10th Battalion the Parachute Regiment memorial underway

After a couple of years of designing, consulting, redesigning, consulting and redesigning, the memorial sculpture to commemorate the 10th Battalion the Parachute Regiment is finally underway. The 3 piece Woodkirk sandstone sculpture will be located on land formerly used as a drop zone for the Battalion, just outside of Somerby in Leicestershire. The Battalion were [...]

By |2019-05-04T11:21:26+00:00May 4th, 2019|lettering, public art, relief carving|Comments Off on 10th Battalion the Parachute Regiment memorial underway

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

Memorial Sculpture carving starting soon

Work on Memorial Sculpture to commence shortly. I have been working with a group known as Friends of the Tenth (FOTT). They have been fundraising over the last 12 months to raise money to create a memorial sculpture which will be sited near Somerby in Leicestershire. The memorial sculpture will pay tribute to the 10th [...]

By |2019-02-21T14:44:33+00:00February 7th, 2019|Memorials, public art|Comments Off on Memorial Sculpture carving starting soon

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 [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:18+00:00November 22nd, 2018|Memorials, public art, relief carving, Sculpture|Comments Off on WW1 memorial unveiled in Coalville

Sculpture for Nestle site unveiled

Last week saw the unveiling of a new sculpture for the Nestle site in Hatton in Derbyshire. The sculpture is one of four pieces which form part of the Saltbrook Heritage Trail. The sculpture trail sits along a new footpath and bridleway that skirts around the outskirts of the Town's iconic factory and celebrates the [...]

By |2019-02-21T14:45:24+00:00October 16th, 2018|public art|Comments Off on Sculpture for Nestle site unveiled

Good progress on Derbyshire sculpture

Derbyshire sculpture nears completion. The sculpture that I have been working on for the past few weeks is nearing completion. The Woodkirk sandstone piece is destined for the Derbyshire village of Hatton where a sculpture trail will depict some of the industries that have influenced the development of the village. The sculpture that I have [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:18+00:00August 14th, 2018|public art, Schools projects, Sculpture|Comments Off on Good progress on Derbyshire sculpture

Stone carving workshop in Sussex schools

Stone carving for children in Sussex schools This week I am in Sussex running some stone carving workshops in relation to the Heathlands Reunited that project that I have been involved with for some time. The heathlands reunited project seeks to maintain and expand these important ecological areas in the South Downs National Park. As part of [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:18+00:00June 27th, 2018|Uncategorised|Comments Off on Stone carving workshop in Sussex schools

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 [...]

By |2019-02-21T14:46:26+00:00May 31st, 2018|public art, relief carving, Sculpture|Comments Off on Railwaymen sculpture bedding in

Exciting new sculpture projects imminent

I am just about to start work on some exciting new sculpture projects. As ever with large scale public art works, they take time to design and also to go through planning. Hopefully they will be worth the wait. The next piece that I will be working on is a Woodkirk sandstone sculpture that will [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:18+00:00May 10th, 2018|public art, Sculpture|Comments Off on Exciting new sculpture projects imminent

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 [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:18+00:00March 20th, 2018|Memorials, Sculpture|Comments Off on Portland Limestone Sculpture