Take that, health and safety people! Another foolhardy British tradition – this time with huge fireballs and a whole lot of flammable kilts – lives on.
A festive fancy dress football match between fishermen and fireman in Scarborough, with a dunking for the losers.
The brave villagers of Allendale in Northumberland celebrate New Year with some rather spectacular headgear.
This sleepy little Cambridgeshire village barrels into life on Boxing Day.
Well, that’s one way to recycle your newspapers! This shaggy Gloucestershire mummers troupe is famous for its quirky Boxing Day performance.
A celebration of one long-dead fisherman and the rather peculiar, not to mention unnerving, ‘star gazy pie’.
Now this crazy game of mass street ball is the way to keep warm over Christmas and New Year!
Homemade lanterns and costumes all go up in flames in this singular seaside parade.
If you find yourself in Key West on December 31st be sure to take an umbrella, because it’s gonna start raining men.
When most of us are wrapping presents, slurping mulled wine and hanging tinsel, the residents of Oaxaca City are busy carving radishes.