Nina Bilbey

Nina Bilbey, Senior Stone Carving Tutor, City & Guilds of London Art School

 

Nina comes from a family of Master Craftsmen. From the beginning she was encouraged to respect the nature and the practical limitations of natural materials. She was taught the...Read more

Lily Marsh

Lily Marsh is a stonemason who has worked on restoration and commercial projects in London.

She gained an NVQ through the Prince’s Foundation after completing her advanced diploma in stonemasonry at the Building Crafts College, Stratford.

Lily became a QEST (Queen Elizabeth...Read more

Tim Crawley

Tim Crawley is an architectural sculptor working principally with stone. His early career was in the restoration of historic monuments, and he has carved work for King’s College Chapel, Cambridge; Ely Cathedral and Westminster Abbey. Once established, he was soon called upon to design his own...Read more

<em>Edit Event</em> Tour of Building Crafts College
9 May
1112

Founded by the Worshipful Company of Carpenters in 1893, the Building Crafts College has a long tradition of delivering high-quality education training in building crafts and conservation. Visit to discover the woodworking, stonemasonry, conservation and construction courses on offer and enjoy...

<em>Edit Event</em> Material Matters: Pigment Symposium and Historic Carving Open Studios at City & Guilds of London Art School
1017
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11 May
1017

The Art School hosts a symposium of talks focusing on pigment as an essential material for makers throughout history. In addition, their historic carving studios are open to the public – watch the live carving competition and have a go at stone carving yourself.

Part of the Art School's...

Create Event
8 May
1012

In Jordan, 12 miles from the Syrian border, a group of Syrian refugees and Jordanian citizens have been learning traditional stonemasonry skills to become the craftspeople and conservators of the future. Hear more about this remarkable programme during a talk.

World Monuments Fund...

<em>Edit Event</em> The Lettering Arts Trust Presents: How Do You Want To Be Remembered? at the Geffrye Museum
8 May
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9 May
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10 May
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11 May
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12 May
0918

An exhibition of surprising, varied and moving memorials commissioned from contemporary lettering artists, exploring the processes and techniques of the hand carver for both individual tributes and community memorials.

Presented by the Lettering Arts Trust, How Do You Want To Be...

<em>Edit Event</em> Craft & Form: John Smedley x Zoe Wilson and Alice Walton in Conversation
10 May
1820

Join John Smedley and two of their ambassadors for the brand’s 235th anniversary celebrations – stone artist Zoe Wilson and ceramic artist Alice Walton, both QEST scholars – for a short talk hosted by current Managing Director and eighth- generation Smedley family member Ian Maclean on the...

Sarah Goss

Sarah specialises in providing bespoke hand carved items ranging from lettering and relief decoration to producing architectural details such as corbel brackets and ceiling roses. 

After graduating in 2008 from Portsmouth University in Restoration & Decorative studies Sarah started...Read more

Thomas Sargeant

Thomas Sargeant is an experienced stone carver, letter cutter and designer. He shares a workshop with his previous masters Christopher Elsey and Geoffrey Aldred at The Stone Carving and Lettering Studio in East Sussex. His formal apprenticeship was funded through The Lettering Arts Trust (...Read more