If you thought that the Broadchuchians were an odd bunch, this may help explain things. Broadchurch (West Bay for the cliffs etc in actual fact) is in Dorset (‘darsett’)
The event also features a knob eating contest, knob darts and a knob-a-thon.
Other games include putt the knob, knob walking, knob archery, guess the weight of the knob and pin the knob on the Cerne Giant.
The knob eating contest started in 2012 and that year’s winner Stuart Lambert still holds the record.
“He managed 14 in the one minute time limit – he was stuffing two knobs in at a time though,” Mr Collins said.
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This extreme escapade has been going for more than two centuries and attracts participants and audiences from across the world.
Daredevil cheese chasers hurl themselves down the notoriously steep – 1:2 gradient – Cooper’s Hill in Gloucestershire as they try to catch a wheel of Double Gloucester cheese.