Beckett’s First Love

The Park Bench Theatre perform Samuel Beckett’s First Love during an open air play in a socially distanced covid secure space in Rowntree Park on August 12, 2020 in York, England. As coronavirus lockdown restrictions are eased in many areas, the theatre and the arts sectors begin to re-start their businesses. First Love is aContinue reading “Beckett’s First Love”

The Laing

The Laing Art Gallery re-opens to the public on August 10, 2020 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. As Coronavirus pandemic lockdown closures are eased galleries begin to re-open around the country as they try and re-start their businesses. The Laing Art Gallery opened in 1901 after funds to build the gallery were provided by AlexanderContinue reading “The Laing”

Behind the Shot : The Drive-In

Sometimes a simple piece of equipment can lend itself to making a different shot from an unusual angle. In this Behind the Shot I’ll be looking at a simple but effective technique I used for this shot from a drive-in movie tour I covered that stopped off at a long-stay car park at Newcastle airport.Continue reading “Behind the Shot : The Drive-In”

Hazel Grove – Self Published

I’ve recently finished putting together another self-published book. This time I’ve brought together a collection of pictures that I’ve shot when I walk my dog in the morning. The area I take her to is an area of woodland that meanders from the back of my house down to the beach. Somedays I am ableContinue reading “Hazel Grove – Self Published”

At the Drive-In

Cars park up to watch a showing of Jaws during a drive-in cinema experience at Newcastle Airport on August 05, 2020 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. The venue at Newcastle airport is one of 12 venues around the country that will host the drive-in cinema tour offering 80’s classics and 2010’s blockbuster movies. Entertainment isContinue reading “At the Drive-In”

Storm Clouds over Saltburn

Living on the coast offers much. One of the main attractions for me is the weather. It can go from bright and sunny one minute to dark, brooding storm clouds the next. Today was one such day. The south westerly winds blew at pace across the sky bringing with it thunder clouds and intermittent heavyContinue reading “Storm Clouds over Saltburn”

Beamish Museum Re-opens

Members of staff at Beamish Museum make final preparations today as it prepares to re-open to the public. The Museum will re-open to the public on July 23 following the reduction of Coronavirus restrictions. Visitors must pre-book a time slot to visit the museum and a range of social distancing and protective measures have beenContinue reading “Beamish Museum Re-opens”

Big Jack

Hundreds of well wishers lined the streets of Ashington in Northumberland today to pay their respects as the funeral cortege for Jack Charlton passes through his childhood home town. Affectionately known as ‘Big Jack’, he was part of the World Cup winning team in 1966 and played as a defender for England. He spent hisContinue reading “Big Jack”

Hazel Grove Woods

Another wander down through Hazel Grove this morning brought a few half-decent results that I might be able to add to my ever increasing collection of pictures from this wonderful little woodland… You can see more of my pictures from Hazel Grove over on my website here Images (c) Ian Forsyth See more of myContinue reading “Hazel Grove Woods”