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Anniversary of D-Day Landings to be commemorated with event in popular park

PUBLISHED: 10:02 06 June 2019

Crowds of people descended on Sparrows Nest park in Lowestoft for an event last year - and it is hoped people will turn out to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings at a special event organised by Lowestoft Town Council. Picture: Mick Howes

Crowds of people descended on Sparrows Nest park in Lowestoft for an event last year - and it is hoped people will turn out to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings at a special event organised by Lowestoft Town Council. Picture: Mick Howes

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The 75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings will be commemorated in Lowestoft with a special event.

Lowestoft Town Council has organised a People's Picnic in the Park - as Sparrow's Nest in the town hosts an event that marks 75 years since the beginning of the end of the Second World War.

Between 6pm and 8pm on Thursday, June 6 people are being encouraged to bring a picnic and enjoy some live music from the era courtesy of the Super Swing Big Band.

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Cafés in the park will be open, and military vehicles will be on display.

A post on the Lowestoft Town Council Facebook page states: "Thursday, June 6 2019 will mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day Landings.

"Lowestoft Town Council is organising a People's Picnic in the Park in Sparrows Nest in commemoration of this.

"Bring a picnic and enjoy a set of live music from the era from the Super Swing Big Band."

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