A Millennium Plaque to celebrate the 1000-year anniversary of Wareham's St Martin on the Walls Church is to be unveiled on 1st June 2022 at 12.00pm at the Church, North Street, Wareham, BH20 4AG. The plaque has been designed and carved by local Sculptor, Jonathan Sells and depicts the famous story of St Martin cutting his cloak to share with a beggar.
The first stone carving lessons of the year took place over the May 2021 Bank Holiday weekend, at Sandy Hill Studio, Corfe Castle. More lesson dates to be announced soon.
Join Jonathan Sells for 1 or 2 days of stone carving tuition. Why not buy a voucher for stone carving lessons as a gift? Or, alternatively, just treat yourself!
A life-size, stylised, stone barn owl, made to commission and hand-carved in Portland stone by Jonathan Sells. Check out the photos and video.
Stone carving lesson, Dorset, 8th March 2020. Practical, friendly stone carving tuition, with Jonathan Sells. Beginners most welcome, in addition to improvers.
2-hour relief stone carving taster sessions, at Corfe Castle. The lessons will be £20 each and last for two hours, with an added £5 for stone.
Stone carving lessons with Jonathan Sells at Corfe Castle, Dorset. Sat/Sun 11th & 12th January 2020. Come along for one or two days. Beginners welcome.
Jonathan will be teaching 2-hour short 'taster' stone carving sessions, on Sunday 1st December 2019, at Sandy Hill Studios, Corfe Castle. Drop in on the day.
Jonathan will be teaching 2-hour relief stone carving sessions, at Guggleton Farm Arts on Saturday 7th December 2019.
Join Jonathan Sells for a day of practical and friendly stone carving tuition.
The day takes place at Sandy Hill Studios, Corfe Castle, Dorset, BH20 5JF.
Jonathan's Wareham Market Statue features in a new book, by Katherine Bebo, called '111 Places in Poole That You Shouldn't Miss'. You can buy the book from...
Join Jonathan Sells for 1 or 2 days of stone carving tuition. Make a gift for Christmas, or just something for yourself. Practical, friendly stone carving lessons, enabling you to create your own relief carving. Each day takes place at Sandy Hill Studios, Corfe Castle BH20 5JF. Facilities We have a kettle and a microwave, or you might want to bring a cup-a-soup. Wear warm clothes and/or you...
Jonathan will be teaching short relief stone carving sessions, at Guggleton Farm Arts on Friday 1st November 2019. The lessons will be £20 each and last two hours, with an added £5 for stone. You are welcome to stay for more than one lesson.
You can now read about Jonathan Sells' life and work in July's edition of Dorset Life magazine. Read article »
This life-size, beautiful, barn owl (Tyto alba) was made to commission, and hand-carved in Purbeck stone by Sculptor Jonathan Sells.