General the Lord Richards

“Shrouds of the Somme is a particularly evocative part of this year’s commemorations marking the centenary of the end of the First World War. Giving visual scale to the numbers of lives lost will help us to appreciate the sacrifice made by so very many brave...

Imagination

We are extremely fortunate to have the expertise of Imagination – one of the world’s leading event production companies – to design and advise on the installation of the Shrouds of the Somme at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on a pro bono basis....

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan

“As we reach the centenary of the end of the First World War, it’s vital that we remember the service and sacrifices made by our Armed Forces. The Battle of the Somme is one of the darkest moments in British military history and the ‘Shrouds of the Somme’ will be a...