Morning light at Robin Hood’s Bay

A few from a wander this morning as the first light of day breaks over Robin Hood’s Bay in North Yorkshire. Robin Hood’s Bay is a small fishing village located within the North York Moors National Park and five miles south of Whitby. The village, which consists of a maze of tiny streets, had aContinue reading “Morning light at Robin Hood’s Bay”

Jorvik Viking Festival

Hundreds of Viking re-enactors from all over the country take part in a march through the centre of York before fighting a battle during the finale of a living history display in the city. The battle saw hundreds of Viking warriors take to the field recreating the Battle of Stainmore which saw the betrayal andContinue reading “Jorvik Viking Festival”

Whitby Morning

Out and about in Whitby, North Yorkshire this morning to make use of some wonderful light… TECH STUFF: All pictures in this set were taken on a pair of Leica M9 cameras fitted with 50mm f2 Summicron and 35mm F2 Summicron lenses. The 50mm lens was fitted with a 3-stop ND filter to allow forContinue reading “Whitby Morning”

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”

Whitby Abbey Illuminated

A spectacular light display illuminates the historic Whitby Abbey during a press evening ahead of four nights of illumination leading up to Halloween and the popular Whitby Goth Weekend. The abbey was part of the inspiration for Bram Stoker’s novel, Dracula, and will feature performances from the novel within the ruins in the event organised by EnglishContinue reading “Whitby Abbey Illuminated”

Rosedale Show – 2016

The annual Rosedale show took place yesterday. Founded in 1871 the annual Agricultural, Horticultural and Industrial Society show remains one of the most popular shows in the calendar…   See more of my work on my website and blogs… HERE Images copyright Ian Forsyth All rights reserved. No usage without arrangement.  

Scarborough Awakens

So yesterday morning I headed further down the North Yorkshire coast to Scarborough to shoot a few pictures. Arriving at North Bay after an hour’s drive from Saltburn I was early enough to catch the high Spring tides as they caused a few waves to crash over the seawall and railings. They weren’t massive wavesContinue reading “Scarborough Awakens”

Tadcaster

So after the 300-year old bridge crossing the River Wharfe in Tadcaster collapsed after heavy flooding recently and homes and businesses were flooded the residents of the town began the long process of clearing up. The Environment Secretary Liz Truss also visited during the day yesterday and said the rebuilding of the bridge was aContinue reading “Tadcaster”