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TV to show Rossendale's gravy wrestling
10:00pm Monday 13th August 2012 in Rossendale
ONE of Rossendale’s most famous events is set to reach its biggest audience ever this year – as television chiefs will be in town to capture the glory.
The World Gravy Wrestling Championships, held annually at Stacksteads’ Rose ‘n’ Bowl pub, is to be featured in a Channel Five show.
Rory and Will’s Championships of the World, hosted by actors Will Mellor and Rory McGrath, will air highlights from the unique contest when it is screened this autumn.
Proceeds from the competition, to be held on the August 27 Bank Holiday Monday, will go to East Lancashire Hospice.