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see horseshoe pitchinghorseshoe pitching,
game played by two or more persons using horseshoes, the object being to throw the shoes so as to encircle a vertical iron peg that is 14 in. (35.6 cm) high. Regulation courts are at least 50 ft (15 m) long and 10 ft (3 m) wide; pitching distance is 40 ft (12.
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Remember, you can also enjoy a pint of local ale at The Pit Village beer tent and try your hand at traditional games, such as skittles, rope quoits, mini quoits, shove ha'penny, dominoes, pick-up sticks and noughts and crosses.
However there was a cost to the average Englishman because other sports such as quoits and bowls were often banned.
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Deck quoits? Only someone as out of touch as the PM could liken the historic debate about Scottish independence to a game played on cruise ships.
Also popular in Gloucestershire and Herefordshire, variations include Evesham Quoits, Table Quoits and Dobbers.
Taking part will be Welsh and British Quoits Champion Emyr Edwards, of Temple Bar, who plays for Felinfach.
Each quoit is usually an iron ring that is about 18 centimetres (7 inches) across with a 11.5 centimetre 4.5 inch) hole in the centre and are no heavier than 3 kilograms (7 pounds).
I thoroughly enjoyed Mike Huggins' article 'Oop for t' Coop: Sporting Identity in Victorian Britain' (May 2005), and it prompted me to recall the game of quoits: a sport which also became official in the 1890s, but is more or less forgotten today.
Each year the club elected an honourable lady patroness, who was allowed to attend dinners, but not throw quoits.
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