Richard O Smith in Ely

Monday 16th July 2012

  • Venue The Bookshop, 9 High Street, Ely, CB7 4LJ
  • Doors open 7pm
  • Start time 7.30pm
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Richard O Smith, writer for Radio 4’s The Now Show and well-loved comedian, provides a timely treat for us in Britain’s Most Eccentric Sports, a fascinating, funny and enlightening examination of the esoteric pastimes we have enjoyed for centuries, and that have been woefully ignored in the event selection for the Olympics.

With Richard as our guide, we will be warming up for Olympic season with a whistle-stop tour that could include cheese rolling, a pram race, the Pantomime Horse Grand National, or an event very close to our own hearts in Ely. Join us, and celebrate our long history of sport – in one form or another…