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One of the oddest and iconic events that take place in Gloucestershire is cheese rolling. While it may sound like British eccentricity at its best, in fact it is steeped in legend and has a histori… Great Places, Places To See, Gloucester England, Forest Of Dean, Cheese Rolling, Thing 1, Far Away, Great Britain, United Kingdom

Gloucestershire - Our Crazy County - Photos: Cheese Rolling 2009

Re-live the madness & mayhem of this year's Cheese Rolling on Cooper's Hill near Brockworth.

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Travel books: Wacky Nation and Lyttelton's Britain

The latest travel books reviewed. This week: Wacky Nation by James Bamber and Sally Raynes and Lyttelton's Britain by Iain Pattinson.

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Week in pictures: 28 May - 3 June 2016

A selection of the best news photographs from around the world, taken over the past week.

Cooper’s Hill Cheese Rolling is an extraordinary event in England. 5000 participants chase a rolling cheese down the hill. Definitely for your bucket list! Cheese Rolling, Festivals Around The World, Carnivals, Equinox, Great Britain, Rolls, Bucket, Around The Worlds, Carnavals

Cooper’s Hill Cheese Rolling & Wake: Catch It If You Can!

At this extraordinary annual event in England, up to 5000 participants run after a rolling Double Gloucester cheese which zooms down the steep Cooper's Hill. This once-in-a-lifetime craziness is definitely something for your bucket list! Learn more about this English tradition:

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Cooper's Hill Cheese-Rolling

Last Monday, May 25th, the annual Cooper's Hill Cheese-Rolling and Wake was held near Gloucester, England. In a tradition that dates back at least 200 years, possibly much longer, groups of fearless competitors chase an 8 pound (3.5 kg) round of Double Gloucester Cheese down an extremely steep and uneven hill, with a 1:1 gradient in some parts. Thousands of spectators gather to watch the five downhill and four uphill races, and to celebrate the winners and console the losers afterward…

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Cheese-rolling spectators gather for Cooper's Hill tradition

Thousands gather to watch cheese rolling veteran Chris Anderson win two more cheese-chasing downhill races.

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The English Folk Dance and Song Society introduces you to the wonderful world of British folk customs by delving into their photographic collection From its abundance of traditional songs, tunes and dances, to its strange but locally revered calendar customs, English communities...

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Gloucester's Cheese-Rolling Race

Every year locals tumble 650 feet down to the bottom of the hill chasing a Double Gloucester cheese.

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Injuries at annual cheese rolling contest 2018 in UK

Dramatic footage of people throwing themselves down Cooper's Hill at the annual cheese rolling contest in the UK. Injuries included a dislocated shoulder as ...

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Why People Risk Their Lives Chasing Cheese

Every spring in Gloucestershire, UK, people compete for wheels of the local cheese by throwing themselves down a hill.

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Reasons to be cheerful in 2013

From cheese rolling to 'Arvinder' the royal baby, we scour the country for something to look forward to over the next 12 months

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Gloucestershire Cheese Rolling 2020 on Coopers Hill in Gloucester

Please note, this event has been postponed. The Gloucestershire Cheese Rolling is expected to return in 2020, with spectators flocking from far and wide to see the world-famous sporting action on Cooper’s...