Strengthening European Traditional Sports

Building a network to strengthen European traditional sports and games

  
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Figure: Anut Sally, players throwing batons at a wooden skittle known as a doll.

Website: www.oxfordauntsally.co.uk 

 

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Figure: An English bat and ball pubgame played between two teams of either six or eight players. Alternately one team is batting and the other team is bowling.

Website: Sevenoaks & District Bat & Trap League - www.batandtrap.org.uk 

 

 

 

Figure: men running downhill to be the first to catch the cheese.

Websitewww.cheese-rolling.co.uk

 

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Figure: A woman plays Conker, a traditional British game played by using chestnuts. 

Website: Ashton Conker Club - www.worldconkerchampionships.com

 

 

Figure: Two men playing Cornish Wrestling, a old wrestling game established in Cornwwall.

Website: Cornish Wrestling Association - www.cornishwrestling.co.uk

 

 

 

Figure: A man playing Croquet 

Website:The Croquet Association - www.croquet.org.uk 

 

dodgeball

Figure: Women ready to throw the dodgeball to the opposing team. If they can catch them, they are out of the game.

Website: UK Dodgeball Association - www.ukdba.org

 

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Figure: A ball game played on a court enclosed on three or four sides.

Website: The Rugby Fives Association -http://www.rfa.org.uk/

 

flat green lawn bowls

Websitewww.bowlsengland.com 

Figure: In London skittles you knockdown the nine pins by throwing a cheese through the air instead of a ball.

Website:  www.londonskittles.co.uk 

Demonstrationhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5qNcJCn5S0

 

 

Figure: A game similar to cricket, played on a grass field between two teams.

Websitewww.stoolball.org.uk

Figure: A table, nine skittles and 3 wooden cheeses, the material needed to play table skittles.

Website: Leicester Mixed Table Skittles Summer League - www.tableskittles.co.uk 

 











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