Exhibition – ‘Horrible Histories: Terrible Trenches @ Imperial War Museum London (to Oct 2010)

A partnership between Imperial War Museum London, Terry Deary and Scholastic Children’s Books

Imperial War Museum London presents an unmissable family exhibition based on the Trenches Handbook, one of the books by Terry Deary in the bestselling Horrible Histories™ series published by Scholastic Children’s Books.

Discover how the woeful war made people tell lies, how the enemies in the trenches stopped fighting to play friendly football matches and how the war brought foul food and worse water. Find out how soldiers dealt with fierce flies, lovely lice, gruesome gas, sickness and sores. Explore who wore what where in the war and what their curious clothing felt like. Smell the stenches, disguise yourself in a camouflage tree and peer into no man’s land with a periscope in a large-scale trench, specially drawn for the exhibition, by Horrible Histories™’ artist Martin Brown.

Learn, see, smell and hear about the First World War through frightful facts, ropey rhymes, sad songs and sinister superstitions in a great day out for all of the family.

18 July 2009 – October 2010

Adults £4.95
Concessions and Groups £3.95
Children £2.50
Family Ticket £13.00

Imperial War Museum London
Lambeth Road



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