'United Kingdom' presents us with an enjoyable combination of images and text to explore a topic which captures the curiosity in a variety of ways - in this case, the annual traditions of the UK.

Often resigned to the realms of documentary, James O Jenkins has approached this body of work through a series of portraits which give us a very different insight into these traditions.

They have attracted attention because they arguably show a more personal side to these traditions and begin to answer one of the main questions people often have about these traditions, 'who are these people?'

"My lasting thought of attending all these customs is the sense of fun and enjoyment that was palpable everywhere. These age-old customs still bind communities: they are as much a celebration of the present as they are of the past." James O Jenkins


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