Are you a budding Beckham?

Are you a budding Beckham?

Once a year the peaceful River Windrush meandering it's way through Bourton-on-the-Water is invaded by a football match which has become a not to be missed spectacle. Goalposts are set up in the river, and two teams of six players from Bourton Rovers football Club play a 30 minute match. The annual match has been taking place for over 100 years and attracts hundreds of spectators to the grassy banks of the river. If you plan on going, be warned – wear waterproofs! One of the aims is to get front row spectators as wet as possible!

This annual event takes place at 4pm on bank holiday Monday 25 August 2014.

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