The Kirkby and District Camera Club is holding an exhibition of members work at the Old Library Room in Helmsley Town Hall. The exhibition starts on Friday 19th June and is open daily from 10.00 am to 4.30 pm and will run until Sunday 28th June. This year the exhibition will feature over 100 prints, […]
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Kirkbymoorside and District Camera Club is holding an exhibition of members work at the Old Library Room in Helmsley Town Hall. The exhibition starts on Friday 20th June and is open daily from 10.00 am to 4.30 pm and will run until Sunday 29th June. This year the exhibition will feature over 100 prints, both […]
The Yorkshire Photographic Union annual exhibition opened on Saturday 3rd May in the Bankfield Museum in Halifax. The exhibition runs to Saturday 31st May. Members of the 71 camera clubs affiliated to the YPU which are spread throughout Yorkshire compete to get images accepted in the exhibition. This year in the print section 1399 were […]
Many thanks to Mike Ward from Kirkbymoorside Camera Club who was out visiting Helmsley Castle today and making most of the beautiful light. Click on any image to view a larger version.
Many thanks to Mike Ward from Kirkbymoorside Camera Club for sending across these lovely photos – just the thing to cheer us up with all this rain!
On Thursday 7th November Kirkbymoorside and District Camera Club will be hosting Danny Green presenting The Long Journey North. The event will be held at Helmsley Arts Centre. This is a wonderful opportunity to see images by a world class natural history photographer without having to travel miles to York or Harrogate. Tickets are only […]
Hopefully you will have got into town to enjoy the many and varied artistic activities happening over the weekend as part of the Helmsley LittleFest. Congratulations to the organisers for putting on a wonderful event, blessed by some fantastic weather. Many thanks to Mike Ward from Kirkbymoorside Camera Club who was out and about capturing […]
Mike Ward from Kirkbymoorside Camera Club has caught the early days of autumn on a recent visit to Rievaulx. He sent them across for you to enjoy – thanks Mike. He notes – the fossils are on the two broken pillars at the front of the temple, on Rievaulx Terrace. The young couple meditating in […]
Mike Ward from Kirkbymoorside Camera Club was passing the fruit and veg shop in Helmsley when something caught his eye. He ponders whether it is a fruit or veg. Certainly the lady pictured found them very amusing. Find out more about them after Mike’s brilliant photographs. Gourds A gourd is a plant of the family Cucurbitaceae. Gourd is occasionally used […]
Hopefully we’ll still have some lovely sunny, warm days to enjoy before our wonderful summer passes into memory. What a great one it’s been. Here’s a photo taken by Mike Ward with the sun shining down on the market place. Thanks Mike.
A few images of the last walk of the season for the Kirkdale Walking Group, to Sutton Bank. The weather was perfect for the walk with good food in the open air at the end of the night. Mike Ward, Kirkbymoorside Camera Club – thanks Mike – fabulous vistas.
Thanks to Mike Ward once again for capturing Helmsley life on one of the many sunny days we’ve been enjoying recently.
Mike Ward, our resident photographer from Kirkbymoorside Camera Club, took his dogs for a walk and, luckily for us, his camera too.
Thanks to Mike Ward for sending across these lovely photos of the town’s floral splendours.
The Steam Rally this year enjoyed fantastic weather, I took myself up to Duncombe Park on Saturday to take some images of the Rally for the blog. All the visitors were having a good day checking out the stalls and keeping an eye on the goings-on in the big ring. All the steam engines were […]
Some great views around Helmsley and Castle Howard Arboretum. Plus Dingley Dell, (that’s if you can find it, down in the woods). Many thanks to Mike Ward from Kirkbymoorside Camera Club for these latest images.
I would like to take this opportunity through Helmsley Town Blog, to thank all who attended the preview of the Annual Kirkbymoorside Camera Club Photography Exhibition at Helmsley Town Hall. With special thanks to Janet Frank Chairman RDC and Carolyn Frank, Consort. Yvette Turnbull, Creative Economy Officer RDC. Sue Cowen, Mayor of Pickering. Judy Watson, […]
Our local photographer Mike Ward has, between Helmsley and Nunnington.
The camera club is holding an exhibition of members work at the Old Library Room in Helmsley Town Hall. The exhibition starts on Friday 21st June and is open daily from 10.00 am to 4.30 pm and will run until Sunday 30th June. Chairman, Harry Kingman says: We are grateful for the support provided by […]
For May Bank Holiday visitors in Helmsley the weather was just perfect. Many thanks to Mike Ward from Kirkbymoorside Camera Club who was out and about capturing a lovely day in Helmsley.
The Beadlam 11th Anniversary Charity Tractor Run took place on Sunday the 5th of May. Tractors all over the place with people giving money for The Yorkshire Air Ambulance, a very good show – followed by a cuppa’ Yorkshire Tea – Very Refreshing! With thanks to Mike Ward from Kirkbymoorside Camera Club.
Stunning photos again from Mike Ward from Kirkbymoorside Camera Club for you to enjoy: Mike says: “I don’t think many people stop and look, but you can see it’s very interesting growing out of the shelter”. “On a stormy morning with rolling clouds I gave this image of Helmsley Castle a surreal effect”. Many thanks […]
The final club competition for Portraits and Natural History was held on 18th April. The competition also determined the winner of the Devon Trophy which is awarded to the member with the highest aggregate score in the print section and the Moorland Cup which is for projected images. As usual the completion is in 2 […]
Two from our regular contributor Mike Ward from Kirkbymoorside Camera Club. First, the recently renovated South Gate to Duncombe Park – it looks fantastic. Also just across the A170 is the village of Sproxton, where I met and had a chat with the two walkers. They had travelled from Yeadon, West Yorkshire, to spend a […]
Something a little bit different from Mike Ward from Kirkbymoorside Camera Club – Helmsley at night. Many thanks Mike!
Thanks to Mike Ward once again for these latest images. He says; “Not much going on,but at least the sunshine is bringing out the spring bulbs”.
In the recent Open Competition held by Kirkbymoorside and District Camera Club one member, Jim Cavanagh, scored top marks not only in the print section with his image ‘Eilean Donan Dusk’ but also in the Projected Image section with ‘Harkness Rocks – Bamburgh’, then to rub salt into the wounds his other two images came […]
From the east side of Helmsley follow the road to Harome to get good views of the Castle and countryside. Many thanks to Mike Ward from Kirkbymoorside Camera Club for this image.
This shot was taken in Gillamoor – the well known “Surprise View” you get when driving/ walking through the village, just past the Church. This route leads you to the eastern entrance to Farndale, a lovely drive. Mike Ward – Kirkbymoorside Camera Club.
Just two or three miles on the B1257,turn left towards Rievaulx / Old Byland and you will eventually come across this amazing view towards Hawnby. Thanks to Mike Ward from Kirkbymoorside Camera Club for this inspiring view.