From candlelight tours at night, to a Vintage Fair and an extraordinary opportunity to meet Gulf War veteran John Peters; Jersey War Tunnels are planning to deliver the most impressive tribute to Liberation ever seen.
Take a step back in time to the difficult days of the occupation, try out some ‘delicacies’ of the time and get a feel for the day to day challenges faced by those who had to cope with shortages of food and basic essentials.
The world famous Band of HM’s Royal Marines opens the Festival with a military music spectacular featuring big band hits and popular showstoppers. Start the build up to the Liberation Day festivities in style at this special event. The event raises money for the Royal Marines Association.
9th May of this year marks the 70th anniversary of the Liberation of Guernsey after five long years of occupation by German forces during World War 2. Liberation Day continues to be an important and poignant day in the history of the Island.
Musicians from one of the best orchestras in the world perform with Peter Donohoe to commemorate the 70th Liberation anniversary. Poignant personal stories unfold in the readings of diaries and letters written by islanders during that time.