Somerset residents are invited to join in national commemorations to mark the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) Day.
Friday 8 May will mark 70 years since the Second World War ended and peace was declared. Over 60 million people were killed in the near six-year conflict.
On 8 May, the Union Flag will be flown at County Hall in Taunton.
This document provides some practical guidance to help communities or individuals planning to hold an event, from lighting a bonfire to throwing a street party.
The information is based on the guidance provided by Pageantmaster House to help people prepare for anniversary events.