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Danny Boyle’s beach takeover to honour World War One soldiers

Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care


English Director Danny Boyle has announced a nationwide beachside event to mark the centenary of the end of World War One.

Members of the public are invited to assemble at dozens of beaches around the UK on Armistice Day, 11 November.

A large-scale portrait of a casualty from the war will be drawn into the sand at low tide at each location and washed away as the tide comes in…

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