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...

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...