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Your pictures: Heritage

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image copyrightSimon Ruff
image captionEach week we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week the theme is heritage and we begin with a photo taken by Simon Ruff of the Great Central Railway in Leicestershire. Mr Ruff said: "The volunteers that run this heritage railway do a superb job. You don't have to be a train spotter to enjoy the atmosphere of these events."
image copyrightChris Fletcher
image captionChris Fletcher: "The local landmark is the Headstone Viaduct which was built by the Midland Railway in 1863 over the River Wye."
image copyrightAbhiroop Ghosh Dastidar
image captionAbhiroop Ghosh Dastidar: "Yesterday and tomorrow captured in a frame in the Statesman Vintage Car Rally at Calcutta in India."
image copyrightSreeranj Sreedhar
image captionSreeranj Sreedhar: "The Fujairah Fort dates from 1670 and is considered to be one of the oldest forts in UAE."
image copyrightEmma Lane
image captionEmma Lane: "The Knights of Royal England ride out to do battle. Taken during the jousting tournament at Leeds Castle in Kent."
image copyrightGeorge Olney
image captionGeorge Olney: "Nahuatl dancers wearing penachos celebrate their heritage in the streets at the Feria del Huipil in Mexico."
image copyrightLouise Sullivan
image captionLouise Sullivan: "One of the six last remaining Dobcross weaving looms (made in Huddersfield) from the 1950s at the weaving mill I work at in Scotland. These were decommissioned four years ago in favour of faster, more modern looms from Germany, but remain part of our very important heritage."
image copyrightLucia Svecova
image captionLucia Svecova: "I consider the Mini Cooper car a British iconic car, therefore I see it as its heritage."
image copyrightMegan Jackson
image captionMegan Jackson: "My engagement ring, passed down from my grandmother to me, taken just after my fiance and I got engaged. It's got its own story to tell of a successful marriage - and another soon to come!"
image copyrightStephen Spencer
image captionStephen Spencer: "The austere ruins of Witley Court, destroyed by fire in 1937, with the Perseus and Andromeda fountain in the foreground."
image copyrightpeter storr
image captionAnd finally a photo by Peter Storr of the classroom at Beamish Museum. Next week the theme is concrete jungle and the deadline for your entries is 19 June. If you would like to enter, send your pictures to yourpics@bbc.co.uk. Further details and terms can be found by following the link below this gallery.

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