#BWPhotoProject VE Day

A couple of weeks ago was the VE Day celebrations and it was a great occasion to remember what the men and women went through during that time. In Lewes they always mark these occasions and you'll often see the War Memorial with flowers around it and it's always well kept. 

I love the way the VE jumps out in black and white whereas in colour it almost seemed to get lost a little. Also the 'Peace' seems to stand out more. 

More than 250 men from Lewes, East Sussex died in the First World War and the artist Vernon March answered the call to create a memorial to them. Unveiled in 1922 by General Sir Henry Crichton Slater, a local landowner who had been the General Officer Commander-in-Chief Southern Command in 1916-19, Lewes War Memorial was dedicated by the Bishop of Lewes.