In recognition of VE Day, Ilkeston and District Local History Society put on a display at Erewash Museum. Pictured are chairman Stephen Flinders, Ann Featherstone and Danny Corns from the society celebrating VE Day with an exhibition at the museum on Saturday. The display featured books and artefacts about Ilkeston and the surrounding area, and the part in played in the Second World War.
Victory in Europe Day was the public holiday celebrated on May 8 1945 to mark the end of World War II in Europe when Germany surrendered. More than one million people celebrated in the streets to mark the end of the European part of the war.