Welcome to the St Nicholas VE Day webpage. We have collected some videos and activities to help you to understand what VE Day was all about! Feel free to complete these activities on Friday 8th May to celebrate the 75th anniversary!
On the seventh of May 1945 Nazi German officials agreed to a complete surrender. Special issues of newspapers were printed to announce the surrender and news that the war in Europe was finally over spread very quickly.
Details circulated that the next day, the eighth of May, would be a public holiday known as Victory in Europe Day, or VE day.
On VE Day the Prime Minister Winston Churchill and the royal family appeared on the balcony of Buckingham Palace. They were met by a huge crowd and chants of we 'want the king' for the reigning King George the sixth.