Tesco sculpture installed

The sculpture for the Tesco site in Bedworth, Warwickshire that I have been working on since Christmas was installed yesterday. The theme for the work was the "miners grip". At the start of the project I asked former Bedworth coal miner, 91 year old Don Spark to press his hands into a clay model of a pick axe, [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:46+00:00March 22nd, 2012|Sculpture|0 Comments

Hollingwood sculpture unveiled

The sculpture that I created for a site in Hollingwood near Chesterfield was unveiled last week. The piece reflects the changing nature of the village from its former industrial, coal mining past to a village which now proudly boasts a beautiful, regenerated stretch of the Chesterfield canal. The piece was unveiled by the mayor of Chesterfield [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:46+00:00March 20th, 2012|Sculpture|0 Comments

Stone Carving Courses

I am pleased to announce that I have arranged dates for 2 stone carving courses. They will be on the 21st and 22nd of April and the 17th and 18th of June. These are run from my workshop at Hall Farm near Ashby de la Zouch in Leicestershire. The course costs £170 for the weekend [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:47+00:00March 11th, 2012|courses|0 Comments

Biggest stone in Europe – scary !

It certainly feels like it when a new giant boulder arrives ready for carving, especially when it is a 5.5 tonne lump of granite. Granted it may not be the biggest lump of stone in Europe but it has been quarried from the largest granite quarry in Europe - the Lafarge owned quarry at Mountsorrel [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:47+00:00March 7th, 2012|Sculpture|0 Comments