Imperial War Museum Battersea VE Day

VE Day Celebrations in SW London and Surrey

VE Day Celebrations in SW London and Surrey

Marking 75th anniversary of VE Day, there are some amazing photos of wartime SW London and some activities to do at home


Watch and listen to VE day celebrations

Enjoy some a brilliant short film including incredible footage and childhood memories of 8 May 1945. Listen to accounts from residents in London Boroughs including: Kingston, Merton and Croydon.

VE Day Film


Kingston Heritage Museum from Home

Kingston Heritage have compiled a Flipbook of photos and records of Kingston’s war effort.

Kingston VE Day 75th


Merton VE day archives

Take a fascinating browse through Merton’s photo archives to see everything from air raid shelters in the tube, bombed houses, to Wimbledon Red Cross.

Merton VE Day photo archives


Imperial War Museum photo collection

Top ten photo collection from the Imperial War Museum’s photo archives, including the photo below of two little girls in Battersea flying their flags

Imperial War Museum Battersea VE Day


Dance for Victory

Kingston is encouraging us to get dancing with a series of videos to learn the dance. They will be holding an online flash mob dance at 4pm 8th May, but if you’ve missed it you can still learn the dances.