Great turn-out in Battle as town upholds Easter marbles tradition

There was fantastic fun in Battle on Good Friday when the annual tradition of marbles on the Abbey Green took place.

Tuesday, 23rd April 2019, 10:17 am
Updated Tuesday, 23rd April 2019, 10:23 am
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-071719001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-071719001

In contrast to last year’s rain, the event enjoyed glorious sunshine as teams in fancy dress competed against each other.

There was lots of fun too for children who took part in an Easter Bonnet Competition and enjoyed scrambling for one thousand marbles.

Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-070746001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-070735001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-070724001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-070627001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-070605001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-070554001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-070044001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-070033001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-070010001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-065948001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-065926001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-070757001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-070543001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-070509001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-070457001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-070324001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-070313001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-070240001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-070107001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-071708001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-071657001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-071646001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-071612001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-071539001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-071453001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-071336001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-071012001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-070939001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-071302001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-071206001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-071155001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-071133001
Battle Marbles 2019. Photo by Frank Copper SUS-190420-071023001