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Quiz: How many of these Cotswold faces and things can you name?

PUBLISHED: 13:35 19 September 2017 | UPDATED: 13:35 19 September 2017

Cotswold Life 40th anniversary cover (c) Candia McKormack

Cotswold Life 40th anniversary cover (c) Candia McKormack


To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Cotswold Life back in 2007, Candia McKormack, now our deputy editor but back then a designer, came up with this brilliant interpretation of the iconic Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club album cover. We liked it so much we thought we’d use it again on our 50th anniversary

Before resorting to the key below, see how many famous Cotswold faces and things you can indentify!

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Key: Cotswold Life 40th anniversary (c) Candia McKormackKey: Cotswold Life 40th anniversary (c) Candia McKormack

1. Gloucester Meteor aeroplane 2. Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards 3. Broadway Tower 4. Lassington Oak Morris Dancers 5. Giffords Circus 6. Thomas the Tank Engine 7. Edward Jenner 8. John Keble 9. Anne Robinson 10. Jimmy Young 11. William Shakespeare 12. WG Grace 13. Winston Churchill 14. Ralph Vaughan Williams 15. David Cameron 16. J Arthur Gibbs, author of A Costwold Village 17. Edward the Black Prince 18. Ivor Gurney 19. Joe Meek 20. Thomas Hobbes, philosopher 21. John Singer Sargent, artist 22. Edward Wilson, Antarctic explorer 23. George Whitfield, Methodist preacher 24. Jane Austen 25. Sir Peter Scott 26. Katherine Parr 27. Johnny Coppin 28. Sir Ralph Richardson 29. Alex James 30. Jack Russell 31. JK Rowling 32. Anna Ford 33. Kate Thornton 34. Joanna Trollope 35. Simon Pegg 36. Richard O’Brien 37. Steve Winwood 38. Richard Ashcroft 39. Brian Jones 40. Julian Lloyd Webber 41. Jeremy Clarkson 42. Fiona Fullerton 43. Damien Hirst 44. William Morris 45. Nancy Mitford 46. Nell Gifford 47. Laurie Lee 48. HRH Princess Michael of Kent 49. HRH The Princess Royal 50. Sharron Davies 51. Jonathon Porritt 52. Roddy Llewellyn 53. Matthew Fort 54. Jilly Cooper 55. HRH Prince William 56. HRH The Prince of Wales 57. HRH The Duchess of Cornwall 58. HRH Prince Harry 59. Zara Phillips 60. Mike Tindall 61. Kate Winslet 62. Cotswold Life editor Mike Lowe as a Tetbury woolsack racer 63. Desert Orchid 64. Gustav Holst 65. The iconic Cotswold Sheep 66. Flamingo from Slimbridge 67. Daylesford Organic Cheddar 68. Dobby, a Free elf 69. Liz Hurley 70. Cotswold woolsacks 71. Old Spot sow and piglets 72. Long John Silver 73. Damien Hirst’s ‘For the Love of God’ diamond-encrusted skull 74. Cotswold dry stone wall

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