Stunning Photos From The Sixth Haworth Steampunk Annual Weekend


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Steampunk enthusiasts attend the sixth annual Haworth Steampunk Weekend in Haworth, northern England. The three- day alternative lifestyle festival features: music, dancers, entertainers, burlesque performers, vintage vehicles, a fashion show and a masquerade ball. Steampunk is a subgenre of science fiction or science fantasy that incorporates technology and aesthetic designs inspired by 19 th- century industrial steam- powered machinery. Continue reading »

Photographer Shares His Favourite Shots Of The Landscapes Of England

Dave Zdanowicz, a prominent landscape photographer from the north of England, here shares his favourite shots from this year. This series brings together photos from January to last month, displaying the fine range of English seasons he has documented.


Bradford under starry skies on January 9, 2016. (Photo by Dave Zdanowicz/Rex Features/Shutterstock) Continue reading »

Beautiful Color Photographs Of England During The 1920s

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The summers seemed brighter, the weather warmer, the days more leisurely. The First World War—”the war to end all wars”—was long over and the 1920s began as a decade of great prosperity. But by the 1925, the years of plenty were over. The gap between rich and poor widened, with unemployment rife and beggars—many old soldiers—a common sight on the cities’ streets. Continue reading »

Seal Pup Season in England

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A Grey Seal pup and it’s mother lay in the mud at the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust’s Donna Nook nature reserve on November 24, 2014 in Grimsby, England. Seal pup numbers have increased on last year with over 800 pups born at the reserve so far. Large bull seals are the first to arrive at the reserve in late October or early November where they will wait for females. The Cow’s arrive later and are herded into harems by the bulls, where they give birth to a single pup which is covered in white fur. The seals return to the North Sea in January before returning to the same area to give birth the following year. The Donna Nook reserve is the UK’s premier destination to see Grey Seals and thousands of visitors from across the country come to see the wildlife spectacle every year. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
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Weston-Super-Mare Sand Sculpture Festival in England


Detail of a sand sculpture is seen as pieces are prepared as part of this year’s “Once Upon a Time” themed annual Weston-super-Mare Sand Sculpture festival on April 16, 2014 in Weston-Super-Mare, England. Due to open on Good Friday, a team of award winning sand sculptors from across the globe have been working to create sand sculptures influenced by fairy tales and fables but that also include some current television and cinema blockbuster hits such as The Hunger Games, Game of Thrones and The Hobbit. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
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Whitby Gothic Weekend, England


Two goths look out over Whitby as they attend the Goth weekend on November 2, 2013 in Whitby, England. The Whitby Gothic Weekend that takes place in the Yorkshire seaside town twice yearly in Spring and Autumn started in 1994 and sees thousands of extravagantly dressed followers of Victoriana, Steampunk, Cybergoth and Romanticism visit to take part in celebrating Gothic culture. (Photo by Ian Forsyth/Getty Images) Continue reading »

England’s Longest Zip Wire Opens At The Eden Project

Gaynor Coley, Eden Project’s Chief Executive, waves as she tries out the SkyWire, the new zip wire attraction which opens to the public this week at The Eden Project on July 17, 2012 in St Austell, England. The new 740m zip wire, currently the longest in England, allows the public a bird’s eye view of the iconic Rainforest and Mediterranean Biome structures as well as the Cornish attractions outdoor gardens. The Eden Project – which opened in 2001 and has attracted over one million visitors – showcases 100,000 plants from around the world in two giant transparent domes, one of which is the world’s largest greenhouse, each recreating different climate conditions. (Photo by Matt Cardy) Continue reading »

Euro 2012: England Fans to Get Only 5,000 Tickets for Quarter, Semi-Finals

Fans of the English national team have been set a new ticket limit by the organizers of the 2012 European soccer championships; they will be allocated only 5,000 seats for the quarter and semi-finals, assuming Fabio Capello’s men actually reach that stage. The reduction will mean that there are, approximately, a thousand fewer tickets than normally available.

A view of a football stadium in the Polish city of Gdansk. The stadium was built for the 2012 European football Championships. (REUTERS/Peter Andrews) Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: Foggy Day in England

A couple walk across Victoria Park during foggy weather in Leicester, England, November 20. (Darren Staples/Reuters) Click image to zoom.

Photo of the Day: England Basks in its Hottest October Day on Record

Crowds of sun seekers fill the beach on October 1 in Brighton, England. The U.K.’s national weather service the Met Office says Saturday’s temperature reached 85.8 F (29.9 C) at Gravesend in southeast England. That is the highest October temperature since records began a century ago, beating the previous high of 84.9 F (29.4 C) reached on Oct. 4, 1985. (Peter MacDiarmid / Getty Images / AP)

The Scarecrow Festival in Kettlewell, England

A scarecrow dressed as the former News International Chief Executive Rebekah Brooks, and another made from corks and dressed as a bartender stand as part of the annual scarecrow festival in Kettlewell, England. (Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images) Continue reading »