Shoreham celebrates Victory in Europe Day

This photo shows children, and a few mums, at a VE Day party in Adelaide Square, Shoreham, in 1945.

VE Day party in Adelaide Square, Shoreham, in 1945
VE Day party in Adelaide Square, Shoreham, in 1945

The photo was sent in by Sheila Talbot, née Baker, who had just turned ten at the time of the party.

Sheila’s mother, Edith, is pictured on the far right of the photo, and the woman sat next to her is Mrs Robinson.

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She said every boy and girl in the road was at the party, including her brother Leonard and her sisters, Mavis and Eileen.

“Everybody in the road was friendly and very happy to help each other out,” she said.

Do you recognise any familiar faces in the photo?

Or would you like to share your own photos and memories from your VE Day celebrations?

• Send your memories and photos to James Connaughton, via email to [email protected], send them by post or pop into Cannon House, Chatsworth Road, Worthing, BN11 1NA. Telephone 01903 282351.

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