The people of Chester-le-Street in Durham play football through the town at the start of Lent.
Item title reads - Chester-le-street, Durham celebrates the advent of Lent with centuries old game of football through the town.
M/S of the Red Lion Inn with a few men stood in front of it, the camera pans across to some fencing. L/S of a large crowd gathered outside Taylors Chemists, a man throws the football to them from an upstairs window, they move off in pursuit of the ball. L/S as they all run down the street. M/S of one man running through the river with the ball while people stand at the side, he holds it up. M/S as people surround him in an attempt to get the ball.