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”

Whitby Goth Weekend – It’s good to talk

So after the most recent Goth weekend was held again in the beautiful Yorkshire coastal town of Whitby I’ve posted a set of pictures from one of the days where I went along to shoot a few. This ever popular event brings those who are followers of the goth scene to the town to enjoyContinue reading “Whitby Goth Weekend – It’s good to talk”

Middlesbrough Mela

The 25th Middlesbrough Mela was held this weekend offering an opportunity for the people of the town to celebrate the diversity of the multi-cultural communities in the town…     See more of my work on my website and blogs…  HERE Images remain copyright Ian Forsyth 2015 / *Getty Images No usage without arrangement.

Chinese New Year – Newcastle

The Chinese community came together today to welcome in the Chinese New Year in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Dragon and Lion dances and a celebration of Chinese culture and food were enjoyed by thousands of people who attended the event in the Chinatown area of the city…   #Chinesenewyear See more of my work onContinue reading “Chinese New Year – Newcastle”

Come to the Mela

The multi-cultural festival that is Middlesbrough Mela kicked off in heavy rain today with a parade by children and community groups around the town centre to mark the official start of the weekend. Numerous events and stalls will be based around the town’s Centre Square area on the weekend of June 7 and 8 andContinue reading “Come to the Mela”