Whole village turns out for a medieval game of football, others race bathtubs

Only in Britain! Whole village turns out for a medieval game of football, others race bathtubs and take dips in the freezing sea in eccentric rituals to see in the New Year Youths from the Kirkwall, Scotland spent the day taking part in the Boys New Years Ba Game

By Terri-ann Williams For Mailonline

Published: 14:36 GMT, 1 January 2020 | Updated: 14:37 GMT, 1 January 2020

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While many party-goers up and down the UK emerged bleary-eyed today from celebrating New Year, some took the opportunity to take part in brilliant and bizarre activities including racing bathtubs and taking dips in the freezing cold sea.

Other eccentric rituals included a whole village in Kirkwall, Scotland, lining the streets to play a medieval game of

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