The Krampus comes to Whitby

Participants dressed as the folklore figure, Krampus, posed for pictures ahead of a charity event in Whitby, North Yorkshire earlier today. The event is the only one of its kind held in the United Kingdom and helps to raise money for local charity, Whitby Wildlife Sanctuary The Krampus is a horned, anthropomorphic figure from Austro-Bavarian Alpine folkloreContinue reading “The Krampus comes to Whitby”

Ploughing Match

Entrants take part in the annual ploughing match near the North Yorkshire village of Staithes. The event which is held each year on fields above the North Sea coastline helps to raise funds for local charities and brings together farmers and ploughing experts who compete in various categories during the competition. Many still use vintageContinue reading “Ploughing Match”

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”

Good from Bad

Disabled pensioner Alan Barnes, 67, was pushing his bin outside his home in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, on January 25, when he was attacked and pushed to the ground by an attacker and suffered a broken collar bone. Following the assault, a 21-year-old beautician Katie Cutler, also from Gateshead, was so moved by the cowardlyContinue reading “Good from Bad”

Boxing Day Dip

The annual Boxing Day Dip takes place at Redcar beach. The event brings hundreds of people to the beach to take a dip in the cold north sea and helps raise hundreds of pounds for various charities…     See more of my work on my website and blogs via the link…..┬áHERE Images remain copyrightContinue reading “Boxing Day Dip”

Boxing Day Dippers

The annual Boxing Day dips takes place at Saltburn and Redcar beaches in Cleveland today. The events see hundreds of ‘dippers‘, many in fancy dress, brave the chilly North sea waters to raise money for various charities. Here’s a selection of some of my pictures from today…   http://www.ianforsythphotography.co.uk

Redcar Sports Relief

Yesterday morning saw hundreds of people descend on Redcar racecourse in Cleveland to take part in the ‘Sports Relief Mile’ charity event to help raise money that is ultimately spent by Comic Relief to help people living incredibly tough lives, both at home in the UK and across the world’s poorest countries. From transforming theContinue reading “Redcar Sports Relief”