Memories of VE Day past and present across Welwyn Hatfield

Memories of VE Day past and present across Welwyn Hatfield.

Local memories of VE to help commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE Day (Victory in Europe).

 

My Grandad courtesy of Helen Gunter 

My Grandad 'off to war' courtesy of Helen Gunter.


Dellfield School VE Day Party taken from www.ourwelwyngardencity.org.uk/

 VE Day party at Dellfield School in Hatfield courtesy of

www.ourwelwyngardencity.org.uk/


'My grandad, whom is born and bred in St Albans remembers it well! He also remembers hiding in the larder because it was too late to run to Clarence Park.' Local Reisdent


VE Day Welwyn Garden City taken from www.ourwelwyngardencity.org.uk/ VE Day Welwyn Garden city courtesy of  www.ourwelwyngardencity.org.uk/


Welwyn Garden City Street parties courtesy of Mill Green Museum

VE Day Street parties courtesy of Mill Green Museum

VE Day Street parties courtesy of Mill Green Museum


VE cakes VE Day cakes

Welwyn Hatfield residents made the most of the sunshine, and celebrated VE Day in their own unique, social distancing style. Homes were decorated with union jack bunting and flags, there were picnics on door steps, balconies and drives as neighbours chatted to neighbours https://bit.ly/3bjiynH