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  • This annual test of endurance sees people racing up to the village maypole whilst carring sacks of coal on their shoulders.For the men the sacks weigh 50 kg/1cwt and for […]

    Gawthorpe World Coal Carrying Championship

    This annual test of endurance sees people racing up to the village maypole whilst carring sacks of coal on their shoulders.For the men the sacks weigh 50 kg/1cwt and for […]

  • In the past this was a charity dole of money and food given only to poor widows of the parish of St Bartholomew the Great at Smithfield in London, but […]

    London Butterworth Charity & Widows Sixpence

    In the past this was a charity dole of money and food given only to poor widows of the parish of St Bartholomew the Great at Smithfield in London, but […]

  • The Battle of Towton was fought on Palm Sunday 1461 in a snowstorm and was the bloodiest battle fought on English soil. Towton Battlefield Society organize a programme of events […]

    Battle of Towton Service & Re-enactment

    The Battle of Towton was fought on Palm Sunday 1461 in a snowstorm and was the bloodiest battle fought on English soil. Towton Battlefield Society organize a programme of events […]

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