Traditional, Eccentric & British

12January

World Mountain Bike Chariot Racing

Powys | 12 January 19

Tough race for Mountain Bikers and those interested in Romans.

01June

World Custard Pie championships

Kent | 01 June 19

Come along to a great family day out

25July

St Ives John Knill Ceremony

Cornwall | 25 July 21

A QUAINT, QUIRKY, QUINQUENNIAL SLICE OF St IVES - THE 43rd JOHN KNILL CELEBRATIONS

04May

Arbor Day Aston on Clun

shropshire | 04 May 19

The only place in the UK that still marks this ancient tradition.

29May

Oak Apple Day

United Kingdom | 29 May 19

Nationally recognised with events on around the Country

21December

Burning the clocks

East Sussex | 21 December 18

A carnival procession to celebrate the start of the winter solstice

21December

Penzance Montol Festival

Cornwall | 21 December 18

A cornish mid winter celebration

23December

Tom Bawcock Eve (Mousehole)

Cornwall | 23 December 18

A quaint traditional celebration of a Cornish villager.

24December

Axmouth Burning the Ashen Faggot

Devon | 24 December 18

A quaint event that dates back hundreds of years

24December

Richmond Poor Old Hoss

North Yorkshire | 24 December 18

A Festive quaint event

24December

Tolling the Devils Knell in Dewsbury

West Yorkshire | 24 December 18

A festive christmas eve service with a difference

01January

Otley New Years Day Swim

West Yorkshire | 01 January 19

Start the New Year with a dip in the river Wharfe

14April

UK Wife carrying race

Surrey | 14 April 19

Carry your wife like a Viking raider

26December

The Cutty Wren Ceremony Middleton (Suffolk)

Suffolk | 26 December 18

An ancient procession involving a procession and dancing

26December

Boxing Day Swim, West Bay AKA The West Bay Wallow

Bridgend | 26 December 18

Bridport Round Table will be collecting donations towards local charities on the day.

26December

Flamborough Sword Dance

North Yorkshire | 26 December 18

A traditional Yorkshire Sword Dance

26December

Barrel Rolling in Grantchester

Cambridgeshire | 26 December 18

The Traditional Boxing Day Grantchester Barrel Rolling

31December

Allendale Tar Barrels

Northumberland | 31 December 18

A lively midnight procession and celebration

06December

Greatham Annual Sword Dance

County of Durham | 06 December 18

Come and enjoy Greatham sword and dance

26December

Fisherman and Fireman Football Match and Raft Race

North Yorkshire | 26 December 18

Comic football match and crazy raft race

26December

Windlesham Pram Race

Surrey | 26 December 18

A Pram Race is run each year with the sole purpose of raising money for charity

29May

Oak Apple Day in Great Wishford

Wiltshire | 29 May 19

A Traditional Oak Apple Celebration in Wiltshire

08May

Helston Flora Day

Cornwall | 08 May 19

Come and enjoy this traditional Cornish extravaganza

05January

Bodmin Wassail

Cornwall | 05 January 19

An ancient custom first recorded in Bodmin in 1624

06January

Guildford Twelfth Night Wassail

Surrey | 06 January 19

A celebration of Twelfth night in Guilford

13July

Roman Tours

Cheshire West and Chester | 13 July 18

Fascinating walking tours of Roman Chester with an authentic Roman Soldier

19January

Chepstow Wassail and Mari Lwyd

Monmouthshire | 19 January 19

A traditional musical event on the English and Welsh border

16November

Chester Mid-Summer Watch Xmas Lights

Cheshire West and Chester | 16 November 18

Annual parade dating back to the 1400s

26May

Coopers Hill Cheese Rolling

Gloucestershire | 26 May 19

Chasing cheese since the 1800's

26December

Handsworth Sword Dance

South Yorkshire | 26 December 18

A traditional dance is Longsword, also known as ‘Hilt and Point’ held on Boxing day

31December

Newburgh Oddfellows Parade 2018

scotland | 31 December 18

A New Years Eve Procession with a twist to support charity

31December

Mountain Ash Nos Galan Road Race 2018

south wales | 31 December 18

An traditional annual five-kilometre run on New Years Eve

26December

Grenoside Sword Dance

South Yorkshire | 26 December 18

Traditional sword dancing on Boxing day

26December

Matlock Raft Race 2018

Derbyshire | 26 December 18

an annual charitable event in Matlock, Derbyshire on Boxing Day

31December

Stonehaven Fireballs 2018

Aberdeenshire | 31 December 18

A New Years Eve Celebration with Fire Balls

26December

Marshfield Paper Boys

Gloucestershire | 26 December 18

A Gloucestershire traditition for Boxing Day

24November

Ulverston Dickensian Festival 2018

Cumbria | 24 November 18

Held on 24th and 25th November 2018

15November

The Worlds Biggest Liar Competition 2018

Cumbria | 15 November 18

World's Biggest Liar on Thursday 15th November 2018.

31December

Hop-tu-Naa

Isle of Mann | 31 December 18

A Celtic festival celebrated in the Isle of Man on 31 October.

26December

Waltham cross Bakers and Sweeps Charity Football match

Hertfordshire | 26 December 18

The bakers & Sweeps have been raising money for local charities since 1908

01January

Mapleton Raft Race and Bridge Jump

Derbyshire | 01 January 19

Come and watch the brave hearted on the annual New years day bridge jump

24November

BRIXHAM LIGHTS LANTERNS ‘LUMINATIONS

Devon | 24 November 18

November 24 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

26December

Llandudno Boxing Day Swim 2018

north wales | 26 December 18

Held at the sea front 26th December 2018

01January

Abersoch RNLI New Years Day Swim 2019

Gwnyedd | 01 January 19

Monday 1st January 2018 - Abersoch RNLI Sponsored New Year's Day Dip

25December

2018Porthcawl Christmas Day Swim 2018

Mid Glamorgan | 25 December 18

Swim for charity on 25th December 2018 Register at 1030

01January

Barry Island New Year Day Swim 2019

Glamorganshire | 01 January 19

Annual new year day swim on 1st January 2018

12December

Carols in the Courtyard at Pentillie Castle 2018

Cornwall | 12 December 18

Weds 12th December 2018, 6pm

25December

Uppies and Doonies Ba game

Orkney | 25 December 18

Join a traditional festive mass game of football

25January

Burns Night

scotland | 25 January 19

Annually celebrated in Scotland on or around January 25.

01January

Whitesands New Years Day Charity Swim 2019

Pembrokeshire | 01 January 19

Raise money for the swim on 1st January 2019

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