Rosedale Show – 2016

The annual Rosedale show took place yesterday. Founded in 1871 the annual Agricultural, Horticultural and Industrial Society show remains one of the most popular shows in the calendar…   See more of my work on my website and blogs… HERE Images copyright Ian Forsyth All rights reserved. No usage without arrangement.  

Hinderwell Show – 2016

The Hinderwell show in north-east Yorkshire has been held since 1868 providing family entertainment and fun with opportunities for people to show their skills and animals. This year was the 147th show…here’s a few pictures from the day: See more of my work on my website and blogs… HERE Images copyright Ian Forsyth All rights reserved. No usageContinue reading “Hinderwell Show – 2016”

English National Sheepdog Trials

Some 150 of the best sheepdogs and handlers in the country competed in the 3-day English National Sheepdog Trials on the Castle Howard estate near York this weekend to try and win one of 15 places available in the national team. The winners will go on to represent England at the International trials. See moreContinue reading “English National Sheepdog Trials”

2016 Borrowby Show

Borrowby Show near Knayton in North Yorkshire was first held in 1949 and is now a regular feature in the show calendar. Field classes cover most farm animals including cattle and sheep and tent classes and exhibits range from farm and garden produce, flowers, cookery, wine, arts & crafts and children’s competitions. The popular eventContinue reading “2016 Borrowby Show”

The 30th Masham Sheep Fair

So the 30th Masham Sheep Fair took place over the weekend and once again it brought a wide range of sheep…obviously and Morris dancers and ice cream and sheepdogs herding ducks – as you do – and skipping and teddy boys and hats and wool-weaving and large potatoes and geese and sheep-racing jumping over hurdlesContinue reading “The 30th Masham Sheep Fair”

The 105th Bilsdale Country Show

The 105th Bilsdale Country Show was held in North Yorkshire today… #Countrypeople See more of my work on my website and blogs… HERE Images copyright Ian Forsyth 2015. All rights reserved. No usage without arrangement.

The 126th Egton show

The 126th Egton Show took place in North Yorkshire today. Egton remains one of the largest village shows in the country and is run by a band of voluntary helpers. This year the event featured wrought iron and farrier displays, basket-weaving, a farmers market along with horse, cattle, sheep, goat, ferret, fur and feather classes.Continue reading “The 126th Egton show”

Rosedale Country Show

A mainstay of the country show calendar Rosedale Show in North Yorkshire attracts hundreds of visitors and entrants from across the North Yorkshire region and remains as popular as ever. Here’s a few from the show today…   #Countrypeople See more of my work on my website and blogs…. HERE Images remain copyright Ian Forsyth 2015. AllContinue reading “Rosedale Country Show”

A buzz in the air

Bees have been flying around for something like 30 million years. Through evolutionary development they have become one of the most finely tuned and organised insects on the planet. Exquisitely adapted to their environment and perfectly in tune with their surroundings. The end product of all their labour and one that mankind has utilised forContinue reading “A buzz in the air”

Egton Gooseberry Show – 2015

Close to Whitby and tucked away in the North York Moors national park is the small village of Egton Bridge. Each year on the first Tuesday in August the village holds the annual Gooseberry Show. Competitive gooseberry events used to be very popular until the start of the First World War with around 170 showsContinue reading “Egton Gooseberry Show – 2015”