After taking early retirement in 2012, Mike was introduced to stone carving when he attended a three day stone carving course run by professional sculptor Jude Tucker. He immediately realised it was an art form that he wished to pursue. Since then he has attended two residential courses and now attends Jude’s workshop every week.
Mike has worked with Portland Stone, Ancaster Hard White, Alabaster, Limestone, Ancaster Weatherbed and Marble.
Earlier this year (2018) Mike was invited to exhibit at a large sculpture exhibition held over a 10 day period at Kingham Lodge where over £40,000 was raised for charity.