Key, Geoffrey George Bamford 1941

Geoffrey Key was born in Rusholme, Manchester in 1941. His father worked as a warehouseman for the Co-Operative Wholesale Society and his mother was a secretary at Dunlop's, were she illustrated the in-house magazine for the company.

His early education began at Manchester’s High School of Art before going on to study art at Manchester Regional College of Art. After being awarded a National Diploma of Design and the Diploma of Associateship of Manchester he continued his postgraduate scholarship in sculpture at Manchester.