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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Railwaymen sculpture bedding in

I drove through Sheffield last week and it was great to see the railwaymen sculpture bedding in. It is almost a year since the 4.5 m long sandstone sculpture was installed in Brightside, Sheffield. The site, now owned by BMW was formerly the heart of Sheffield’s railway industry. The place was once teeming with railway […]

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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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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

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 ArboretumĀ 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

Stone sundial installed in Leicestershire

Giant Stone Sundial installed in Leicestershire
The enormous human sundial that I have been working for some time has finally been installed in its location in a field on a Woodland Trust owned site in North West Leicestershire. The stone circle consists of 20 carved sandstone elements depicting, not only an hour, but also a plant/flower […]

Human Stone Sundial ready for installation

Stone sundial complete
I have been working on a giant Human stone sundial for some months. Although work was temporarily postponed due to carrying out the work on the Scout Memorial Project, I have now been able to complete the carving of the 22 stone giant timepiece. The stone sundial has been commissioned by the Woodland […]

By |Monday 18 July 2016|lettering, public art, relief carving, Sculpture, stone seating, sundial|0 Comments

Scout Memorial ready for installation

Scout memorial complete
In December last year I began the carving work on the Scout Memorial which will be installed in the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire next week. The sculpture will sit on a green granite, 8 metre diameter base and consists of 7 large stone sculptures carved to replicate a Scout campfire scenario. The […]

By |Wednesday 25 May 2016|public art, relief carving, Sculpture, stone seating|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 made up […]

By |Thursday 18 February 2016|Memorials, public art, relief carving, Sculpture|0 Comments