NEWQUAY is set to mark the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

Newquay Royal British Legion Branch in partnership with the Newquay Town Council are staging D-Day commemorations on Thursday, June 6.

Newquay Town Council will be making a D-Day proclamation at 8am to highlight the 80th anniversary of the largest seaborne invasion in history, and the beginning of the liberation of Western Europe.

A flag raising ceremony will be held at the town council’s offices in Marcus Hill at 9am.

St Mawgan Military Wives Choir will be performing at the Huer’s Hut at 8.30am.

The Huer’s Hut will also host the international tribute at 9.10am, a beacon lighting at 9.15am and the national anthem and the last post at 9.20am.