Sunday, 16 October 2011

Smashing conkers

The annual conker tournament, fifteen years old this year, took place again at The Red Lion pub in Boundary (near Dilhorne) today.
If you think it looks a little low-key, then you don’t know that the winner’s name is inscribed on the shield that hangs in the pub. Yes, the winner gets a guaranteed posterity!

Oddly, the winning conker also hangs there...

See: The Red Lion

1 comment:

  1. Seen plenty of conkers this year, but not caught anyone playing the old game. Kids these days do not seem to play it anymore. Probably this has something to do with Elf n Safety.