Thurs 15th Nov -￼ World War I 1914-1918 The Shrouds of the Somme
This breath-taking work of art comes to the Olympic Park in November 2018 for ten days only. The shrouded figures, covering an area over 4000 square metres, represent 72,396 British servicemen killed at the Somme, who
have no known grave and the bodies of many of them were never recovered from the battlefield. The display will be truly extraordinary in its impact and
recognition of those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
We have the opportunity to experience this astonishing art installation from the top of the ArcelorMittal Orbit on the 15th of November 2018. We will meet at Waterloo Station at 11.00 a.m.; take the Jubilee Line to Stratford and then walk about 15 minutes to the Olympic Park. On arrival we will have time to buy some refreshments/lunch before going up the Orbit at 1.45 p.m. to view this art installation from above and explore the Olympic Park. At 3.30 p.m. we will gather again to make our way to the restaurant where we will take Afternoon Tea at 3.45p.m. before heading back home.
Cost: £19.90 (includes entrance fee, afternoon tea and tip)
Meeting time/point: 11.00 a.m. – Waterloo Station, outside platform one
Joining: If you would like to join this outing, please complete the enclosed application form and send it together with your cheque for £19.90 pp payable to ‘Kingston U3A (GAS)’ to
Gisela Zürcher-Feiss, 37 The Byeways, Surbiton KT5 8HT Phone: 8399 4990
If you do not give an e-mail address please include a stamped, self- addressed envelope.