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”

The Fleet

Some of Scarborough fishing fleet moored up in the harbour at Scarborough…   See more of my work on my website and blogs via the link… HERE Images remain copyright Ian Forsyth No usage without arrangement

Scarborough Skipping

The annual Shrove Tuesday skipping event in Scarborough, North Yorkshire officially started today with the ringing of the Pancake Bell. Traditionally the sign for the ‘women folk‘ to start making pancakes. The tradition of skipping on Shrove Tuesday is said to date back to 1903, when it’s thought that fishermen would use Shrove Tuesday toContinue reading “Scarborough Skipping”

Scarborough dawn

Down in Scarborough in North Yorkshire for first light this morning to finish off a commercial job I’ve been working on for the last couple of weeks and took the opportunity to grab a couple of shots for myself around the harbour while I was there…     See more of my pictures on myContinue reading “Scarborough dawn”

COAST PEOPLE – Scarborough

A day shooting for ‘Coast People’ down the coast in Scarborough…   Kittiwake Sunday morning routine Piggy back Beach huts Dog walk Motor scooter along the prom Scarborough Castle Camper van couple Cycling along the promenade Three yachts Time alone Boat’s cabin The captain of a boat checks his mooring lines Couple on the seaContinue reading “COAST PEOPLE – Scarborough”

Coast People – Scarborough

From the seaside spa town of Scarborough in North Yorkshire…

Some things can’t be fixed

The elaborate tombstone marking the spot where Jimmy Savile was laid to rest in a Scarborough cemetery was removed at midnight last night after Savile’s family requested it be taken away out of “respect to public opinion”. The move came after police said they believe the “predatory sex offender” could have abused up to 25 victimsContinue reading “Some things can’t be fixed”

UK Pro Surf, Scarborough

The Scarborough Surf Festival returned to North Bay in Scarborough featuring Round 3 of the UK Professional Surf Tour. The best professional surfers in the UK attended to display their talents and compete to win the UK Professional Surfing Title. Some of the pictures from the event can be seen below. Click on the firstContinue reading “UK Pro Surf, Scarborough”

Coast People – Filey

As my ‘Coast People‘ photo-story gains momentum I spent a few hours visiting the traditional English seaside town of Filey yesterday. Filey is a small town on the Yorkshire coast sitting between Bridlington further south and Scarborough to the north. The town has enjoyed the reputation of being a seaside resort since Victorian times andContinue reading “Coast People – Filey”