Thursday 21 July 2016

Celebrating British Eccentricity At The 2016 Chap Olympiad

image credit: Colin Haycock

In August, the world's gaze will fall on Rio de Janeiro for the start of the 2016 Olympics. But a very different kind of games were just held at the 12th annual Chap Olympiad, in the Bloomsbury district of London. Hundreds gathered to celebrate British eccentricity. And show an undying love of tweed and tea.

The Chap Olympiad features a myriad of activities, including umbrella jousting, moustache wrestling, not playing tennis, the Corby trouser press challenge and Butler baiting.

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