Slideshow: Wacky world of conker contest

This year’s World Conker Championships attracted an array of wacky dressers.

The Telegraph’s chief photographer Alison Bagley was there to capture the best of them on camera.

Ian Moss from Corby with a cheese on his head

Ian Moss from Corby with a cheese on his head

You can buy any of the pictures in the slideshow here.

The event took place at the Shuckburgh Arms, Southwick, near Oundle, on Sunday, October 13, with almost 150 people taking part.

Ladies’ winner Sophie Knox, from North Yorkshire, beat men’s winner Simon Cullum, from Kettering, in an exhibition finale.