Item BCA - 2017.1016 - Shirt Race June 2nd 2012

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BCA - 2017.1016


Shirt Race June 2nd 2012


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pdf of 54 photographs

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The Shirt Race is organised by the SPAJERS - The Society for The Preservation of Ancient Junketing - and is run the Saturday before the late May Bank Holiday usually, but in 2012, Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th of June were both Bank Holidays because the 5th was the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. Bampton celebrated hard with many events over four days from the Saturday to the Tuesday inclusive. This Shirt Race was run on June 2nd. The competitors are seen as they approach the beer/orange squash table on the corner of Church View with Bridge Street and include the children's race and the adults' race.

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