What's that then?"
Well, it's mimicking the sound a red deer stag
makes (otherwise known as roaring or belling) during the deers' rutting season. For
more on this see About Bolving
and listen to the sound on the Videos
"That's a strange thing to do!"
might sound like a strange pastime but it's
something that people in these parts have done for donkey's years. For
the last six seasons it's something that has been done to raise money
for charity. It's unique, it's popular and people come from
hundreds of miles to witness the spectacle!
Four years ago the event at Draydon Rails was
judged and filmed by Johnny Kingdom for his TV documentary series "A
Year On Exmoor Series 2", which was aired Nationally. The
programme brought a huge amount of interest and helped swell
last year's numbers. This year we're looking forward to raising
even more money for the Air Ambulance.