“The lamps are going out all over Europe, we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime”, the words attributed to British Foreign Secretary, Sir Edward Grey as he looked out over Whitehall on the eve of World War 1.
To remember and reflect on this event, and the sacrifice made by so many of our own family members and their peers, Guiseley will be hosting a series of events this coming Monday, 4th August 2014.
10.30am: A wreath laying service at the Cross, Towngate, followed by the laying of flowers on the war graves in the churchyard
6pm : Children will create a ‘peace and hope’ mosaic, Springfield Park
7pm : Walk of Remembrance, meet Cross Towngate to parade to Springfield
7.30pm : Reflective, Music, Poetry, & Stories, – Springfield Park
10-11pm: National Candle Vigil – turn off all your house…
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