D-Day – 80th Anniversary

D-Day – 80th Anniversary

In commemoration of this historic milestone, Skipton Town Council are proud to be supporting the event to honour the heroes who fought valiantly for freedom.

The day will begin with Town Crier, Kevin Griffiths delivering the D-Day 80 Proclamation outside Skipton Town Hall, at 8am.

Throughout the day, you will be able to get a portion of Fish and Chips, as D-Day 80 and National Fish & Chip Day have partnered for the momentous occasion. The Cenotaph will also be lit up with a silhouette of World War 2 soldier enabling the spirit of camaraderie and determination that defined D-Day.

The highlight of the commemorative events will be the church bells will be Ringing out for Peace at 6.30pm, a remembrance service at 8.45pm, and finally the International Tribute of the D-Day 80 Beacon lighting at 9.15pm. All of which will take place in the grounds of Holy Trinity Church Skipton.

Skipton invites all to join in honouring the legacy of D-Day, reflecting on the sacrifices made, and reaffirming our commitment to peace and unity.

The event is finished.


06 Jun 2024


Holy Trinity Church
High Street, Skipton, BD23 1NJ