battledore and shuttlecock


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an ancient racket game

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Children will be able to experience the fun of long forgotten traditional games including hopscotch, skittles, croquet, quoits, battledore and shuttlecock together with a selection of other activities including a bug hunt around the grounds.
The game of battledore and shuttlecock started in Ancient Greece around 2000 years ago.
Battledore and shuttlecock is simply played by two hitting a shuttlecock backwards and forwards with a simple bat or small racquet as many times as they can allowing it to hit the ground.
It is an ideal opportunity for youngsters - and their parents - to try out traditional games including hopscotch, skittles, croquet, quoits, battledore and shuttlecock.