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Saddleworth clog fighting tales feature in exhibition at Gallery Oldham

A cloggers workshop

The latest exhibition at Gallery Oldham explores the facts and legends around the brutal sport of clog fighting.

In these contests working men would engage in man-on-man combat, kicking unprotected shins with their heavy clogs.

‘Purring – Sport of the People’ opens on January 9 and is the result of research by artist Anna FC Smith who has spent time talking to residents and researching the subject in the Oldham Local Studies and Archives.

Clog fighting […]