85,000 people visit Shrouds of the Somme in London

All 72,396 Shrouds of the Somme were laid out from 5 November by VolkerFitzpatrick and soldiers of 1 Royal Anglian at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London. The installation was open to the public from 8-18 November 2018 over the centenary of the WW1 armistice....

Waitrose & Partners

Waitrose & Partners Stratford City are very kindly supplying our volunteers with food and drink during the build and the public opening of the Shrouds of the Somme event. We are very grateful to them for their...

‘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...

Network Rail

Network Rail Anglia, which runs and operates the railway through Stratford to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, is very proud to support the Shrouds of the Somme exhibition. The railway played a significant role throughout World War One, enabling the rapid movement of...

Shrouds of the Somme exhibition unveiled in Belfast

An evocative art installation remembering the thousands of servicemen from the Ulster and Irish regiments, or from Belfast, who died in the Battle of the Somme and have no known grave was unveiled at Belfast City Hall on 23 Aug 2018. A total of 3,775 shrouded figures...