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Commemorative shortbread tin and Spitfire ale




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Olivia Ferguson

Deputy food editor


Tasty treats to celebrate VE Day and the long weekend

To mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day on 8 May, M&S has created a commemorative Spitfire tin filled with deliciously buttery Scottish shortbread. During World War Two, M&S colleagues supported the war effort by raising £5,000 towards a Spitfire, aptly named The Marksman, which takes pride of place on our exclusive Spitfire tin. Available in store and online, it’s a thoughtful gift for biscuit lovers and aviation enthusiasts. Since 2009, we’ve donated over £8.5M to The Royal British Legion, and will now be donating 5% of total Spitfire tin sales to continue supporting the Armed Forces community (find out more here). Plus, look out for our VE Day four-pack of Courage Best and Bombardier beers, created specially to mark the occasion, when you're doing your next essential shop.
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“Join us at 11am on Friday as
we TOAST our brave veterans
with tea and biscuits