Beyond The Deepening Shadow: The Tower Remembers

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Sunday, November 4, 2018 to Sunday, November 11, 2018
Thousands of flames in the dry moat of the Tower of London as part of an installation called Beyond the Deepening Shadow: The Tower Remembers, to mark the centenary of the end of First World War
Leading up to and including Armistice Day, a procession led by Yeoman Warders of the Tower of London emerges from the fortress at 5pm every evening and lights thousands of individual flames to remember the fallen. This epic visual spectacle, designed by Tom Piper, is accompanied by a specially-commissioned sound installation of words and choral music created by artist Mira Calix. Take the Circle line from Liverpool Street station to Tower Hill.




From Nov 4, Mon-Sun 5pm-9pm, ends Nov 11

Tower Of London

Address: Tower Hill
Postal code: EC3N 4AB
Phone number: 0844 482 7777

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A general view of the Tower of London, London
Two beefeaters at the Tower of London
Assistant Curator at the Tower of London, Anna Keay, from the West Highlands of Scotland, holds the 15th century crown of Margaret of York, inside the Tower of London