LIGHTS OUT at the BBC Proms - 14-18 NOW
14-18 NOW / LIGHTS OUT at the BBC…

LIGHTS OUT at the BBC Proms

5 August 2014

Last night’s BBC Proms Late Night marked the exact anniversary that Britain entered the First World War a hundred years ago. The Prom featured the world premiere of Sir John Tavener’s Requiem Fragments and a dedicated LIGHTS OUT moment in which Samuel West read from Wilfred Owen’s Anthem for Doomed Youth and Peter Phillips conducts the Tallis Scholars in Tavener’s The Lamb.

Most Read

14-18 NOW TO TAKE POPPIES ART INSTALLATION AROUND THE UK

14-18 NOW TO TAKE POPPIES ART INSTALLATION AROUND THE UK

8 November 2014

Today, Vikki Heywood, 14-18 NOW Chairman said: ‘14-18 NOW is delighted that we can extend the life of this beautiful art work and ensure that key elements are enjoyed throughout the UK.' ‘We can now look forward to an exciting...


Read More
A new film by Peter Jackson

A new film by Peter Jackson

22 January 2018

The First World War proved to be a landmark in cinema history – the first time that the horrors of war could be caught on camera. Peter Jackson, best known for directing The Lord of the Rings trilogy, will be...


Read More
POPPIES: WAVE OPENS AT BARGE PIER, SHOEBURYNESS, SOUTHEND-ON-SEA

POPPIES: WAVE OPENS AT BARGE PIER, SHOEBURYNESS, SOUTHEND-ON-SEA

11 April 2017

Today, artist Paul Cummins unveiled the sculpture Poppies: Wave at Barge Pier. Wave is officially open to public view from tomorrow, Wednesday 12 April. Shoeburyness, near Southend-on-Sea, is the first location to host the sculpture in 2017. Shoeburyness, Southend was...


Read More
Poppies: Weeping Window at Hereford Cathedral

Poppies: Weeping Window at Hereford Cathedral

19 January 2018

The first location on the 2018 Poppies Tour will be Hereford Cathedral, which will host Weeping Window 14 March – 29 April. The sculpture will be free to view. Weeping Window is a cascade comprising several thousand handmade ceramic poppies,...


Read More
Close

Don’t Miss Out

Join the mailing list

Be the first to hear about our programme and event news.

For more information about how we collect, store and use your personal information, please see our Privacy Policy.

Close