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Pink Floyd’s drummer saves his old drum shop Foote’s of London

December 21, 2012

Nick Garrett Traditional Signwriting & Glass Gilding

Foote’s of LondonPhoto


When Stella Wilson the owner of Foote’s music store, contacted me in a spin having been let down by her trusty signwriter (no names but hey it’s tempting!), I was in a real quandary – with 3 days to go how could I pull off a 4 day gild job? Well she’s a sarf Lundun gewl and an absolute darlin’ how could I say no to her and Nick Mason


The artwork was very cool and the outline went on into the wee hours of Monday and with a shove and gritted determination the gilding distressed really well, allowing the back up and varnish to go on with 20 minutes to spare.

Set out over two floors the ground floor opens up with brass to the left and a superb display of 50 violins on the right with skylights flooding the percussion and superb double bass…

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