Purple Lights UK

Largely organised by individuals affected by the disease, the act of lighting up a focal point in a village, town or city symbolises for many a way to remember loved ones who have sadly died of the disease, as well as celebrate the lives of those that have survived.

Less than 7% of people with pancreatic cancer will survive beyond 5 years in the UK. During November, for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, landmarks around the UK light up purple so to put a spotlight on a disease that deserves more recognition. You can see photos of previous light up by clicking here.

This is an activity supported by the following UK based charities:

Visit the Purple Lights UK website to find out how to light up landmarks purple for pancreatic cancer, how to promote your light up and look at the interactive map to see which landmarks are already lighting up this year.