Pickering wartime and 1940’s weekend

Once again the wartime and 1940’s weekend brought re-enactors, enthusiasts and visitors to Pickering and the surrounding areas to turn the clock back for a short time and immerse themselves into a bit of wartime nostalgia for the weekend…   See more of my work on my website and blogs… HERE Images copyright Ian ForsythContinue reading “Pickering wartime and 1940’s weekend”

Pickering Game and Country Fair

One of the first country shows in North Yorkshire took place over this weekend as the Pickering Game and Country show got underway. Set in acres of parkland close to the North Yorkshire Moors this annual event celebrates all aspects of the countryside and offers an opportunity for visitors to watch and experience much of whatContinue reading “Pickering Game and Country Fair”

Pickering Traction Engine Rally

Today saw the start of the 62nd Pickering Traction Engine Rally in North Yorkshire where homage is paid to the early industrial heritage of Great Britain and to a country who’s strength was built on steam power. The rally features one of the largest lines of showman’s engines and fairground organs seen in the northContinue reading “Pickering Traction Engine Rally”

War Weekend

The annual 1940’s and Wartime Weekend takes place in Pickering, England. The event features World War Two re-enactments, living history groups and enthusiasts dressed as British, German and Russian Troops, American GI’s as well as a host of other civilian characters from that time. Parades also take place through the Yorkshire town showing military andContinue reading “War Weekend”

Don’t mention the war

Once again the popular Yorkshire War Weekend held at numerous locations throughout North Yorkshire this weekend brought thousands of visitors and participants to the towns and villages scattered around the county. Here are a few pictures from today in Pickering…