Horrible Histories: Terrible Trenches

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Horrible Histories: Terrible Trenches is an exhibition created in 2009[1] as part of the Horrible Histories franchise. It is about "life in the terrible trenches during the First World War", and debuted at the Imperial War Museum.[2] It lasted from 18 July 2009 to 31 October 2010.[3]


The exhibition "sets the writer [Terry Deary]'s work and Martin Brown's illustrations alongside a series of hands-on activities".[4] Interactive content includes allowing participants to try on clothes from the era, smelling odours of the trenches.[5]


France In London gave it a rating of four and a half stars out of five.[2]


  1. ^ "Horrible Histories: Terrible Trenches Exhibition 2009 | Time Out London". timeout.com. Retrieved 2014-01-31.
  2. ^ a b "France in London | Horrible Histories: Terrible Trenches Exhibition, at the Imperial War Museum". franceinlondon.com. Retrieved 2014-01-31.
  3. ^ "Horrible Histories: Terrible Trenches Exhibition". familyshare.com. Retrieved 2014-01-31.
  4. ^ "Horrible Histories Terrible Trenches at the Imperial War Museum". redcarnationhotels.com. Archived from the original on 2013-12-24. Retrieved 2014-01-31.
  5. ^ "Terrible Trenches exhibition opens tomorrow - Scholastic UK - Children's Books, Book Clubs, Book Fairs and Teacher Resources". scholastic.co.uk. Retrieved 2014-01-31.

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