Beverley Minster tonight be turned purple to help raise awareness charities that support pancreatic cancer.
This will be the third year that Beverley’s most iconic landmark has been turned purple something that will be replicated throughout the UK as part of the light up UK landmarks for pancreatic cancer scheme.
Over the past few years landmarks including the Blackpool Tower and Edinburgh Castle also been turned purple to raise awareness of the charity.
This November organisers of the national event, hoping to make an even bigger impact as they aim to turn more iconic buildings and structures and down the country purple.
Since the scheme started it is increasing popularity with events in the main organised by individuals that been affected by disease.
By illuminating Beverley Minster purple provides a focal point for people in the community giving many people way to remember loved ones with sadly died of the disease well are celebrating the lives of those that have survived.
Today 1 November marks the launch of pancreatic cancer awareness month with 17 November being world pancreatic cancer day.
Tonight’s event take place Beverley Minster will get underway at dusk with organisers saying the Minster will be purple soon as the light fades.
People are invited along to Beverley Minster to support the event where organisers will be raising funds for charity through selection stalls.
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