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D-Day 80 Celebrations in Fowey.

On this page you will find details of the celebrations planned to take place in Fowey

on the 6th June 24 and the following weekend.

A detailed programme of events will be posted here as they become confirmed.

Check back regularly for updates. 

The D-Day80 celebrations are all centred around the lighting of a beacon on Town Quay at 9:15pm on the 6th June 2024 Click the logo to the left to view further  information on the D-DAY 80 beacons website.

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D-DAY 80

6th June 1944

Fowey Remembers.

Program of D-DAY 80 events across Fowey.

Thursday 6th June: 

0900 - Town Quay. Town Crier Official Proclamation

1830 - Church bells ring

1900 - Town Quay. Celebratory service.

2000 - Town Quay. Lankelly Shout. 

2110 - Town Quay. Dedication by the Rev Carol Edleston. 

1600 - SAIL By Town Quay: Co-ordinated by Gallants, Harbour Commission and the Royal Fowey Yacht Club.

2115 - Town Quay. Lighting of the Beacon. To be lit by Mr Graham Champion and Mr John Adams.

                         

On completion Retire to the Royal British Legion. 

Friday 7th June: 

Events To Be Confirmed.

Saturday 8th June: 

1400 - 1600 - Squires Field Community Centre . D DAY 80 afternoon Tea. Cafe all welcome.

1630 - Town Quay. A brief service of blessing for the ship and for those sailing on the Morgenster.

1830 - Squires Field Community Centre . Fowey Film Club will be showing Saving Private Ryan.

Click here for further details.

Sunday 9th June: 

1100 - Church Grounds. A service to celebrate unseen service during the D-Day Landings. This includes the dogs that were parachuted onto the beaches to seek out land mines.

Please join us in the church grounds with your friendly, sociable dog. We would love you to bring photos of loved ones who took part in the arrangements for the D Day landings, or were affected in other ways by the invasion.

More events will be added soon please keep checking back.

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