400th Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum

400th Memorial Unveiled The 400th memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum, for the Naafi, was unveiled this week. I have been working on the Naafi memorial at my workshop over the last few months and last week it was installed and and dedicated at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. I hadn't been aware until [...]

By |2021-10-19T16:41:01+01:00October 19th, 2021|glass sculpture, Memorials, public art, relief carving, Sculpture|Comments Off on 400th Memorial at the National Memorial Arboretum

QLR memorial complete

In 2016, I was approached by the Queen's Lancashire Regiment and asked to help with the design and construction of a memorial that was to commemorate all those who served in their Regiment. They were very specific, the memorial was to be situated at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire and dedicated on the 23rd [...]

By |2020-12-23T13:15:55+00:00December 23rd, 2020|Memorials, public art, Sculpture|Comments Off on QLR memorial complete

Sculptures are better when the sun shines.

On a visit back to my native north east last weekend, I called into the Baltic to have a peak at the Daniel Buren exhibition. Fortunately the sun was shining which allowed the coloured glass ceiling panels to project stunning coloured reflections onto the floor of the gallery space. The colours are bounced around the [...]

By |2019-02-13T17:22:24+00:00October 10th, 2014|Memorials, Sculpture|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

Naval Service Memorial installed

It has taken the best part of 18 months to get to this point but I am delighted to say that the coloured glass Naval Service Memorial was finally installed this week at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire. The memorial sculpture which consists of 13 panels of coloured glass, a carved Kilkenny Limestone figure [...]

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