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Traditional Events; Cheese Rolling

An annual event in Cooper"s Hill, near Brockworth in Gloucestershire, where a race (possibly tracing back to pagan times, in some form or another - the cheese symbolising the crop-blessing sun).

8 lb truckles of Double Gloucester are raced down a 300-yard slope. The event generally takes place near the beginning of June.

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