The 105th Bilsdale Country Show

The 105th Bilsdale Country Show was held in North Yorkshire today… #Countrypeople See more of my work on my website and blogs… HERE Images copyright Ian Forsyth 2015. All rights reserved. No usage without arrangement.

Castle Howard Proms

Hundreds of people attended the 25th anniversary of the Castle Howard Proms event near York on Saturday evening. The theme of the event this year was a commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain and the 70th anniversary of VE day. The evening brought an evening of classic musical favourites performed by theContinue reading “Castle Howard Proms”

Rosedale Country Show

A mainstay of the country show calendar Rosedale Show in North Yorkshire attracts hundreds of visitors and entrants from across the North Yorkshire region and remains as popular as ever. Here’s a few from the show today…   #Countrypeople See more of my work on my website and blogs…. HERE Images remain copyright Ian Forsyth 2015. AllContinue reading “Rosedale Country Show”

The real Northern Powerhouse

More than two decades after the last pit closed in the Durham Coalfield the Durham Miners Gala or the ‘Big Meeting’ as the event is also known remains as popular as ever. The Gala forms part of the culture and heritage of the area and represents the communal values of the North East of England.Continue reading “The real Northern Powerhouse”

Duncombe Park Steam Rally

Held in the picturesque grounds of Duncombe Park near Helmsley in North Yorkshire the Duncombe Park Steam Rally attracts over 40 full sized steam engines along with miniature engines, commercial vehicles, tractors, vintage cars and motorcycles and a large array of trade stands and entertainment. Thousands of people are expected to attend the event thatContinue reading “Duncombe Park Steam Rally”

Appleby Horse Fair

The Appleby Horse Fair is an annual gathering for Gypsy, Romany and the travelling communities. The event has existed under the protection of a charter granted by James II since 1685 and it remains one of the key meeting points for these communities. Around 10,000 travellers are expected to attend the week long event whoContinue reading “Appleby Horse Fair”

The Pilgrims

Around one hundred pilgrims from Northern Cross celebrated Easter today by crossing over the mudflats to the island of Lindisfarne in Northumberland. On what was the final leg of their week long journey as they walked from many parts of northern England the pilgrims, many barefoot, walked the two and a half miles along theContinue reading “The Pilgrims”

Paddy’s Hole

A misty first light over South Gare on Teesside this morning…     See more of my work on my website and blogs…. HERE Images 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”

Sea Coal

Sea coal is collected from the beach at Saltburn by the Sea in Cleveland…   See more of my pictures on my website and blogs via the link… HERE Images copyright Ian Forsyth No usage without arrangement