News & Journal

New Decorative Entrance Sign at Ridgeway Farm

January 9, 2024

New Entrance Sign Installed December 2023 As 2023 came to a close, I was able to install this new entrance sign on the Purton Road. Designed and made by me in my Wiltshire forge, this…

Ridgeway Farm Community Orchard

October 18, 2023

HOW TO BE INVOLVED This is a voluntary community group of residents from Ridgeway Farm helping to create and maintain an orchard on the public open space to the east of River View next to…

Ridgeway Farm Art Project – Community Orchard

October 3, 2023

September 2023 sees progress towards creating the Ridgeway Farm Community Orchard at Ridgeway Farm. I have been working on this Public Art project since 2013 and am reaching the final stages.    The project has had…

Paradise Street Public Art Project

August 29, 2023

 Paradise Street Public Art Project Oxford, 2022-23 For A2Dominion A2Dominion are a residential property group operating across London and Southern England providing a range of homes and services for customers including, Social and Affordable rented…

BABA Conference 2023

July 17, 2023

BABA Conference 2023 for all blacksmithing friends – have you got your ticket? Iron Age to Contemporary Age A Blacksmiths Tale 18th – 20th August 2023 The Venue:Butser Ancient Farm, Chalton Lane, Hampshire, PO8 0BG…

Heritage Crafts Association

July 17, 2023

 Heritage Crafts Association A great organisation promoting working and endangered crafts across the country. If you have a passion for the crafts or you are a craftsperson, the Heritage Crafts Association is probably one of…

Ridgeway Farm Art Project

May 24, 2023

  Ridgeway Farm Art Project Summer 2023 – Update Hello everyone at Ridgeway Farm!    I hope life at Ridgeway Farm is good and that now it has finally warmed up, you can see the swallows flying around…

Octopus Candleabra Commission

February 1, 2022

Octopus Candelabra  I was approached by a long standing client and family friend in 2020 and asked if I would be able to make them an octopus candle holder for their dining room table.  I was…

Spring 2021 update

April 21, 2021

 Spring 2021  After a quieter winter in the forge than normal, I am back running my blacksmithing day courses as per Government guidelines with one to one sessions for the people that have had their…

Wiltshire Life – Individuals Arts, Culture & Music Award Winner 2020

January 5, 2021

  Wiltshire Life  – Individuals Arts, Culture & Music Award Winner 2020Moravian Star inspired Public Sculpture for the new Rausing Building (Athelstan Museum) in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, UK.  This public sculpture was commissioned by Angela and William…