‘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...

Lost Lives exhibition

Conceived and created by artist Rob Heard in collaboration with SSAFA Devon, ‘Lost Lives’ is a unique exhibition to commemorate the Fallen on each day of the First World War and to show the true cost of the conflict.  Rob is well known for his 19240 and Trench...

Lost but not Forgotten – The Shrouds in The Sun, 8 June 2018

A couple of weeks ago the Shrouds of the Somme were featured in an incredibly sensitive and well-written article for the Sun newspaper. The journalist Mike Ridley and legendary photographer Arthur Edwards were both clearly moved as they talked to Rob about the project...