Atherstone Ball Race
Atherstone is famous for the Ball Race which happens every Shrove Tuesday.
A large ball is passed/thrown and tackled all the way down the main street. The ball was brought into Bracebridge today for residents to sign it so it is a lasting memory for the winner of the ball of all the locals that have touched and signed it.
Maggie and Sylvia with the famous ball Norman - he remembers watching the race yearly as a
Staff members with the ball
Activities co-ordinator Christine with Gwen and Joan
Gwen signing her name
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