Richard III. Dead and buried. (almost)

Leicester Cathedral have announced that the of the remains of Richard III will be reinterred on the 26th of March 2015. You may have read a previous post that I was hopeful of carving the tomb for the former King of England whose remains were dramatically unearthed in a Leicester car park in 2012. Throughout [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:24+00:00August 8th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Dedication of the Naval Service Memorial.

The Naval Service Memorial was dedicated yesterday by Prince Michael of Kent in front of around 2500 people at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. It was a fantastic occasion that was marked by a fly past, a band, over 100 standards and 1500 veterans. It is the culmination of over a year of hard [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:33+00:00June 16th, 2014|Memorials, Sculpture, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Harbottle project complete

I popped into Harbottle Park in Byker when I was in the North East recently and managed to get a few shots of the finished sculpture. The sculpture is raised on a bank in a childrens playground, between the stones in the distance is St. James's Park, Newcastle Uniteds football ground while there are football pitches [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:49+00:00June 19th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

More pictures of the Sir Bobby Robson Memorial Garden and sculpture…

Here  are some more images of the sculpture. Sir Bobby's 1st job was an electrician in Langley Park Colliery in County Durham, this is reflected in the 1st stone. Stone 2 has images of the FA Cup, Uefa Cup and Cup Winners Cup with all of the clubs Sir [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:49+00:00May 24th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Course has a happy ending.

Last weekend I hosted my final stone carving weekend of this year. Those who took part worked extremely hard for 2 days to create the flower, the otter, the "paisley" shape, the torso and the Picasso sculpture (not in the picture). Everyone chose to carve Portland Limestone, excellent for beginners, quite soft [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:50+00:00October 5th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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