Photograph of the D-Day 75 Memorial event - Copyright Vernon Nash

About

Portsmouth will mark the 80th anniversary of D-Day with its traditional commemoration at The D-Day Memorial near Southsea Seafront.

'The D-Day Stone' has been the location of many commemoration events taking place on 6 June, with the event to mark the 75th anniversary being particularly memorable as a huge number of people turned out on a warm June day to pay their respects and see the small parade of veterans and members of the Armed Forces who marched to the memorial service.

Details for this year's commemoration service are being finalised so check back to this page for updates; they will be published here as soon as they are confirmed.

Provisional timings:
​​​​​Public arrive from 10.30am
Memorial starts 11am (including a veterans' parade from Canoe Lake)
Memorial ends by 12pm

Photo credit: Vernon Nash.

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Free to attend

Book Tickets Online

TripAdvisor

Map & Directions

D-Day Memorial Service

Type:Special Events

The D-Day Memorial, Eastney Esplanade, Southsea, Hampshire, PO4 9RG

Add D-Day Memorial Service to your Itinerary

Opening Times

D-Day Memorial Service (6 June 2024)

What's Nearby

  1. A popular park dating from 1886 with some of the mature evergreen oaks planted in 1910,…

    0.22 miles away
  2. See the flora and fauna of Portsmouth at Cumberland House - the Natural History Museum.

    0.22 miles away
  3. Southsea Sangha is an open access, peer-led Buddhist meditation group built on a desire…

    0.25 miles away
  1. Marvel at the 1/12th scale Southsea Model Village, which features forty miniature…

    0.26 miles away
  2. Get the full experience of a seaside visit and rent a picturesque Beach Hut in the city…

    0.27 miles away
  3. Very attractive, sheltered gardens close to the seafront with a wide variety of…

    0.36 miles away
  4. Wimbledon Park is a multi-facility centre located in the heart of Southsea.

    0.4 miles away
  5. Southsea Sound is a top-quality rehearsal and recording studio.

    0.46 miles away
  6. Portsmouth's Wedgewood Rooms is the place to see big music and comedy acts in intimate…

    0.48 miles away
  7. One of Portsmouth’s largest health and wellbeing centres, located just off Southsea Beach.

    0.5 miles away
  8. Explore a world of fun at Exploria - the bounce and play park that's full of wonder.

    0.5 miles away
  9. Dark Encounters offers an exciting range of ghostly events in the city of Portsmouth,…

    0.51 miles away
  10. Looking to visit the amazing Kings Theatre in Portsmouth?...If so, click here to get the…

    0.59 miles away
  11. Welcome to the premier Skatepark on the south coast.

    0.62 miles away
  12. Discover more about the planning and implementation of Operation Overlord on D-Day.

    0.67 miles away
  13. Visit Henry VIII's Southsea Castle, right along the water's edge.

    0.67 miles away
Previous Next

Don't Miss