1958-60 Loughborough Training College. Teaching Certificate. Distinction in Crafts & Drama.

1960-61 Diploma of Loughborough College. (DLC) Distinction in Sliversmithing.

1963 City & Guilds of London Institute. Furniture.

1964 City & Guilds of London Institute. Advanced Furniture.

1964 Leeds College of Art. National Diploma of Design. (NDD) Furniture - Special Level.

1966 Leeds University. Diploma of Secondary Education, (Dip. Ed.) Professional Experience.

1961-71 Craft Teacher with Leeds Education Committee.

1966-76 Part-time Lecturer, Leeds College of Art.

1971-76 Own furniture-making business, Thirsk, Yorkshire. In partnership with his brother George Ingham.

1976-97 Principal of the School for Craftsmen in Wood, Parnham College.

1997 Running own workshop in North Wales

2000 Joined research programme, in an advisory capacity, of Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College.

2006 Joined staff of the Joseph Walsh Studio, Kinsale, Ireland as a consultant on a part-time basis.


Member of the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers. Fellow of the Society of Designer Craftsmen.

Judging shows and competitions: 'Wood for the Tree' for the lrish Crafts Council, 'Celebrating Boxes' at Tullie House, Carlisle, in collaboration with the Crafts Council.

Teaches regular Summer School in UK and USA

Ten pieces of furniture have been awarded Guild Mark by the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers. Regular contributor of articles to "Furniture and Cabinetmaking" and judging their competition at the Axminster Show.

Work in private collections in the USA and Britain, including:

Sir Michael Colman
The Viscount Linley
Christopher Claxton Stevens
Mick Jagger
Mr and Mrs Iain Anderson
Mr Michael Appleby

Work featured in several books on modern furniture, including extensive feature in Betty Norbury's new book "Furniture for the 21st Century”
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