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Listing all British Folk Customs:

Abbots Bromley Horn Dance
Admiralty of the Medway
Allendale Tar Barrel Carrying
Ambleside Rush-bearing
Antrobus Soulcaking
April Fools Day
Arbor Day
Ashbourne Royal Shrovetide Football
Baddeley Cake
Bainbridge Horn Ceremony
Battle of the Flowers
Bawming the thorn
Beating the Bounds
Beating the Tower Boundaries
Biddenden Dole
Biggars Fleming Queen
Blessing of the Throats
Blessing the Nets
Blessing the Sea and Diving for the Cross
Blidworth Cradle Rocking
Boars Head Feast
Bonfire Night
Border Morris
Bridgwater Squibbing
Broughton Tin Can Band
Burning the Ashen Faggot
Burns Night
Canterburys Hop Hoodening
Ceres Bannockburn Games
Changing of the Quill
Chedzoy Candle Auction
Chertsey Black Cherry Fair
Choosing Day, Brightlingsea
Cooper’s Hill Cheese Rolling
Cornish Midsummer Bonfires
Cotswold Olimpick Shin-Kicking
Cranham Feast
Denby Dale Pie
Derbyshire Well Dressing
Dicing for Bibles
Doggett's Coat and Badge Race
Durham Miners Gala
Eton Wall Game
Firing the Fenny Poppers
Footbridge Rent of one Red Rose
Gloucesters Royal Lamprey Pie Gift
Goathland Plough Stots
Grasmere Sports
Greatham Sword Dance
Grovely Rights
Guildford's Dicey Maids
Hallaton Hare Pie Scramble and Bottle-Kicking
Handsworth Longsword Dancers
Hatherleigh Carnival Tar Barrels
Haxey Hood
Helston Floral Day Furry Dance
Hereford Boy Bishop
Highland Games
Hogmanay
Holcombe Hill Egg Rolling
Hot Cross Buns for the Widow’s son
Hungerford Hocktide Court
Hunting the Mallard
Ilmington Apple Walk
Inspecting the Gibson Tomb
Jack in the Green
Jack Valentine
Jankyn Smith's Endowment
John Sayers Dole
Kichel throwing in Harwich
Kingsteignton Ram Roast
Kiplingcotes Derby
Knighthood of the Old Green
Knightlow Wroth Silver
Knutsford’s Street Sanding
Lady Scudamore's Pax Cakes
Laxton's Court Leet
Lee Fair
Leighton Buzzard's Wilkes Walk
Little Edith's Treat
Mad Maldon Mud Race
Magdalen College Oxford Outdoor Sermon
Manx Broth Wedding Custom
Mari Lwyd
Marshfield Mummers
Mass for the executed Charles I
Midgley Pace Egg Play
Midsummer Cushion Ceremony
Minden Day
Needle and Thread Ceremony
Northumberland Clog Dancing
Oakham Castle Horseshoes
Old Man’s Day
Olney Pancake Race
Opening the Oyster Fishery
Padstow 'Obby 'Oss
Passing the Port
Penny Loaf Day
Pig Face Day
Plough Monday
Plough Monday and Plough Plays
Potterne Christmas Mumming
Preston Gulid
Pretty Maid’s Charity
Punkie Night
Purbeck Marblers Football Ceremony
Quinquennial Knill Dance,
Quit Rents Ceremony
Randwick Wap
Ripon Hornblower
Rochester Sweeps' Festival
Roping Out Wedding Custom
Running Auction for White Bread Meadow
Rutland Plum Shuttles
Saddleworth Rush Cart
Scarborough Skipping Day
Shrovetide Football at Alnwick
Singing from Durham Cathedral Tower
St Bartholomew's Day Bun Race
St Briavels Bread and Cheese Throwing
St Columb Hurling
Swan Upping
Tar Barrels & Rock Cannons of Ottery
Tetbury Sack Race
The Bacup Coco-Nutters
The Bampton Morris
The Barlaston Wassail
The Barnstaple Shilling
The Braehead Basin
The Burry Man
The Church Street Feast
The Coronation Glove
The Devils Knell
The Dorset Ooser
The Druids
The Duck Feast
The Dunmow Flitch
The Offham Quintain
The Southwell Gate
The Tichborne Dole
The Town Peas
Tom Bawcock's Eve
Tuppenny Starvers
Turning the Devil’s Stone
Tynwald Day
Ufton Nervet Bread and Cloth Dole
Up Helly Aa
Vintners' Company Procession
Wardmote of the Woodmen of Arden
Wassailing the Tree
Weighing the Mayor
Welsh Love Spoons
Whittlesey Straw Bear Festival
Whuppity Scoorie
World Fen Skating Championships
World Gurning Championships

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