Brixham Future CIC has confirmed final arrangements for the 80th Anniversary of D-Day. There will be 6 days of celebrations to mark this historic occasion with numerous displays, activities, exhibitions, films, music, dancing and entertainment. These include the Parade on the Thursday 6th June  in the town from the `Man and Boy` statue at 1030am on the Southern Quay to the Breakwater Beach for the 11am Commemoration Service, the  community sing-a-long  at 12 noon followed by a special tribute from Scottish Pipers. Brixham Town Band and the Brixham Orpheus Male Voice Choir will also support this historic event. The church bells in Brixham will ring out in tribute at 6.30pm as they will across the country to mark the event.

John Brennan, Chair of Brixham Future CIC said:

“We can also announce that the Brixham Museum will hold a special exhibition every day during festivities. There will be  a display of WW2 Models in the Conservative Club Sat and Sunday. The Brixham Battery will be also holding a special one-day event on Sunday 9th June between 11am and 4pm at Fishcombe Hill, Brixham, TQ5 8RU.

“We have already booked several musical events including 230pm -330pm Concerts on the Friday 7th and Sat 8th June in the Methodist and Baptist Churches which we are looking forward to.

We also have a major musical event on Sunday 9th June in the Prince William Square, on Southern Quay from 12 pm including Torbay Brass Band at 2pm.

We are committed to delivering small scale, quick win, low-cost event that enhance the town, highlighting our cultural heritage for both residents and visitors to enjoy. The basic idea is that by enhancing Brixham`s Culture offer from its rich history; we boost our community.

“Our thanks must be extended to everyone involved. Most of our local voluntary sector groups who are contributing their time and effort voluntarily to mark this special occasion.

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