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...

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...

The Somme in Numbers

This week we have been exhibiting the Shrouds of the Somme in a new format. – the Trench – in Exeter. The Human Cost of War One of the driving ideas behind the Shrouds of the Somme is to create a physical representation of the numbers involved in World War 1. When you...

Somme, the First Day

Somme, The First Day by Michael Parris Poor bloody Infantry, is the moniker we got. Sat in trench, for duration, an army left to rot. But this is the big one, all the ducks in a row. Brass hats are right bullish, this one is the show. Our poilu friends the French, are...