D-Day Anniversary

D-Day Anniversary


06 Jun    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Wokingham Market
Market Place, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG401AS

Event Type

Market Place between 9am and 5pm.

There will be:

  • Military vehicles on display
  • A talk at 2 noon from Kevin Lenton regarding his father’s experience on the day
  • Poppy Appeal stand, with a limited edition 80th Anniversary D Day pin badges on sale.
  • Elusive Brewery selling their limited-edition Beacons Pale Ale in recognition of the beacons that are to be lit on the 5 French beaches on the 6th 50p from each sale will go to The Royal British Legion
  • At 10.45am a wreath will be laid by Military Veteran John Patey and Wokingham Town Mayor Rob Comber at the Wokingham War Memorial inside the Town Hall
  • Barkham Hookers with crochet poppies
  • Raffle with prizes from Nuffield Health

The Wokingham branch of The Royal British Legion will be collecting and selling limited edition pin badges between 9am to 5pm at 6 sites across the town to represent the 5 French beaches and the famous bridge involved in the D-Day landings:

  • Sainsburys, Winnersh – Utah
  • Tesco, Wokingham – Juno
  • Morrisons, Woosehill – Sword
  • Waitrose, Wokingham – Omaha
  • Wokingham Market Place – Gold
  • Nationwide Building Society, Broad St, Wokingham – Pegasus