• Short Summary

    Footage of the bizarre Haxey Hood game in Haxey, Lincolnshire.

  • Description

    L/S's and M/S's of old time Haxey Hood game being played in Haxey in Lincolnshire. The idea (which apparently dates back hundreds of years) is to for the two opposing teams to throw a old fashioned women's hood to each other and attempt to be the first team to reach the local pub to claim a free glass of mead.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    995.24
    Media URN:
    19406
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/01/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:42:00 / 01:18:16:00
    Canister:
    39/4

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