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”

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”

Durham Cathedral Public Worship

The Bishop of Durham, The Right Reverend Paul Butler and The Dean of Durham, The Very Reverend Andrew Tremlett preside and preach over a Eucharist service in Durham cathedral today. This was the first public worship held in the cathedral since Coronavirus restrictions were eased. Since Durham Cathedral’s temporary closure in March due to theContinue reading “Durham Cathedral Public Worship”

First steps

The UK Government announced that pubs, hotels, restaurants and many other areas of the hospitality, entertainment and service sectors could re-open from July 4th providing they follow guidelines on social distancing and sanitising. On assignment for Getty Images I was sent up to Newcastle to look for things to illustrate this key moment in theContinue reading “First steps”