Here's how you can mark VE Day 75th anniversary with a stay at home street party

Britain is set to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day next month – with stay at home street parties.
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Huge nationwide plans had been drawn up to mark the anniversary of Victory in Europe day at the end of World War Two – but they have had to be scrapped because of the coronavirus lockdown.

Now people across the country are being urged to host a ‘stay at home street party’ on May 8 – and to celebrate the date with a socially distanced party!

Organisers want people to decorate their home in red, white and blue – and enjoy a picnic in their front garden.

Here's how you can celebrate VE Day at home.Here's how you can celebrate VE Day at home.
Here's how you can celebrate VE Day at home.

The idea is that neighbours in streets across Britain will come out to drape their homes in flags and bunting – and then enjoy the festivities, while observing Government gudielines on social distancing and staying at 2m apart from others and not gathering in groups.