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Wednesday, 6 March 2013

Richmond and Wimbledon Theatres to fall dark for wildlife charity

On March 23rd, at 8.30pm, hundreds of millions of individuals, landmarks, businesses and schools across the globe will be plunging into darkness to show they want to help create a better future for our planet.

Spanning a record 152 countries in 2012, WWF’s Earth Hour is a simple idea that has become a global phenomenon, with hundreds of millions of people turning off their lights at the same time.

In the UK last year, over 7.6 million people got involved, joining 3,500 schools and more than 1,200 businesses and organisations.

From many of the country’s most iconic landmarks like the London Eye and Edinburgh Castle, to global businesses like HSBC and IKEA, hundreds of buildings switched off.

But it hasn’t stopped there. Support for our brilliant world has extended well beyond the hour, with thousands making an ongoing commitment for a more sustainable future, and the momentum continues to grow.

To celebrate WWF’s Earth Hour 2013, Ambassadors Theatre Group will be:

• Switching off all non-essential external lights at our venues across the UK, internal non-essential lights in our Production & Property offices and in our Ticketing Centre in Vauxhall at 8.30pm on 23 March for the hour
• Encouraging our customers/employees/suppliers/business contacts to sign up by promoting the event through our Company website, employee intranet & internal and external email communication

Everyone can sign up for WWF’s Earth Hour 2013. For more information and to sign up visit www.wwf.org.uk/earthhour
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