Regretfully the Rotary Club of Leighton Linslade in consultation with the Leighton Linslade Town Council and other partners has decided in the light of recent government guidance on COVID 19 to cancel the 75th Anniversary VE Day Celebrations scheduled for Saturday 9th May 2020.

We are determined that in 2021 we will bring back our traditional May Day Fayre on Monday May 3rd and we hope to carry forward many of the things planned for this year including the planned Ration Card Scheme for those over 75 years old and if possible much of the 1940’s themed entertainment.

Richard Johnson OBE of the Rotary Club said

“ We are all saddened to have to cancel this special celebration but we are living in challenging times, rest assured Rotary will do its utmost to ensure the 2021 May Fayre is something our whole community can enjoy, embrace and celebrate ”

Plus WIN with the Golden Ticket (or should we say Ration Card)

Are you 75 years old or older on the 9th May 2020 ? Or do you know someone who is?


If you are why not register to receive a 75th Anniversary VE Day Ration Card, which you can use to redeem refreshments at the VE Day Fayre on Saturday 9th May 2020. See below for how to register


The Rotary Club of Leighton Linslade in partnership with Leighton-Linslade Town Council  are putting together a celebration of that day with entertainment and fun for everyone just like 75 years ago, and want to recognise everyone who lived through those momentous times.
So sign up and get your a Ration Card and watch out for all sorts of announcements as the big day approaches.”

Plus there is a chance to win an amazing “Ration Box” prize from Strattons’s Food Hall with the Golden Ration Card which will be selected at random from the registered cards.

Win a Ration Box from Stratton’s Food Hall

To enter simply send your Name, Address and Date of Birth on a slip of paper to VE Day, 16 Slicketts Lane, Edlesborough, LU6 2JD. Your information will only be used to provide ration cards and to enter the prize draw. alternatively you can send your details to buzz@beelocalmagazine.co.uk with the Subject: VE Day.