THE centenary of the start of the First World War will be commemorated in Evesham with a number of events next weekend.

On Sunday, August 3, there will be a vigil service at All Saints Church from 7.30pm.

The following day at 9.30pm in Abbey Park at the bandstand there will be candlelit vigil held.

People are welcome to attend both events to commemorate the war and those that lost their lives in it.

Candles will provided those that attend.