2013 the Cheese-Rolling At Copper's Hill Took Place As Usual Commencing At
The Banner Reads
"Brockworth Thanks You"
[For supporting the event
with your presence]
An estimated crowd of up to
5000 people attended this year, interest being heightened by recent press
reports which have spread worldwide.
The day was
sunny and warm but windy.
There were the
usual four downhill races including the women's race, followed by one, disastrous
Chris Anderson, now serving in "The Rifles",
one of the two
largest regiments in the British Army ... was unable to attend this
year, he will have been disappointed, but other competitors may well have
been relieved not to have to compete against him.
Due to received
warnings that have received much publicity around the world, directed to
anyone who could be identified as being "connected" in some way
with the Cheese Rolling, a substitute, plastic cheese was used this year, so
a real cheese was not in fact rolled.
This did not seem to matter to either contestants or spectators, but it was
a failure as it just did not have the weight to roll properly! In the ladies
race, one lady (not the winner) picked it up and carried it down to the
We would welcome your
comments and pictures of the Cheese-Rolling for publication on the site.
An enthusiastic and tireless supporter of the
Cheese Rolling, his was the voice heard in the many radio, television & film
interviews over the years, this in addition to being the commentator for the
event each year.
Richard will be sadly missed by
all who had the pleasure and honor to have known him.
This report praised the organisation of the Cheese Rolling at Coopers Hill.
Special mention was made, regarding the important advice given to the public at
in general by this web site (www.cheese-rolling.co.uk), information that was not
made available in concise form elsewhere, specifically relating to the unique
circumstances surrounding this event and the location at Cooper's Hill.
is the original and Only Authoritative Site dedicated to the historic event
of Cheese Rolling At Cooper's Hill In Gloucestershire.
site is totally independent and
exists in support of the Cheese-Rolling event and its many thousands of
Here you will find all the latest up-to-the-minute information you need to know about past, present
and possible future events.
year we are pleased to announce that we have a new sponsor, DirectLine
Holidays is an online travel agent set up in 1993. Our experienced and
friendly team is dedicated to helping holiday makers find their dream
holiday at the best available price, in one easy search. As massive fans of
both cheese and adventure, we are proud supporters of the Cheese Rolling
Production" our Film making Company based in York, has just released a
video of the cheese rolling 2012 event. It really stands out from other
videos as you will see, giving a lot more of the fun and social part of the
Cheese rolling usually absent in other videos.
Press and media from time to time, ask for competitor details to enable
radio and television interviews with current and past winners, would you like us to have your contact details
to pass on to interested organisations?
Cooper's Hill, as viewed from the bottom and from the top.
Will YOU be here this year? -
Who will win? - Will there be a new record?
Cooper's Hill is just 300 Met
ers up this lane from the top of the car park, a very easy