Events to mark centenary of WW1

Events will be taking place all across the region this weekend to mark 100 years since the start of World War One.

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Royals plant poppies in World War One tribute

The Duchess of Cambridge plants a ceramic poppy at the Tower of London Credit: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Ceramic poppies made in Plymouth and honouring those that died in the Great War have been planted by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the Tower of London.

Each poppy was made by staff at the city's Theatre Royal.

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Service of remembrance takes place in Plymouth

A service of remembrance is taking place this evening in Plymouth Credit: ITV News West Country

A service of remembrance is taking place this evening in Plymouth. The city is honouring the fallen of World War One from the region on the 100th anniversary of Britain's involvement in the conflict.

A candlelight procession will then follow to Plymouth Hoe where a service will be held at The Royal Navy War Memorial (pictured) and all bar one candle will be extinguished to mark 'Lights Out' across he country tonight.

People remember the fallen in Plymouth Credit: ITV News West Country
A candlelight procession will lead people to the Royal Navy War Memorial Credit: ITV News West Country

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