Braunton tug o’ war returns

The ladies tug. Pic: Tony Howells

The ladies tug. Pic: Tony Howells - Credit: Archant

Don’t miss all the fun on Boxing day as the Black Horse and Aggi pubs go head to head in Church Street.

The Aggi team pulled a victory at last year's tug o' war in Braunton. Pic: Tony Howells.

The Aggi team pulled a victory at last year's tug o' war in Braunton. Pic: Tony Howells. - Credit: Archant

BRAUNTON’S Boxing Day tug o’ war is back on tomorrow (Thursday).

The ladies tug. Pic: Tony Howells

The ladies tug. Pic: Tony Howells - Credit: Archant

The annual festive heave to between the Black Horse and the Agricultural Inn pubs will once again take place outside the Black Horse in Church Street between 1-2pm.

Villagers and visitors are urged to turn out and cheer on their favourites as The Aggi bids to hold on to the title it snatched last year after three years without.

This year it is hoped to raise as much money as possible towards an emergency defibrillator for the village.


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The men’s event will be followed by ladies and children’s tug o’ war contests.

The annual stand off all began in the 1960s, originally between the Black Horse and the former New Inn, until that closed down and The Aggi stepped in.

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