The Game of Haxey Hood (1929) | BFI National Archive
In North Lincolnshire we witness the game of Haxey Hood, in which the villagers of Haxey and Westwoodside tussle with one another whilst pursuing the 'hood', originally a hat worn by Lady de Mowbray, which got blown off in a gust of wind whilst she was out riding. To the Lady's delight it was rescued by the villagers and has been celebrated by replaying this game every year since. Who says village life is boring! (Laraine Porter)
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365DaysofSport - HAXEY HOOD - Show 67/365
700 years old and completely mental...
She's Dope written by Michael Badger of The Demon Parade
Haxey Hood 2016
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HAXEY HOOD 6 JAN 2010 PART 2
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Odd Sport - Haxey Hood
It's a 700-year-old tradition from North Lincolnshire in rural England, but we're unsure how the hood turned into a piece of leather tubing...
Bizarre: The ancient game of Haxey Hood
Action from the annual Haxey Hood competition, which sees villagers try push a 'hood' into a local pub.
HAXEY HOOD 6 JAN 2010 MANDA GETTING STUCK IN
HAXEY HOOD 6 JAN 2010 SNOW SNOW EVERY WHERE
Motogp.Silverstone 2010 125's having a quick lap
Bottle kicking 07
Year event, best day of the year. every easter monday. Starts on Hare Pie Bank at 3, no rules! just two villages (anyone welcome) head to head on fields fighting of a beer barrel. complete madness but great fun.
Haxey Hood 2008 - Upon yon hill the game will commence
Once a year in a field in Lincolnshire...
Haxey Hood 2011 - Look North report
Dodgy picture quality with some problems with sound - but you get the jist. Non-yokels should look out for:
- celebrity interviews with (Jules' sister) Angie and (brother-in-law) Kev
- pictures of me shoving in the sway, sporting my magnificent holiday beard
- pictures of Jules' parents' pub - the legendary (and victorious!) Carps.
Axholme Tanks Training Session
Members of the awesome Axholme Tanks basketball team trainig at Epworth leisure centre on 28 Jan 2007
west wood side carp
i thought i would make a slide show of a few of the carp i have caught at the
syndicate fishery west wood side i will be uploding some more photos of the other catches i have had in diffrent lakes soon
A festive game of punch-ups
The twelfth day of Christmas (6th January) is for the Haxey Hood game, a primitive kind of rugby, which dates back to the 14th Century.
Smutsig och våldsam tradition
På en lerig brittisk åker utkämpas varje år The Haxey Hood. Lagen tävlar om segertrofen i en kamp som har anor från 1300-talet.
Publicerad på hd.se måndag 15 januari 2007.
Haxey tournament champions 2008
Im the one in grey lol
Snow Day / Snow Fight At North Acholme
A giant snowball fight at north axholme school!!!!