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Jersey announces Liberation 77 arrangements

The 77 Liberation Anniversary Jersey Guineas

Date: Sunday 8 May 2020

Location: Les Landes Race Course, St. Ouen

Liberation 77 Ceremony

Time: 10.30am to 12.30pm Location: Liberation Square, Weighbridge Place and Royal Square, St. Helier

More information You will be able to watch the official ceremony in Liberation Square, there will also be big screens and overflow areas in Weighbridge Place and the Royal Square, St. Helier

Liberation Day Party

Date: Monday 9 May

Time: 12.30pm to 5.30pm

Location: Weighbridge Place

More information There will be food stalls and a full programme of on-stage entertainment for people to come down and enjoy the atmosphere in Weighbridge Place.

Liberation 77 Parish Events

Date: 9 May 2020

Locations: TBC

More information Each Parish will host their own events, please contact your Parish Hall for details.

Slave Workers' Memorial

Time: 3pm to 4pm Location: Crematorium, Westmount

The annual 'wreath laying' ceremony takes place at the Crematorium, Westmount, in the presence of His Excellency the Lieutenant-Governor, the Bailiff and Chief Minister. It remembers the 101 foreign forced workers of different nationalities, whose average age was 31, who perished in Jersey during the Occupation. It is also a time for us to remember those service men and women who paid the ultimate sacrifice to free the oppressed.

The event will also be attended by overseas officials and families of those affected. Members of the public are warmly welcome to attend

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