:00am – 12:00pm


Members: £30 + VAT
Non-Members: £35 + VAT

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About the Trainer

Bruno Peek CVO OBE OPR – Pageantmaster, has been responsible for a large number of the biggest celebrations for more than three decades.

Bruno Peek notably served as the Queen’s beacon pageant master during her Golden, Diamond, and Platinum Jubilees. His responsibilities include coordinating international beacon-lighting ceremonies across the Commonwealth in tribute to the Monarch’s reign.

Other famous events he has organised include the annual Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth, 50th and 70th Anniversary VE Day Beacons.

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