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  •   The swans in the River Thames all belong either to the Sovereign or to the Worshipful Companies of Vintners or Dyers who were granted the privilege of ownership by […]

    River Thames Swan Upping

      The swans in the River Thames all belong either to the Sovereign or to the Worshipful Companies of Vintners or Dyers who were granted the privilege of ownership by […]

  •   The Worshipful Company of Vintners is a London trade guild for purveyors of wine. The Company elects its new Master each year in July, and a special service is […]

    London Procession of the Worshipful Company of Vintners

      The Worshipful Company of Vintners is a London trade guild for purveyors of wine. The Company elects its new Master each year in July, and a special service is […]

  •   Snails are prevalent in the marshy land of Norfolk, making it a natural setting for a mollusc racing event. The competition has been running (or more accurately slowly sliding) […]

    Congham World Snail Racing Championship

      Snails are prevalent in the marshy land of Norfolk, making it a natural setting for a mollusc racing event. The competition has been running (or more accurately slowly sliding) […]

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