WW1 memorial unveiled in Coalville

 

WW1 Memorial unveiled in Coalville to commemorate 100 years since the end of the Great War

A while ago, I was asked to create a memorial for the Leicestershire town of Coalville to commemorate 100 years since the end of the Great War. I worked alongside a local Heritage group and we decided that the sculpture […]

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Portland Limestone Sculpture

I have recently finished this small Portland Limestone sculpture for a friend who had recently lost a number of close family members. The sculpture contains a number of stacked books, each book has a title that is relevant to each person they are remembering, whether it is their favourite book or the title of a […]

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Mining Memorial in Mind

Bevin Boy Mining Memorial
It was during a visit to the Hepworth Gallery in Wakefield last week that I came across Henry Moore’s excellent drawing of Bevin Boy miners. It put me in mind of the mining memorial that I created for the Bevin Boys, sited at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire back in 2013.

Bevin […]

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Memorial for the 10th Battalion the Parachute Regiment in Leicestershire

Work begins on fundraising for a new memorial in Leicestershire
For a while, I have been working with the Friends of the 10th, a group who this week are setting out on a fundraising campaign with a view to creating a new war memorial in Somerby in Leicestershire. The memorial will pay tribute to the 10th […]

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Sculptures settling in at the National Memorial Arboretum

Sculptures settling into their surroundings at the National Memorial Arboretum
I dropped in to the National Memorial Arboretum ¬†in Staffordshire a couple of weeks ago and was delighted to see how the memorial sculptures that I have installed there over the last 4 years or so have settled in. The memorial for the Bevin Boy miners […]

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Royal unveiling for the Guinea Pig Club memorial

Royal unveiling of new memorial sculpture
Last week saw the Royal unveiling of the memorial for the Guinea Pig Club. HRH The Duke of Edinburgh was present at the National Memorial Arboretum to remove the Union Flag that covered the 2m tall slate monument. He was watched by 7 of the remaining 22 members of the […]

By |Tuesday 8 November 2016|lettering, Memorials, public art|0 Comments

Sculpture unveiling and award announcement this week.

Guinea Pig Club Memorial unveiling and PMSA award this week.
A busy and exciting week is in store. Following it’s installation last week, The Guinea Pig Club memorial that I have been working on for a while is being unveiled at the National Memorial Arboretum on Wednesday by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh while later that […]

By |Sunday 30 October 2016|lettering, Memorials, public art, relief carving|0 Comments

Naval Service Memorial short-listed for public sculpture award

Memorial short-listed for public sculpture award

I am delighted to announce that “The Naval Service Memorial” that I designed, located at the National Memorial Arboretum, has been short-listed for the PMSA Marsh Award for excellence in Public Sculpture.

I was extremely honoured to have been selected to create the Naval Service Memorial and was pleased to have […]

By |Tuesday 11 October 2016|lettering, Memorials, public art, Sculpture|0 Comments

Naval Service Memorial on the Equinox

Image of the Naval Service Memorial taken on the Equinox
Thanks to Dave Evans for forwarding me this image of the Naval Service Memorial taken on the 22nd September. The memorial commemorates and celebrates the Naval Service and all of those associated with it. Commissioned by the Royal Naval Association, I worked on this project for […]

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Guinea Pig Club Memorial latest

Guinea Pig Club Memorial underway
I have begun carving work on the Guinea Pig Club Memorial which will be unveiled at the National Memorial Arboretum¬†on the 2nd November. The Guinea Pig Club was established in 1941 by Allied Service airmen who had suffered severe burns. They were treated by pioneering plastic surgeon Sir Archibald MacIndoe in […]

By |Sunday 4 September 2016|lettering, Memorials, public art, relief carving, Uncategorised|0 Comments