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D-Day 75 Commemorative Events – 6 June


Southsea Common, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO5 3AE
D-Day 75 Commemorative Events – 6 June


The commemorative events for D-Day 75 start in earnest for the general public on 6 June, with a Remembrance Service held at the D-Day Stone in Southsea (opposite South Parade Pier). The morning event (at 10.45am) invites the people of Portsmouth to pay their respects to those who made the ultimate sacrifice on 6 June 1944.

Throughout the day there will also be live coverage on the big screen at Southsea Common of events in Normandy. These will include an inauguration at the site of the Normandy Memorial Trust’s British Normandy Memorial and The Royal British Legion’s services at Bayeux Cathedral and Bayeux Cemetery.

Visitors can also watch a live stream of all the evening's performances taking place beside the beaches in Arromanches.

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D-Day 75 Commemorative Events – 6 June (6 June 2019)

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2019/06/05 - 2019/06/05

D-Day 75 logo - 5 JuneD-Day 75 Commemorative Events – 5 JunePortsmouth's commemorations for D-Day 75 begin with a special event organised by the Ministry of Defence.
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2019/06/07 - 2019/06/07

D-Day 75 logo - 7 JuneD-Day 75 Commemorative Events – 7 JuneMusical performances, special compositions and family-friendly films will be on offer for the D-Day 75 commemorations on 7 June.
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2019/06/08 - 2019/06/08

D-Day 75 logo - 8 JuneD-Day 75 Commemorative Events – 8 JuneSaturday 8 June brings the Portsmouth Revival, Sunset Concert and a fireworks display to Southsea Common.
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2019/06/09 - 2019/06/09

D-Day 75 logo - 9 JuneD-Day 75 Commemorative Events – 9 JuneThe Portsmouth Revival continues on Southsea Common for the final day of D-Day 75 Commemoration Events.
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