Cooper’s Hill Cheese Rolling
Every Spring Bank Holiday one of England’s most eccentric festivals is held: the Cooper’s Hill Cheese Rolling. Competitors chase a round 9lb Gloucester cheese down a hill, and the first to cross the finish line wins the cheese, which can reach speeds of up to 70mph.
Competitors race at the Cheese Rolling Festival, Coopers Hill (Christian Kober/Robert Harding)
Huge crowds and ambulance crew at the Cheese Rolling Festival (Christian Kober/Robert Harding)
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