Raising the flag for armed forces past and present

victory flame

Danby Beacon was lit last Thursday night between 10pm and 11pm to commemorate the victory of the Allied forces under the command of the Duke of Wellington at the Battle of Waterloo.

a real folk event

As last year, Danby Music Group were playing a selection of folk tunes at the Duke of Wellington pub in Danby prior to the lighting of the beacon.
The image was captured by Whitby Gazette reader Peter Horbury.

Danby Beacon

Danby Beacon