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EMBARGOED 7PM: At Waterloo station this morning, volunteers dressed a soldiers, take part in a memorial to mark 100 years since the start of the Battle of the Somme. Across the UK, thousands of volunteers took part in a UK-wide event, 1 July 2016, as a modern memorial to mark the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. Commissioned by 14-18 NOW, the UK’s arts programme for the First World War centenary, the work was conceived and created by Turner Prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller in collaboration with Rufus Norris, Director of the National Theatre. ‘we’re here because we’re here’ saw some 1400 voluntary participants dressed in First World War uniform appear unexpectedly in locations across the UK.
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Volunteers put the Somme in our midst

Living reminder of soldiers who went over the top 100 years ago

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