Commemorations are being held across the region to mark 100 years since the outbreak of WW1.
Sunderland Minster: 10am - Service led by Bishop of Durham.
Thirsk Market Place: 10am - Open air concert and poetry readings.
Beamish museum - 11am - The Last Post will sound followed by a minute's silence.
Metrocentre, Gateshead - 2pm - Service followed unveiling of poppy chandelier.
Richmond - 9:45pm - March from Town Hall to St. Mary's church for a commemorative service.
More than 1200 sunflowers are being put on display in a church garden in Stockton to commemorate the local people who died in World War One.
Kenny Toal joins 250 Leyton Orient fans on a trip to the Somme and visits the graves of three North East footballers who never came home.
The story of three North East footballers who played for Orient - and who died in the First World War - still remembered 100 years on