Monday 4th August 2014 – Lights Out Across the UK.
100 Years remembrance of World War 1.
The Royal British Legion is asking people across the UK to switch off their lights between 22:00 BST and 23:00 BST on Monday and to light candles in a mass act of remembrance.
Blackpool Tower, Westminster Abbey, the Eden Project in Cornwall and the headquarters of the Football Association are among the buildings and organisations taking part to mark the anniversary of Britain joining World War One.
Every household in Britain will be asked to turn out the lights between 10pm and 11pm today to mark the centenary of the First World War.
The nationwide event is designed to echo the words attributed to Sir Edward Grey, Foreign Secretary, on the eve of the conflict: “The lamps are going out all over Europe; we shall not see them lit…
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