"CROQUET seemed a much more decanal sport," the Dean of
Hereford, the Very Revd Michael Tavinor
(centre), said. At Three Choirs' Festivals in the past,
the three deans have taken part in dragon-boat racing - "far too
dangerous", he says; "and I wasn't keen to repeat the 'bandy ball'
match [an early form of golf] we played at Gloucester."
So, at Hereford, where the Three Choirs Festival is being hosted
this year, they settled for what is commonly supposed to ...
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