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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...

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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...

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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...

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Schools’ Programme Launched

SCHOOLS across the UK have been invited to join the Shrouds of the Somme Project as the nation marks the 100thanniversary of the end of the First World War. The Shrouds project will form one of the major centrepieces of commemorations and teachers are being urged to...

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