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Seven nostalgic photos show people shaking off the festive cobwebs on Boxing Day

Boxing Day – a time for recreation, country walks, and bubble and squeak for lunch.

1961 – Sundorne Lake during a freezing Christmas, enjoyed by a group of friends

It is also traditionally a big day for our local hunts, where rural communities get together socially.

And of course shopping has become a big part of the post-Christmas tradition, with New Year sales increasingly brought forward.

Early 1900s – Wellington Ivanhoe football team with the Ben Bourne Cup, played for on Boxing Day at Oakengates
2006 – Boxing Day sales at Empire Direct, Merry Hill
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