In Photos: Thousands Of Flames Illuminate The Tower Of London

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In Photos: Thousands Of Flames Illuminate The Tower Of London
Photo: Historic Royal Palaces

Every evening until Sunday, thousands of flames will be lit in the moat of the Tower of London, to commemorate 100 years since the end of the first world war.

Beyond The Deepening Shadow: The Tower Remembers is a four-hour long piece of performance art, which takes place between 5pm and 9pm. The light begins with a single flame lit by the Tower's Yeoman Warders, spreading to the rest of the installation to create a circle of light.

Tickets to watch The Tower Remembers within the Moat have now sold out, but it's free and unticketed to view it from the public pathways surrounding the moat. Here are some photos from the first night:

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4 years ago we had The Poppies at The Tower of London to commemorate 100 years since the beginning of WW1 - flash forwards 4 years and the 100 year anniversary of the end of that terrible bloody war is finally here, commemorted with candles lit at The Tower. Poignant and moving...Lest we forget. #night #nikon #photography #architecture #london #toweroflondon #colour #history #armistice100 #war #worldwar1 #candles @london @london_only @london_little_magic @visitlondon @toplondonphoto @londonneversleeps @londonist_com @nikoneurope @london_metropolis @london4all @londoncityworld @londonsbest @ua_london_city @your_london_adventure @london._life @evening.standard @thetoweroflondon @amazingplanetworld @nikoneurope @cityoflondon

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Photo: Historic Royal Palaces

Find out more about Deepening Shadow: The Tower Remembers on the Tower of London website.

Last Updated 05 November 2018