Category Archives: Competitions

Last Sunday was the Lowland Games which takes place in a field in Thorney on the levels of Somerset.  I was one of the official photographers at the event and witnessed everything from fancy dress raft racing to terrier racing, ferret racing, wife carrying (through mud and sawdust!), the ‘Chunder Challenge,’ and mud wrestling.  All […]

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Every year Ottery St Mary goes a bit crazy on the 5th November.  Locals to the town race through the streets with burning tar barrels on their backs.  It’s something that has been going on for generations, for hundreds of years.  There are conflicting historical roots to the event.  Some say it pre-dates Guy Fawkes, […]

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