Simon Brock – clog maker

14th March 2019  |  ALUMNI | AWARD WINNERS

Winner of the 2019 HCA/The Arts Society Heritage Crafts Bursary

Simon BrockSimon Brock makes bespoke clogs, primarily for clog step dancers and Morris dancers. He will use his bursary to study with master clog maker Jeremy Atkinson, learning how to carve clog soles entirely by hand using traditional clog knives.

Simon also won the HCA/Marsh Endangered Craft Award set up with the support of the Marsh Christian Trust, which recognises a practitioner of one of the crafts listed in the ‘critically endangered’ or ‘endangered’ categories of the HCA Red List of Endangered Crafts. which will enable him to extend his studies with Jeremy.

Photo: Joanne Martin, The Arts Society, presenting the award to Simon Brock, HCA/Arts Society bursary winner 2019