VIDEO: Lights Out to remember WW1

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Lights will go out across our region and the rest of the UK tonight between 10pm and 11pm - to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, writes Graham Walker.

In one of the most dramatic UK-wide events ever organised, it is hoped at least one million candles to be lit.

A veteran holds a candle to promote the national Lights Out campaign
A veteran holds a candle to promote the national Lights Out campaign

People are being encourage to turn off their lights and leave on a single light or candle for a shared moment of reflection and hope.

 

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