Bonkers Great Britain! 4 of the daftest UK Bank Holiday events

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3. Dorset Knob Throwing


The fine art of Knob throwing. See, this is another word which means something different than you might think in America. We call a mans private parts, knobs. Yeah, we are a saucy bunch.

But it’s not a multitude of penises these fine people of Dorset are chucking – it’s bits of bread. The Dorset Knob to be precise.

This is a fairly new event though, dating only back to 2008. But throwing knobs has been such a success, it’s expected the competition will grow as the years go by.

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Blimey! is your daily dose of British news and features for anglophiles everywhere! This article was carefully written by Tim Holt, a British blogger, photographer and actor based in the USA. Forever torn between two magnificent slices of sod.

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