Merchant Navy Day at Tower Hill, London

3rd September each year is Merchant Navy Day chosen because the first major Allied casualty of World War Two was the Athenia, sunk with the loss of 117 passengers and crew within hours of hostilities being declared on 3rd September 1939.

2022 Royal Hospital, Chelsea

The Royal Hospital in Chelsea is possibly the world’s most famous retirement home, where the Chelsea Pensioners live turning out for formal events in their well known scarlet (don’t call it red) jackets and...

2020 Red Arrows London

French President Macron visited London on the 18th June 2020 to mark the 80th anniversary of General Charles de Gaulle’s radio broadcast to the people of occupied France during World War Two. To mark...