Scarborough, location unknown
Scarborough, location unknown

IN PICTURES: Scarborough's VE Day street parties in 1945

One of the characteristics of the VE Day celebrations across the UK in 1945 were the street parties, that were organised very quickly.

By Steve Bambridge
Thursday, 7th May 2020, 2:49 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th May 2020, 2:50 pm

Scarborough had its fair share ... several informal street victory parties were held on VE Day and VE Day Plus One. Northstead, Eastfield, Barrowcliff, Edgehill, the Avenues, Newby, the Old Town ... numerous parties were held around the town. In spite of wartime rationing, people raided their store cupboards and some shops rewarded loyal customers by chipping in with free supplies. Here are some of the parties ...

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