VE Day 75 in pictures: Britons bring out the bunting

Events marking the 75th anniversary of VE Day may have been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak – but people are still marking the occasion with colourful decorations.

VE Day 75th Anniversary
VE Day 75th Anniversary
VE Day
VE Day
VE Day 75th Anniversary
VE Day 75th Anniversary
VE Day 75th Anniversary
VE Day 75th Anniversary
VE Day 75th Anniversary
VE Day 75th Anniversary
VE Day 75th Anniversary
VE Day 75th Anniversary
VE Day 75th Anniversary
VE Day 75th Anniversary
VE Day 75th Anniversary
VE Day 75th Anniversary
Wendy Doig and Roy Barker from St James Church in Woolton Village dress Jimmy the War Horse ahead of VE Day celebrations
Wendy Doig and Roy Barker from St James Church in Woolton Village dress Jimmy the War Horse ahead of VE Day celebrations
Wilson ready to mark the occasion
Wilson ready to mark the occasion
Children from Breadsall Primary School in Derby held a VE Day lunch party on Thursday
Children from Breadsall Primary School in Derby held a VE Day lunch party on Thursday
VE Day 75th Anniversary
VE Day 75th Anniversary
A giant Union flag was drawn in the sand on the beach beneath Bamburgh Castle in Northumberland by maintenance manager Andrew Heeley, 56
A giant Union flag was drawn in the sand on the beach beneath Bamburgh Castle in Northumberland by maintenance manager Andrew Heeley, 56
Alex Glover, 10, dressed as a Second World War evacuee outside his home in Sittingbourne, Kent, where he has created a VE Day theme which includes a tribute to 100-year-old Captain Tom Moore
Alex Glover, 10, dressed as a Second World War evacuee outside his home in Sittingbourne, Kent, where he has created a VE Day theme which includes a tribute to 100-year-old Captain Tom Moore
Piper on cliffs of Dover
Piper on cliffs of Dover