Project update – schools, London and Lost Lives in France

The Trench exhibition finished at Aerospace Bristol on Sunday 14th October and last week the Shrouds were carefully packed up, loaded and transported to a storage facility in Stafford by our amazing project partners at DHL, ready for London in just over 2 weeks time....

The Trench Exhibition finishes and Shrouds in the News

The Trench at Aerospace Bristol The Trench exhibition at Aerospace Bristol concluded on Sunday with several thousand visitors over the weekend. This was the last time the Trench will be on display before being taken apart in preparation for our final event in London...

‘Lost Lives’ Shrouds on display at Thiepval Memorial in France

An exhibit of 1,561 Shrouds, each with a cross marking the deaths on every day of the First World War has been laid out at the CWGC Thiepval Memorial in France. ‘Lost Lives’ is a simple but challenging installation, created with SSAFA Devon, which gives a...

The Trench in Filton

Last Saturday the Trench opened at Aerospace Bristol in Filton, South Gloucestershire. The Trench is a vast, freestanding immersive sculpture where people can walk amongst the Shrouds, which are stacked 7 and a half feet high in a 150ft long ‘trench formation.’ In...

Shrouds of the Somme Crowdfunding Campaign

Today we launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign, selling uniquely numbered enamel pin badges to raise the last bit of money that we need to cover the production costs of creating the Shrouds. The Badges • Each enamel Shroud badge is individually numbered in a...

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal to visit Shrouds of the Somme

HER ROYAL HIGHNESS Princess Anne will visit the Shrouds of the Somme memorial at London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in November as the nation marks 100 years since the end of the First World War. During a tour of the display on November 15 the Princess Royal will...