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  •   Hurling is the Cornish form of the festival handball/mass football games that typically take place around Shrovetide or Easter. The balls used are small likeĀ  Scottish handballs but are […]

    St Columb Hurling

      Hurling is the Cornish form of the festival handball/mass football games that typically take place around Shrovetide or Easter. The balls used are small likeĀ  Scottish handballs but are […]

  • The Moonraking Festival is held every other February at Slaithwaite to commemorate a local legend of cunning smugglers, who nearly got caught retrieving their contraband hidden in the local pond […]

    Slaithwaite Moonraking Festival

    The Moonraking Festival is held every other February at Slaithwaite to commemorate a local legend of cunning smugglers, who nearly got caught retrieving their contraband hidden in the local pond […]

  • Skipping on Shrove Tuesday was formerly carried out in numerous locations across the country; at Scarborough the tradition is still thriving. Its origins are unknown but it’s been happening for […]

    Scarborough Skipping

    Skipping on Shrove Tuesday was formerly carried out in numerous locations across the country; at Scarborough the tradition is still thriving. Its origins are unknown but it’s been happening for […]

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