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2017 Haxey Hood Game

2017 Haxey Hood Game

2017 Haxey Hood Game Details

6 January 14:00-16:00
North Lincolnshire

The story goes like this: During the 13th century, a gust of wind whipped the hood off of Lady de Mowbray. Farm workers chased & caught the hood. This so delighting her that she ordered the pursuit to be repeated.

The Haxey Hood is a traditional event in the parish of Haxey, focused on a contest in the village of Haxey in North Lincolnshire, England. On the afternoon of 6 January, the Twelfth Day of Christmas.

It is similar to a large rugby football scrum (called the sway) which pushes a leather tube (called the hood) to 1 of 4 pubs, where it remains until next year’s game.


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Start: 01/14/2017 14:00

End: 01/14/2017 16:00

Timezone: UTC

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