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Terry Harris: My photographic review of 2023 of Cambridgeshire and beyond

We hope you enjoy this snapshot of 2023 by leading Cambridgeshire photographer Terry Harris.

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Across Cambridgeshire – and often far beyond – photographer Terry Harris spends his days in pursuit of breaking news stories as well as capturing some of the glorious sights of our towns, villages, and cities.

Christmas Lights and Light Trail,Blickling Hall, Blickling
Thursday 07 December 2023. 
Picture by Terry Harris.

Christmas Lights and Light Trail, Blickling Hall, Blickling Thursday 07 December 2023.
Picture by Terry Harris.

Friends of the Lido in Peterborough brave a frosty morning swim in the Steaming Pool,Lido, Peterborough
Wednesday 06 December 2023. 
Picture by Terry Harris.

Friends of the Lido in Peterborough brave a frosty morning swim in the Steaming Pool,
Lido, Peterborough Wednesday 06 December 2023. Picture by Terry Harris. 

LNER Class A4 4498 Sir Nigel Gresley. N°4498 Sir Nigel Gresley was the 100th Gresley Pacific built by the Great Northern Railway / London and North Eastern Railway. Built at Doncaster as works N°1863, the locomotive entered service in 1937 following a naming ceremony at Marylebone station on 26th November. The locomotive was mainly based at London King’s Cross, with a spell at Grantham during World War II, and was briefly re-numbered as N°7 before becoming N°60007 when the LNER was merged into British Railways. On 3rd June 1956 Sir Nigel Gresley had the honour of hauling the Royal Train from King’s Cross to York with H.M the Queen on board. The “Stephenson Locomotive Society Special” of the 23rd May 1959 was the first train in the UK with a booked or advertised schedule of over 100 m.p.h. and during that trip N°60007 set the official post-war speed record for steam traction of 112 mph.
Wansford, Peterborough Thursday 06 April 2023. Picture by Terry Harris.

His work is used in publications both in this country and abroad and he has been one of the early exponents of aerial photography.

 

Hundreds line the street and take part in the parade through the city for Ely EEL Day. City Centre, Ely Saturday 29 April 2023. Picture by Terry Harris.

Kiefer Sutherland, Folk Festival, Cambridge Sunday 30 July 2023. Picture by Terry Harris.

Lib Dem Leader Ed Davey Visits Ely City, Prospects Unwrapped, Ely Wednesday 12 April 2023.
Picture by Terry Harris.

Homes on the cliffs have inch closer to destruction following further high tides with residents being forced to evacuate.
Hemsby Saturday 11 March 2023. Picture by Terry Harris.

‘Munchkinland’ village has popped up on a remote farm in Buckinghamshire in preparation for the filming of the big-screen version of Wicked. Picture by Terry Harris.

Outdoor Ice Rink, City Centre, Peterborough December 2023, Picture by Terry Harris.

River Great Ouse bursts its bank to cause wide spread flooding. St Ives, Huntingdon Sunday 12 March 2023.
Picture by Terry Harris.

Wicked Film Set Update, Ivinghoe, Leighton Buzzard Monday 15 May 2023.
Picture by Terry Harris.

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Very Big Hole – sign written by concerned resident, Murrow Lane, Wisbech St Mary Sunday 28 May 2023.
Picture by Terry Harris.

The last Truckfest at Peterborough in 2023Picture: Terry Harris

The last Truckfest at Peterborough in 2023 Picture: Terry Harris

 

Terry is also, as many know, one of the founders of CambsNews Online, sharing with our readers imagery mainly from Cambridgeshire but in this review of the year featuring assignments he has covered outside of the county.

Dramatic clouds as the Sun rises over Castle Rising as the MET office issues more weather warnings. Castle Rising, Sandringham Sunday 29 October 2023. Picture by Terry Harris.

Soham Christmas House Soham, Ely Friday 03 November 2023. Picture by  Terry Harris.

Crown Holdings, a metal can manufacturing company based in the US, is building a new beverage can manufacturing facility at Delta Park, Peterborough, in the UK. Monday 06 February 2023.
Picture by Terry Harris.

Mist covers Peterborough City on Remembrance Sunday, City Centre, Peterborough
Sunday 12 November 2023. Picture by Terry Harris.

Outdoor swimmers soak up the sun in Cambridgeshire. Lido Pool, Peterborough Sunday 25 June 2023.
Picture by Terry Harris.

King Charles III attends Sunday service, Mary Magdalene Church, Sandringham Sunday 05 March 2023.
Picture by Terry Harris.

Horses early frosty morning on the Gallops. The Gallops, Newmarket Wednesday 08 February 2023.
Picture by Terry Harris.

Balloonist Gary Davis takes advantage of the glorious calm morning to fly friends and family over the Cambridgeshire countryside Thorney, Peterborough Saturday 27 May 2023.
Picture by Terry Harris.

We hope you enjoy his snapshot of 2023.

 

 

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