Bumping races take place on the rivers at Oxford and Cambridge.
Item title reads - For the headship of the river. Encouraged by yells of the excited supporters, each college strives desperately to record a "bump" in annual torpids. Oxford, Oxfordshire.
L/S of people lining the river bank as teams row up the middle, people run along the bank to follow the race. M/S of the teams bumping each other then stopping.
Intertitle - '- and there were 20 bumps in first day's "Lent" races at Cambridge.'
M/S of similar scene with teams rowing along the river and students running along the bank to follow. M/S as they bump each other.