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Installation of the memorial

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Installation of the memorial plaqueThe Antarctic Memorial has been installed in the crypt of St Paul's Cathedral on 12 April by the sculptor Fergus Wessel working with the Clerk of Works, Martin Fletcher and his team. It made an immediate impact with several people commenting on its simplicity. elegance and beauty. Fergus was clearly relieved that the installation had gone so well and complimented the professionalism of the works team at St Paul's.


The service of dedication will take place as part of 5.00pm Evensong on 10 May 2011.The service is public but if you would like to attend the dedication in the crypt you will need to apply for a ticket. There will be a reception afterwards in the Saddlers' Hall.

Invitation and booking form in Acrobat pdf

Invitation and booking form in Word 2003.

Tuesday, November 6th 2018

Brian Dorsett-Bailey

Brian Dorsett-Bailey, who has died aged 79, was a Trustee of the British Antarctic Monument Trust. He was the brother of Jeremy Bailey who died in a crevasse accident in 1965 near the British Antarctic Survey base of Halley Bay. Jeremy was a pioneer in the technology of ice-depth radar which allowe… Full Story...
Saturday, October 27th 2018

A gleaming Southern Monument

Ian Bury, our contractor friend in the Falkland Islands, has thoroughly polished the Southern Monument in preparation for the influx of tourists either staying for a holiday in the Falklands or passing through on a cruise ship bound for South Georgia and the Antarctic. There has been a significant a… Full Story...
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