POWER OF THE ARCH

POWER OF THE ARCH

This is another of my photos from the trip to Seaton Delaval Hall in September, and has been awarded 3rd place in the annual photography competition relating to the Heritage Open Days all over England. The theme of the competition was Power. This arch was included in...
Heritage open day 2

Heritage open day 2

I couldn’t resist a second trip out with free access, this time to Cragside House gardens, enjoying a long walk to the Power House, Pump House and Archimedes screw. Pelton water wheel, on museum display, taken with a Lensbaby lens Pump House, in the distance,...
Heritage open day

Heritage open day

We chose to visit Vanburgh’s Seaton Delaval Hall as our free Open Day visit, which included a hard hat tour of the grounds with the project manager for the major renovations being carried out, and a scaffolding climb up to the roof . Built by Sir John Vanburgh,...
Alnwick steam weekend

Alnwick steam weekend

Paid a brief visit on Sunday to snap some folks in 1940s costume at the Aln valley Railway. A brand new railway station and visitor center has been constructed by volunteers on the outskirts of Alnwick from where the railway follows the original trackbed towards...
BEAMISH PHOTOGRAPHY WEEKEND

BEAMISH PHOTOGRAPHY WEEKEND

Beamish museum have a display of photographs in mid May, not themed, but it nevertheless seemed relevant to print and display my updated Beamish gallery there: Beamish people For some reason I can’t quite explain, my new favourite is this grabbed shot of a...
52nd MORPETH GATHERING

52nd MORPETH GATHERING

The festival is a gathering of people who come together to enjoy the traditional culture of Northumberland and the wider NE region, though it becomes a bit like a village show with so many competition categories that almost everyone is a winner. As a subject of much...