Singers perform Vera Lynn song to veterans commemorating VE day in lockdown

Singers perform Vera Lynn song to veterans for VE day during Covid-19 lockdown.

A group of singers have treated veterans at the Lord Leycester Hospital in Warwick to a war-time singalong in commemoration of VE Day.

Many VE Day events have been cancelled or postponed due to coronavirus, but singers from the ‘Kissing It Better’ charity have been visiting hospitals and care homes to perform to residents during lockdown.

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