Heaven & Earth, Liverpool Pier Head. The sculpture is a celebration of the life and works of the astronomer Jeremiah Horrocks from liverpool 1619-1641. He was the first person to accurately calculate the transit of Venus. The sculpture has a working hand powered mechanical orrery, the position of Venus has been replaced by a copper […]
THE DOMINO RUN, FINALE FOR THE STOCKTON FESTIVAL Co-designed with Tim Hunkin and David Clough Commissioned by Stockton Festival in 1995. A festival finale where the Lord Mayor of Stockton on Tees lights a blue touch paper and a 150 yard pyrotechnic fuse burns down the high street. As it passes each street light a […]
GAZEBO The Gazebo is a 10′ head.made from beaten copper and topped with a weather vane of a flying woman .The entrance is through the mouth ,where there are seats inside and lanterns for illumination at night. Commisioned by D.C. Productions for Wallington Hall
Mechanical dog by Tim Hunkin www.timhunkin.com The Animated Garden combines mechanics with real topiary trees. It is sited in Chesterfield Royal Hospitals Childrens wing called “The Den”
COLLECTING BOX, GLASGOW TRANSPORT MUSEUM A 20’ high monument to the car where a gold leaf mini balances on a varnished steel column. If you manage to hit a small rotating mini inside the base of the column the full sized mini flips up, splits into two and a cyclist flies out. Commissioned by Glasgow […]
Coming soon a radio programme by Lucinda Lambton featuring the Newport Clock. ccc
A Channel 4 programme about the making of the Angel Truck.
Bigclock is a partnership between Andy Plant and Tim Hunkin, who have both been making custom public clocks for over 25 years. They launched this new range of architectural clocks in collaboration with Smith of Derby, who have been making clocks for over 250 years. To find out more visit the Big Clock website