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WW1 ‘Lights Out’ Tribute

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Inspirational Breakfast with Esther Higham

Millions of people, churches and organisations around the UK are taking part in Lights Out, by turning off their lights from 10pm to 11pm in tribute to the start of WW1 100 years ago today.

It’s to inspire the general public to stop and to reflect upon the outbreak of World War I – which happened this day 100 years ago when Britain declared war on Germany – ushering in one of the darkest periods in our history.

Iconic landmarks such as Westminster Cathedral, Houses of Parliament and Blackpool Tower will all turn off their lights.

Leeds Minster is also taking part. Canon Tony Bundock, Rector at Leeds Minister Cathedral, spoke to John about the event.

Written by: Miriam Emenike

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