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Competitors find it tough going at World Worm Charming Championships

Competitors find it tough going at World Worm Charming Championships

Competitors at the 39th World Worm Charming Championships in Willaston found it tough going today – with the winner charming out just 11 worms!

Dry weather and hard ground made it difficult for the hundreds of people taking part in the annual event in the grounds of Willaston Primary Academy on Derwent Close.

World Worm Charming Championships return to Willaston this month

World Worm Charming Championships return to Willaston this month

Worm charmers from around the globe will descend on Willaston Primary Academy near Nantwich later this month for the annual World Worm Charming Championships.

The quirky competition is known around the world and hundreds are expected to compete for the Best Worm Charmer trophy.

Willaston gears up for popular World Worm Charming Championships

Willaston gears up for popular World Worm Charming Championships

Competitors from around the UK will be slugging it out at this year’s Willaston World Worm Charming Championships.

Hundreds are set to descend on the zany annual contest held at Willaston Primary School on June 24.

Willaston girl wins 37th World Worm Charming Championships

Willaston girl wins 37th World Worm Charming Championships

By Jonathan White
Worm charmers employed a range of tactics as they battled it out in the 37th World Worm Charming Championships in Nantwich.

And Willaston youngster Hope Smith came out on top by luring out 272 worms in 30 minutes.

Lancashire family crowned World Worm Charming champions in Willaston

Lancashire family crowned World Worm Charming champions in Willaston

A family from Lancashire has been crowned World Worm Charming Champions at the annual contest in Nantwich.

The Bowdens teased out an amazing 394 worms in just 30 minutes at the contest at Willaston Primary School.

June 28, 2014 0 comments Village News, Willaston & Rope
Picture special: World Worm Charming Championships in Willaston

Picture special: World Worm Charming Championships in Willaston

By Jonathan White Hundreds of people and BBC TV crews enjoyed the 34th World Worm Charming Championship near Nantwich. The event at Willaston Primary School saw competitors in 144 plots trying to collect as many worms as possible in 30 minutes.

Nantwich village gears up for 34th World Worm Charming Championships

Nantwich village gears up for 34th World Worm Charming Championships

Villagers in Nantwich are gearing up for one of the wackiest events of the year – the World Worm Charming Championships. Willaston Primary School will host the 34th annual Championships from 2pm on Saturday June 22.

PIC SPECIAL – 33rd World Worm Charming Championships, Willaston

PIC SPECIAL – 33rd World Worm Charming Championships, Willaston

By Jonathan White & Claire Faulkner Hundreds descended on Willaston to take part in the 33rd World Worm Charming Championships. More than 140 plots witnessed frantic activity for 30 minutes as teams tried to vibrate as many worms out of the ground as possible.

Willaston gears up for 33rd World Worm Charming Championships

Willaston gears up for 33rd World Worm Charming Championships

The 33rd World Worm Charming Championships take place in Willaston, Nantwich, tomorrow (June 23). And the current wet weather could see record numbers of worms charmed from the ground.