This year the Island will celebrate 70 years of freedom since its liberation from occupying forces on Saturday 9 May 1945. A special event to commemorate the 70th Anniversary, held in the presence of Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex, will take place in People's Park on the afternoon of Liberation Day. This will include a formal ceremony followed by an afternoon tea party and Royal walkabout. There will also be specially arranged entertainment to celebrate the 70th Anniversary.
Islanders who fall into one of the categories below, and their partner/carer, may apply to the Parish for tickets to attend this special event. These tickets will be for seats located inside marquees and include traditional afternoon tea –
(a) those who were present in Jersey during the occupation;
(b) those who were evacuated or interned from Jersey during the occupation and who subsequently returned; and,
(c) those who were serving in the Armed Forces during this period.
Access to this event will be strictly ticketed and limited in number. Ticket holders will be required to arrive between 1.00-2.00pm. The event will conclude approximately 5.00pm. In the event of over subscription, it will be for the individual Parishes to determine those attending. In order to facilitate arrangements and determine numbers, persons falling into any of the above groups should complete the registration reply slip below and return it to their Parish Hall by no later than Friday 10th April 2015. Tickets and final timings for this event will be issued after this deadline.
Application form for tickets For Liberation 70.pdf