On 4th August 1914 at 11pm Britain declared war on Germany and the British Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey made the famous remark:

“The lamps are going out all over Europe; we shall not see them lit again in our life-time”.

Everyone in the UK is invited to take part in 'Lights Out' by turning off their lights from 10pm to 11pm on Monday 4 August, leaving on a single light or candle for a shared moment of reflection on the 100 year anniversary of the First World War.

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