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WWI Trench build – Part 2

Want to learn how a First World War trench is constructed? We are doing just that, using authentic methods and materials, official period manuals, as well as drawing upon the testimonies of those who built and fought in them, this will be as close a representation of what a First World War trench was like as is possible.

Take a look at the progress so far…

First World War Trench Build – Part 1

At this year’s festival we are very excited to have created a scale section of a First World War trench.  Built by a team of experts and local volunteers, and using authentic methods and materials, official period manuals, as well as drawing upon the testimonies of those who built and fought in them, this will be as close a representation of what a WWI trench was like as is possible.
It’s really starting to take shape and we are learning a lot! Here is our co-chair, James Holland with an update on Day 2 of construction..

Exclusive interview with Dave Allan from Pike & Shot

An exclusive interview with Dave Allan, managing director of Pike and Shot events as he discusses with Xander Drury the Living History elements of CVHF13 and shares the secrets behind its incredible popularity and success.

Plus clips from the brilliant CVHF Air Show.

Camera: John E Fry