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 [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:20+00:00October 11th, 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 [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:20+00:00September 22nd, 2016|land art, lettering, Memorials, public art, Sculpture|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:20+00:00September 4th, 2016|lettering, Memorials, public art, relief carving, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Scout Memorial complete

Scout Memorial unveiled. The Scout Memorial that I have been working on for the past 2 years was unveiled at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire last week. The dedication ceremony was held in front of a crowd of 2000 Scouts who had travelled from all over the UK for the event. The memorial sculpture [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:21+00:00June 16th, 2016|Memorials, public art|0 Comments

Scout Memorial Project photographs

Scout Memorial Project nearing completion. I have been working on the Scout Memorial Project for a few months now and am currently carving the last of the 7 large blocks that will form the circular memorial to be sited at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. I am delighted to have just received a number [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:21+00:00April 21st, 2016|Memorials, public art, Sculpture|0 Comments

Guinea Pig Club Memorial

A new Guinea Pig Club Memorial I am delighted to announce that I have been asked to create a memorial to the Guinea Pig Club. The Guinea Pig Club, was established in 1941, it was a social club and mutual support network for British and allied aircrew injured during World War II. Its membership was [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:21+00:00February 18th, 2016|Memorials, public art, relief carving, Sculpture|0 Comments

Carved stone Scout ready

Stone Scout leader almost complete The carved stone Scout leader that I have been working on since Christmas is almost complete. The resting figure forms part of a larger memorial for the Scout movement which is going to be unveiled at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire in June. The sandstone figure in the sleeping [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:21+00:00February 14th, 2016|Memorials, public art, Sculpture, stone seating|0 Comments

Scout Memorial leader emerges from the rock

Scout memorial latest I have been making good progress carving the first figure for the Scout Memorial which will be installed in the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire later this year. The figure is of a Scout leader, sitting up in his sleeping bag and he will be joined by 3 younger scouts, resting or [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:22+00:00January 19th, 2016|Memorials, Sculpture|0 Comments

Bevin Boy wins British Empire medal

In 2011, a gentleman called Harry Parkes arrived at my workshop with a sketch of a memorial that he had in mind to commemorate the Bevin Boys that he wanted to erect at the National Memorial Arboretum. Harry explained that the Bevin Boys were young British men conscripted to work down the coal mines during [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:22+00:00January 2nd, 2016|lettering, Memorials, relief carving|0 Comments

Scouting Memorial Project update

Scouting Memorial Project latest images Work on the Scouting Memorial has begun in earnest. Some of the larger stones for the project were delivered to my workshop shortly before Christmas and as you can see, I wasted no time removing the bulk from one of them. There are 7 large stones in total which will [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:22+00:00December 30th, 2015|Memorials, Sculpture|0 Comments