NHS Clap For Our Carers: How to support our heroes at 8pm TONIGHT
23 March 2020, 15:05 | Updated: 26 March 2020, 13:19
Tonight is your chance to join neighbours, celebs and Heart pay tribute to the brave individuals on the frontline of the war against Coronavirus.
A round of applause will take place tonight at 8pm to support doctors, nurses, carers, and other NHS staff in their hard work during the coronavirus pandemic.
Share your videos of you and your family cheering them on and tag @thisisheart on Twitter and Instagram - we want to see the whole country get behind them!
Members of the public who can are being encouraged to clap from their homes, balconies, gardens, or wherever is convenient - while of course ensuring they are a safe distance from others.
When does Clap For Our Carers take place?
Clap For Our Carers will take place tonight, Thursday (26 March,) at 8PM in the UK.
The official invite reads: "During these unprecedented times they need to know that we are grateful.
"Please join us on 26th March at 8pm for a big applause (from front doors, garden, balcony, windows, living rooms, etc) to show all nurses; doctors; gps and carers our appreciation for their ongoing hard world and fight against this virus.
"Please share this message, so we can make sure the word spreads and reaches all to join".
What celebrities have supported Clap For Our Carers?
Victoria Beckham posted the invitation to her Instagram page alongside the caption: "Words can’t describe how thankful we all are for all the bravery and hard work of the healthcare workers during this uncertain time."Let’s all join together next week on March 26 to show our gratitude and solidarity with those on the frontline. #ClapForOurCarers xxxx VB".
Her husband David Beckham also posted the invite, and the likes of Piers Morgan, Tamara Ecclestone, and Stacey Dooley have also lent their support.