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.  

The 150th Ryedale Agricultural Show

The Ryedale Show was established in 1855 and is a traditional agricultural show renowned for its very high standard of entries in all sections. The show is run with both the farming community and townspeople’s interests in mind with eight show rings running throughout the day exhibiting prime cattle, horses, pigs and sheep along withContinue reading “The 150th Ryedale Agricultural Show”

The Yorkshire Shepherdess

Clive and Amanda Owen live and work at Ravenseat farm near Keld deep in the Yorkshire dales. Hard-working and incredibly passionate about their work the 2,000 acres of exposed moorland farm is home to some 1,000 of their beloved Swaledale sheep as well as cattle, horses, pigs and chickens. Living with them in this remoteContinue reading “The Yorkshire Shepherdess”

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.

Borrowby Country Show and Gymkhana

First held in  1949 the Borrowby Country Show and Gymkhana is now a regular feature in the show calendar in North Yorkshire. The popularity of this show seems to be growing and with plenty of youngsters getting involved today hopefully the future of these smaller but no less important shows will remain secure helping toContinue reading “Borrowby Country Show and Gymkhana”

Last Day – Great Yorkshire Show 2015

So after three days the Great Yorkshire Show  came to an end today. I went along and covered the first day (pictures can be seen here) and today and a few of the pictures I shot can be seen below…   See more of my work on my website and blogs via the link….. HERE Copyright IanContinue reading “Last Day – Great Yorkshire Show 2015”

First day – Great Yorkshire Show 2015

England’s premier agricultural show opened it’s gates today for the start of three days of showcasing the best in British farming and the countryside. The event, which attracts over 130,000 visitors each year displays the cream of the country’s livestock and offers numerous displays and events giving the opportunity for visitors to see many differentContinue reading “First day – Great Yorkshire Show 2015”

Feeding the Swaddles

Hill farmer Mark Rukin from Gatehouse Farm near Keld heads out on his quad bike to feed his stock of pure bred Swaledale sheep following a night of snow and freezing cold temperatures on the North Yorkshire Moors…     See more of my work on my website and blogs…. HERE Images copyright Ian Forsyth NoContinue reading “Feeding the Swaddles”

Out and about in Swaledale

I was out and about in Swaledale in Yorkshire for most of this morning shooting a few pictures for the papers and their websites. Lovely part of the world over there and was a great drive up in the hills as I headed over to the A66 on the Cumbrian border. See the links atContinue reading “Out and about in Swaledale”