Ian Freemantle created the character ‘Quercus’, a seven-foot sculpture carved from a huge branch which fell from a 500-year-old oak tree. Over recent years he developed the concept of Quercus as a story and combined it with an energetic performance and workshops at festivals and children’s groups.
Ian Freemantle is a poet and a teller of tales. In 2011 he was voted in as the first Bard of Stony Statford, Buckinghamshire. Ian’s main occupation is that of a Wood Sculptor.