Carved stone seating

Carved stone seating installed at memorial site. It was great to finally install the carved stone seating next to the memorial for the 10th Battalion the Parachute Regiment last week. The carved stone seating has a profile inspired by the iconic shape of the Dakota aircraft that carried the parachutists of this regiment. The memorial, [...]

By |2020-08-05T14:46:02+01:00August 5th, 2020|lettering, Memorials, public art, relief carving, Sculpture, stone seating|Comments Off on Carved stone seating

Garden sculpture throwback

Garden sculpture was something that I began my career making prior to creating large scale public art and memorial works. Going back 20 years, I would regularly sell garden sculpture such as birdbaths, sundials, stone benches etc. These would be bespoke designs and I would regularly sell them at venues such as Hampton Court Palace [...]

By |2020-01-31T15:37:13+00:00January 31st, 2020|lettering, Sculpture, stone seating, stonemasonry, sundial|Comments Off on Garden sculpture throwback

Stone seating for memorial project complete

Stone seating that will be sited close to the memorial for the 10th Battalion the Parachute Regiment is my first completed project of 2020. The side profiles of the 2 Woodkirk sandstone seats are inspired by the iconic nose shape of the Dakota airplane from which the Battalion would have leapt when they made their [...]

By |2020-01-12T14:44:42+00:00January 12th, 2020|Memorials, public art, relief carving, stone seating, stonemasonry|Comments Off on Stone seating for memorial project complete

Carved stone features for National Defence and Rehabilitation Centre

Carved stone features for National Defence and Rehabilitation Centre I have recently installed these works into the beautiful grounds of Stamford Hall near Loughborough. The Hall is now home to the National Defence and Rehabilitation Centre https://www.thednrc.org.uk/ which has been moved from Headley Court. The carved stone features were completed in time to mark the change [...]

By |2019-02-25T10:05:36+00:00February 25th, 2019|Sculpture, stone seating|Comments Off on Carved stone features for National Defence and Rehabilitation Centre

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:21+00:00May 25th, 2016|public art, relief carving, Sculpture, stone seating|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

Carved stone ruck sack and walking boots update.

Carved stone ruck sack almost complete As you can see, I have been working on the stone ruck sack that will form part of a large memorial sculpture for the Scouts. The sculpture will be located at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire and commemorates anyone who has ever served in the Scouts. Unveiling will [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:22+00:00December 2nd, 2015|Memorials, Sculpture, stone seating|0 Comments

Work begins on a memorial for the Scouts

I am delighted to say that work has finally begun on a new memorial to be sited at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. The memorial commemorates anyone who has served in the Scouting Association, be it Beavers, Cubs, Scouts or Venture Scouts. I have been working on this project for over 12 months so [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:22+00:00November 6th, 2015|Earthworks, land art, Memorials, Sculpture, stone seating|1 Comment