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Coopers Hill Cheese Rolling 2018
Where: Gloucester, United Kingdom
When:  Monday, May 28, 2018 - Monday, May 28, 2018
Every year, in the last Monday of May, a very extraordinary event takes place. The event that is held in the nature reserve Coopers Hill near Birdlip in Gloucestershire region (south west England), attracts thousands of local spectators as well as tourists. Due to the mass of expected guests it is recommended to book a room in advance. The competition preserved an ancient tradition that according to the experts' estimation goes as far as the Pre Roman times. Hundreds of youngsters gather on the top hill for a chase after a cheese rolling...(read more)