In the yard of Pattenden Farm, several men and women stand around with long poles and bales of yarn; commentator explains they are about to compete in hop stringing competition - apparently, the best hops have to be strung 15' 6" in the air. The contestants take their places in...
Girls have a pillow fight, a wheelbarrow race, exercise, frolic in the sea etc.
Nice item about the annual hop stringing championship in Kent.
Hop stringing and banding contest in Kent.
Automated machines replace people - hop picking, Kent.
Men on stilts prepare supports for hop vines to grow up in Kent.
Little girls in white do traditional dancing and prance around the maypole on May Day.