The Gloucester Cheese Roll on Coopers Hill . this film of the 2012 event is great! The official web site. http://www.cheese-rolling.co.uk/index1.htm >> The Gloucester Cheese Roll, where locals try and catch cheese rolling down Cooper's Hill. a 200 year long tradition. Gloucester, #England
Allegedly a 200-year-old tradition, the annual Cheese-Rolling festival in Gloucestershire, England, involved tossing a round of Double Gloucester cheese down a very steep hill and flinging oneself after it. The first person to tumble across the finish line wins the big cheese. For masochists and turophiles only. June 4th, 2012
Carl Court— May 27, 2013. Competitors run and tumble down Coopers Hill in pursuit of a fake foam round Double Gloucester cheese during the annual cheese rolling and wake near the village of Brockworth near Gloucester in western England.
England’s annual unofficial cheese rolling competition, “Cheese Rolling and Wake." Regarded as one of the oldest customs in Great Britain, with roots in a springtime heathen festival, the cheese rolling race originally involved an eight-pound wheel of Double Gloucester cheese sent careening down Cooper’s Hill in Brockworth, Gloucester, with daredevil contestants in hot pursuit.