Sculpture installation imminent

The commemorative memorial that I have been working on since March is complete and sculpture installation will take place next week. The 3 piece bas relief Woodkirk sandstone carving is a tribute to the men of the 10th Battalion the Parachute Regiment, many of whom lost their lives in the 2nd World War during Operation [...]

By |2019-08-28T20:40:27+00:00August 28th, 2019|lettering, Memorials, public art, relief carving, Sculpture|Comments Off on Sculpture installation imminent

Relief carving in sandstone

The relief carving in sandstone to commemorate the 10th Battalion the Parachute Regiment is almost complete. I have been working since March on the 3 piece sculpture which captures images of the Regiment who spent 9 months in the villages near Somerby in Leicestershire during World War 2. The Regiment then took part in the [...]

By |2019-07-25T12:51:01+00:00July 25th, 2019|Memorials, public art, relief carving, Sculpture|Comments Off on Relief carving in sandstone

Relief carved sculpture progress update

The relief carved sculpture to commemorate the 10th Battalion the Parachute Regiment is progressing very well. I began carving the work at the beginning of April and have been working on all 3 of the panels. The sculpture is almost 6m long and will be sited near Somerby in Leicestershire in September. The work recognises [...]

By |2019-07-03T22:07:46+00:00July 3rd, 2019|Memorials, public art, relief carving, Sculpture|Comments Off on Relief carved sculpture progress update

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 |2019-07-03T21:55:03+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