Boxing Day dip – Redcar

Hundreds of people charged into the cold waters of the North sea this morning as they take part in the annual Boxing Day dip at Redcar beach. The event which attracts many hardy souls each Boxing day morning, many wearing fancy dress, helps to raise hundreds of pounds for a wide range of local andContinue reading “Boxing Day dip – Redcar”

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”

Castle Howard Proms

Hundreds of people attended the 25th anniversary of the Castle Howard Proms event near York on Saturday evening. The theme of the event this year was a commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain and the 70th anniversary of VE day. The evening brought an evening of classic musical favourites performed by theContinue reading “Castle Howard Proms”

Durham Regatta

Durham Regatta has its origins in the annual procession of boats, originally organised by the Sheriff of County Durham and the Rt. Hon. William Lloyd Wharton, in June 1815 to celebrate the victory at the Battle of Waterloo. The event included the firing of cannon and a meal with beer for those who had foughtContinue reading “Durham Regatta”

Legend of the Penny Hedge

Lol Hodgson, the Baliff of the Manor of Fyling carries out the ancient Penny Hedge tradition in Whitby. The beginnings of this ancient custom that dates back to around 1159 are unclear but some say it was penance for the accidental killing of a hermit who was a monk at the abbey. Others say itContinue reading “Legend of the Penny Hedge”

Out and about – Whitby

So this weekend has pretty much been a ‘Whitby Weekend‘! With a couple of stories that I wanted to look at, one yesterday and the other today it also gave me the chance to go out for a wander around the town with a completely free and open brief to go and shoot whatever IContinue reading “Out and about – Whitby”

The Cleveland Hunt

Horses, riders and hounds got together at Saltburn Riding Stables today before heading out on the annual Cleveland hunt meeting.   #Clevelandhunt See more of my work on my website and blogs via the link…. HERE Images copyright Ian Forsyth No usage without arrangement

The Fleet

Some of Scarborough fishing fleet moored up in the harbour at Scarborough…   See more of my work on my website and blogs via the link… HERE Images remain copyright Ian Forsyth No usage without arrangement

Scarborough Skipping

The annual Shrove Tuesday skipping event in Scarborough, North Yorkshire officially started today with the ringing of the Pancake Bell. Traditionally the sign for the ‘women folk‘ to start making pancakes. The tradition of skipping on Shrove Tuesday is said to date back to 1903, when it’s thought that fishermen would use Shrove Tuesday toContinue reading “Scarborough Skipping”