Gallery: Harvest time in East Anglia

Harvest in Great Barton on Sunday afternoon by Andrew Mutimer

Harvest in Great Barton on Sunday afternoon by Andrew Mutimer - Credit: citizenside.com

Harvest is a vital time in East Anglia as the region’s farmers work night and day to gather their crop.

The 2015 harvest gets under way on a field of barley in Fornham�St Martin near Bury St Edmunds.

The 2015 harvest gets under way on a field of barley in Fornham�St Martin near Bury St Edmunds. - Credit: citizenside.com

For centuries the farming community of East Anglia has put food on the tables of families up and down the country, earning the nickname as the ‘bread basket of England’, with the industry still forming a vital part of the region’s economy.

As the tractors, combine harvesters and hand pickers come out for 2015, our readers have captured these beautiful images of the harvest in action, all set in the picturesque East Anglian countryside.