• New life for Stations of the Cross by Jonah Jones

    15 August 2023 Jonah’s Stations of the Cross, which used to be in the chapel at the former Loyola Hall Spirituality Centre on Merseyside before it shut several years ago, were moved in 2018 to St Beuno’s, the Jesuit retreat centre at Tremeirchion in North Wales. Today they are mounted outside at the rear of…

  • At 2023 National Eisteddfod, first Gwobr Jonah Jones prize awarded to Shauna Taylor

    8 August 2023 Congratulations to Shauna Taylor for winning the Young Artist Scholarship: Highly Commended at Lle Celf, Eisteddfod Llŷn and Eifionydd 2023. It is a great pleasure to support a young artist with our first award, in memory of Jonah Jones.

  • Seren Books founder Cary Archard quotes from ‘Dear Mona’

    5 August 2023 In 2018, Seren published Dear Mona: Letters from a Conscientious Objector, by Jonah Jones. Seren’s founder, Cary Archard, in a note of thanks to long-term publisher Mick Felton, who retired in June 2023, used this excerpt from Peter’s introduction to Dear Mona: Cary Archard’s note ended: ‘This extra makes the point [about…

  • Two pieces of public art, Cardiff Bay’s new ‘Codebreakers’ statue and Jonah Jones’s ‘Panorama Stone’, are neighbours

    27 July 2023 The groundbreaking new Codebreakers statue in Cardiff Bay has been installed in the former location of Jonah’s Panorama Stone on Landsea Square. The Panorama Stone was installed in 1993 to commemorate Cardiff’s links with ports all around the world during its heyday as a great coal-exporting port. Making way gracefully for the…

  • Sketches by Jonah Jones sold at auction

    18 July 2023 Two pencil and watercolour sketches by Jonah were sold in Colchester, Essex on 18 July by Reeman Dansie auctioneers. The small studies, made in 1964, show the church of St Nicolas (Agios Nikolaos) on the island of Aegina in Greece from two different angles. The images include the church itself and nearby…

  • Further ‘lost works’ by Jonah Jones reported by collectors

    10 July 2023 More “forgotten” works by Jonah have come to light after their owners contacted us via the Oriel Jonah Jones ‘Tell us about lost work’ link. The first owner (who prefers to remain anonymous) has three works by Jonah. One is a maquette in slate for the sculpture ‘Bethel’ which he made in…

  • Scene & Word finds Jonah Jones work in Blackpool in good condition

    2 May 2023 Peter Jones, a member of the Board of Scene & Word, recently visited the Catholic Church of Our Lady of the Assumption in Blackpool. Jonah’s fine sculpture of Our Lady stands on the east façade of the church, and looks in good condition. Carved from Portland stone, it is around 6 ft…

  • TV, radio and online news features spread the word about Jonah Jones windows in Mold

    7 February 2023 Following the completed installation of the restored dalle de verre windows by Jonah Jones in St David’s Catholic Church in Mold, various features have been broadcast and aired on news channels in Wales and posted on online news platforms. On 17 December 2022 Nation.Cymru posted an article, ‘Art experts give new life…

  • Newspaper story about Mold windows

    16 December 2022 An article has been published in The Leader, the regional newspaper for the Wrexham and Flintshire areas, about the successful transfer of 12 restored 1960s dalle de verre windows by Jonah Jones: https://www.leaderlive.co.uk/news/23174962.historic-stained-glass-windows-get-new-home-flintshire-church/

  • Jonah Jones dalle de verre windows rehomed in St David’s Church, Mold

    22 June 2022 The first four windows to be installed at St David’s, Mold. Photographs by Mike Bunting. A six-year project to rescue, restore and relocate a set of 12 large church windows by Jonah Jones is nearing a successful conclusion. The windows were made in 1966 for a Catholic church in Morfa Nefyn, on…