Among those attending VJ Day celebration in London were survivors of Japanese Prisoner of War camps.
Two men who had been child prisoners at the Stanley Internment Camp in Hong Kong met for the first time, in a moment of excitement amid a day that was often somber.
Veterans of World War Two have been taking part in events to mark the 70th anniversary of VJ Day, Japan's surrender and the end of the war.
The royals joined the prime minister at a special commemoration service as events across the country marked 70 years since WW2's end.
People have been encouraged to attend VJ Day events on Saturday amid reported terror threats in London.