Some of those who attended the Light up a Life service at Lichfield Cathedral

More than 1,000 people have joined a service to remember loved ones at Lichfield Cathedral.

It was part of the St Giles Hospice Light up a Life initiative and saw lights on a tree switched on. A book of memories was also on display.

Some of those who attended the Light up a Life service at Lichfield Cathedral

Linda Bridges, from St Giles Hospice, said: “We would like to thank everyone who has taken part in, and supported, Light up a Life this year.

“The Lichfield Cathedral service is always incredibly moving, and this year was no different. With more than 1,000 people crowded in the darkness, watching the lights which represent the people that they have loved and lost – it is a beautiful sight.”

The Landau Forte Academy brass band played Christmas carols during the service, followed by singing from the Sutton Coldfield Chamber Choir.

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