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D-Day 80

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Thursday 6 June 2024 - 00.00


Gostrey Meadow

Help commemorate D-Day 80 on Thursday 6 June.

At 8am, hear the reading of the D-Day Proclamation in Castle Street, read by the Farnham Town Crier.

At 10.45am there will be a schools’ commemoration in Gostrey Meadow, which will include a 2 minute silence.

From 7.30-9.30pm there will be a beacon lighting event:

19:30 Jen Merchant (Vintage/40s vocalist)

20:15 Farnham Brass Band

21:00 BBC Radio broadcast

Guard of honour

Shores of Normandy performed by Kevin Sampson

International Tribute to be read by Brigadier Paul Evans OBE DL

21:15 Beacon Lighting

Farnham Brass Band

21:30 Event finishes

There will also be a charity Tea Tent serving teas, coffees and cakes, as well as Farnham Brewing Company serving locally brewed beer.


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