VE Day 75 in pictures: Britons bring out the bunting

  • Video report by ITV News Correspondent Dan Rivers

Events marking the 75th anniversary of VE Day may have been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak - but Britons across the country are still marking the occasion with colourful decorations.

Here's a selection of photographs from some of the events taking place.

The residents of Cambrian Road in Chester dress up in 1945 clothing and have a social distancing tea party. Credit: PA
Tables were set ready for morning tea celebrations. Credit: PA
A restored Second World War amphibious DUKW vehicle drives through Helpston near Peterborough. Credit: PA
The Royal Air Force Red Arrows pass over the London Eye on the banks of the River Thames. Credit: Marc Ward/PA
Piper Louise Marshall plays at dawn along Edinburgh’s Portobello Beach as dawn breaks on VE Day. Credit: Jane Barlow/PA
Sheila Daphne, 68, waves to a friend as she joins in her street’s celebrations in Duncan Avenue, Redcar. Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA
A display by the Ministry of Defence and the British Legion on the Lights in Piccadilly Circus in central London to thank Second World War veterans. Credit: Yui Mok/PA
Residents in Thorner, West Yorkshire pay tribute to the fallen. Credit: Danny Lawson/PA
Wendy Doig and Roy Barker from St James Church in Woolton Village dress Jimmy the War Horse. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA
Dog Wilson ready to mark the occasion. Credit: Joe Giddens/PA
Children from Breadsall Primary School in Derby held a VE Day lunch party on Thursday. Credit: Danny Lawson/PA
Thumbs up for events marking the day. Credit: PA
A giant Union flag was drawn in the sand on the beach beneath Bamburgh Castle in Northumberland by maintenance manager Andrew Heeley, 56. Credit: Owen Humphreys/PA
Alex Glover, 10, dressed as a Second World War evacuee outside his home in Sittingbourne, Kent, where he has created a VE Day theme which includes a tribute to 100-year-old Captain Tom Moore. Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA
Pipe major Andy Reid of The Scots Guards plays his pipes on the cliffs of Dover as two Spitfires from the Battle of Britain memorial flight fly overhead on Thursday. Credit: PA