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CELEBRATING ASHBOURNE ROYAL SHROVETIDE FOOTBALL

One Rule: Do Not Kill Your Opponent

Shrovetide is... the Start of Easter

Are you celebrating Easter with chocolate this year? Eventually, I suppose, a certain fairly local chocolate company might start making Shrovetide Football Easter Eggs! Would that be so bad? After all there are bunnies and TV characters all over Easter merchandise, so why not Shrovetide? There's even a (highly tenuous) link between the name of the game ('Shrovetide') and Easter...

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Valentine's Day Street Interviews in the East Midlands
Asking: What is 'The Greatest Act of Love?'
How do people see love, and Easter?
Recorded in the East Midlands.

Traditionally, Shrove Tuesday (pancakes, yummy!) kicks off preparations for the celebration of Easter.

Is 'Good' Friday really good? Why not watch the video, to see what people in the East Midlands make of Good Friday and Easter.

Postcards in the Shrovetide Souvenir Postcards Collection

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