Royal unveiling for the Guinea Pig Club memorial

Royal unveiling of new memorial sculpture
Last week saw the Royal unveiling of the memorial for the Guinea Pig Club. HRH The Duke of Edinburgh was present at the National Memorial Arboretum to remove the Union Flag that covered the 2m tall slate monument. He was watched by 7 of the remaining 22 members of the […]

By |Tuesday 8 November 2016|lettering, Memorials, public art|0 Comments

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

Naval Service Memorial short-listed for public sculpture award

Memorial short-listed for public sculpture award

I am delighted to announce that “The Naval Service Memorial” that I designed, located at the National Memorial Arboretum, has been short-listed for the PMSA Marsh Award for excellence in Public Sculpture.

I was extremely honoured to have been selected to create the Naval Service Memorial and was pleased to have […]

By |Tuesday 11 October 2016|lettering, Memorials, public art, Sculpture|0 Comments

Naval Service Memorial on the Equinox

Image of the Naval Service Memorial taken on the Equinox
Thanks to Dave Evans for forwarding me this image of the Naval Service Memorial taken on the 22nd September. The memorial commemorates and celebrates the Naval Service and all of those associated with it. Commissioned by the Royal Naval Association, I worked on this project for […]

By |Thursday 22 September 2016|land art, lettering, Memorials, public art, Sculpture|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 Arboretum¬†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 […]

Wildflower sculpture progress

Wildflower sculpture for Hathern emerging from the stone
A short while ago I took delivery of 14 tonnes of Woodkirk Sandstone. It was stacked up outside my workshop and I began to remove the waste that would slowly allow the sculpture to emerge. Probably 3 tonnes lighter, you can begin to make out the shapes of […]

By |Sunday 21 August 2016|public art|0 Comments

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

Wildflower sculpture begins

Giant boulders arrive for new Wildflower sculpture
Last week saw me take delivery of 4 boulders that I have stacked up to form the 3 metre tall starting point for a new wildflower sculpture. Weighing a total of 14 tonnes, the Woodkirk Sandstone lumps will take 3 to 4 ¬†months to shape into the completed piece. […]

By |Wednesday 6 July 2016|public art, Sculpture|0 Comments

Scout Memorial complete

Scout Memorial unveiled.
The Scout Memorial that I have been working on for the past 2 years was unveiled at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire last week. The dedication ceremony was held in front of a crowd of 2000 Scouts who had travelled from all over the UK for the event. The memorial sculpture consists […]

By |Thursday 16 June 2016|Memorials, public art|0 Comments