Support the Shrouds

Make a donation or buy a Shroud

You can buy a badge or pre-order a Shroud in our online shop or donate to the project here. All profits go to SSAFA the Armed Forces Charity and the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Shrouds in London

See the Shrouds of the Somme

This November all 72,396 Shrouds will be laid out together in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London for the first and only time. This event is FREE and open to the public from 8th – 18th November

The Shrouds Story

We will remember them

72,396 shrouded figures all made by one man. Each represents a British Commonwealth serviceman killed at the Somme who has no known grave, many of whose bodies were never recovered from the battlefields.

Shrouds of the Somme in the News

Shrouds of the Somme on BBC Breakfast

Shrouds of the Somme on the One Show

Shrouds of the Somme – The First Week

It has been a week since we opened here in London’s Queen Elizabeth Park and so much has happened. The set up went extremely well and we finished...

Rob wraps the final shroud

At around 9pm last night Rob wrapped the final shrouded figure - number 72,396 - after 4 years of working up to ten hours a day to create his...

West Ham United

We are very grateful to West Ham United for their support for Shrouds of the Somme. They have printed over 25,000 flyers and posters for the event...

Shrouds News – Promo video, West Ham, Dan Snow and the last shroud

We’re getting very close to opening... Last week we released a one minute promo video for our installation in London. The film features some...

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...
Stories from the Thiepval Memorial

Working together with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, we are gathering your stories and images of the 72,396 servicemen represented by the shrouds, whose names are engraved on the CWGC Thiepval Memorial.