Remembrance service held at memorial.

A remembrance service took place at the site of the memorial for the 10th Battalion the Parachute Regiment on Sunday. The service was held in front front of the sculpture located near Burrough on the Hill in Leicestershire. One of 2 surviving members of the Battalion, who were decimated when they parachuted into Holland as [...]

By |2019-11-12T09:21:46+00:00November 12th, 2019|Memorials, public art, relief carving|Comments Off on Remembrance service held at memorial.

Sculpture unveiled spectacularly

Sculpture unveiled in Leicestershire. The sculpture that I have been working on over the last few months has been unveiled near Burrough on the Hill in Leicestershire. The sculptural memorial remembers the 10th Battalion the Parachute Regiment who were stationed around the villages of Somerby, Burrough on the Hill and Thorpe Satchville near Melton Mowbray [...]

By |2019-09-16T17:41:08+00:00September 16th, 2019|lettering, Memorials, public art, relief carving, Sculpture, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Sculpture unveiled spectacularly

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