2016 Sunderland International Air Show

Thousands of people attended the 28th Sunderland International Air Show on July 23, 2016 in Sunderland, England. On and above the seafronts at Roker and Seaburn on the north east coast of England it is the largest free air show in Europe. The spectators are entertained by an impressive display of aircraft from across theContinue reading “2016 Sunderland International Air Show”

Armed Forces Day – Cleethorpes 2016

Out and about at the National Armed Forces Day event in Cleethorpes. Armed Forces Day is an annual event that gives an opportunity for the country to show its support for the men and women in the British Armed Forces.   See more of my work on my website and blogs… HERE Images copyright IanContinue reading “Armed Forces Day – Cleethorpes 2016”

Sunderland International Air Show – 2015

Running over three days on and above the seafronts at Roker and Seaburn on the north east coast of England the Sunderland International Air show is the largest free airshow in Europe and brings together an impressive display of aircraft from across the world to entertain the thousands of visitors who are expected to attendContinue reading “Sunderland International Air Show – 2015”

Balloons and Tunes

Stewart Park played host to the Balloons and Tunes festival this weekend in Middlesbrough. The event brought together an array of hot air balloons that were tethered to the ground through the event and whilst blustery conditions made it difficult for the balloons to operate for too long a few of them still managed itContinue reading “Balloons and Tunes”

An honourable thing

On Friday 13th March, 2015 a National Service of Commemoration is due to be held in the UK to mark the end of combat operations in Afghanistan. The event is an opportunity for the country to collectively pay tribute to the contribution made by all those who served in Afghanistan and who worked in theContinue reading “An honourable thing”

The Year in Focus – 2014

So once again we’re heading towards that end of year time when many photographers roll out their ‘Year in Pictures‘ features showing some of their work from over the year. So it seems fitting that I post up some pictures from the range of work that I’ve shot this year. Some of it was shotContinue reading “The Year in Focus – 2014”

Mynarski – The last op

One of the only two remaining Avro Lancaster bombers that are still flying today was on display and did a fly-past for gathered crowds at Durham Tees Valley airport today. The famous World War Two aircraft, named ‘Mynarski’ is owned by the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum and is beginning a 2-week tour of the UK.Continue reading “Mynarski – The last op”

Sunderland International Air Show

Thousands of spectators gather on the seafront of Roker and Seaburn for the 26th Sunderland International Airshow. The annual event is the world’s biggest free airshow and features stunning aerial displays by a variety of civilian and military aircraft including the Red Arrows and the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight.          Continue reading “Sunderland International Air Show”

United in grief

Flowers, cards and tributes – including flowers from the club left on their seats in the stands – are brought to St James’s Park, home of Newcastle United Football Club in honour of John Alder and Liam Sweeney. The two lifelong and dedicated Newcastle fans died along with 296 others in the MH17 Malaysian flightContinue reading “United in grief”

Lockerbie – 25 Years on

Families, relatives and dignitaries including Scotland’s First Minister, Alex Salmond gathered together yesterday to remember and to pay their respects at a memorial service in Dryfesdale cemetery in Lockerbie to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the air disaster at the town. On December 21, 1988 Pan Am Flight 103 – a Boeing 747 – wasContinue reading “Lockerbie – 25 Years on”