THOUSANDS of people are expected in Ledbury High Street on Boxing day for a great festive tradition, the meeting of the Ledbury Hunt.

Donald Haden, press spokesman for the Hunt, said he expected that up to fifty riders will take part this year, "depending on the weather".

Stirrup cups will be drained from horseback, outside the Feathers Hotel, at 10.45am, before the Hunt moves off at 11am.