Keep calm and carry oil

Scooter enthusiasts from all around the country arrived in Whitby to take part in the Easter National Scooter Rally this weekend. The event was an opportunity to visit the North Yorkshire fishing town to enjoy live entertainment and music, visit the parts fair and custom show, check out the other scooters and to meet upContinue reading “Keep calm and carry oil”

Behind the Scenes – The NYMR

A look at the hard work that goes on behind the scenes with the dedicated volunteers, staff, firemen and drivers at the┬áNorth Yorkshire Moors Railway who start each day at 5am at the engine sheds in Grosmont to ensure that all the steam locomotives used are fired up and ready to go and are inContinue reading “Behind the Scenes – The NYMR”

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 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”

Take the hill

The roar of old engines broke the morning silence in Saltburn by the Sea today as the historic Hill Climb began once again. Cancelled last year due to the heavy flooding that caused severe damage in the Cat Nab car park and other parts of the town the competitors and classic car and motorcycle enthusiastsContinue reading “Take the hill”

The engine shed

Work continued in earnest this morning at the engine sheds of the North Yorkshire Moors Railway in the small Yorkshire village of Grosmont. The work was to prepare the steam locomotives ‘Chiru‘ and ‘Eric Treacy‘ for a short ceremony to mark the construction of a second platform at Whitby train station. This second platform willContinue reading “The engine shed”

Pickering Traction Engine Rally

Today saw the start of the 62nd Pickering Traction Engine Rally in North Yorkshire where homage is paid to the early industrial heritage of Great Britain and to a country who’s strength was built on steam power. The rally features one of the largest lines of showman’s engines and fairground organs seen in the northContinue reading “Pickering Traction Engine Rally”

Redcar Land-Sailing

The final round of the British land-sailing championships ran this weekend on the flat sands of Coatham beach in Redcar. The event brought together some of the United Kingdom’s best land sailors to take part in the competition. See more of my work here……. Ian Forsyth photography

High Steppers

The Horse Fair that takes place in the historic market town of Appleby in Cumbria, United Kingdom is the traditional event where gypsies and travellers gather together each year. The event remains one of the largest and oldest events in Europe and gives the opportunity for travelling communities from all over the country and furtherContinue reading “High Steppers”

Skipton Waterway Festival

The Skipton Waterway Festival is a popular canal boat event held in the Skipton canal basin in Yorkshire. It is due to attract around 60 to 70 boaters to the three day festival with around 10,000 visitors expected over the bank holiday weekend. This year the theme of Tour De France Grand Depart was chosenContinue reading “Skipton Waterway Festival”