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Golf isn’t Scotland’s only homegrown sport. The sport of shinty, or camanachd in Gaelic, was introduced by Irish missionaries over 2,000 years ago. It is a fast passing game played between two teams for 90 minutes and looks like a cross between field hockey, golf, and rugby. One theory says that the curved sticks, called camans, that are used by the players inspired the invention of the golf club.
A Quick Overview of Chalk Farm Road
Chalk Farm Road is a street in the Camden Town area of London. There is a widespread misapprehension that the road that runs through Camden Market is part of Camden High Street, but it is actually Chalk Farm Road.
Camden Market is a major centre for the retailing of street fashions and other goods targeted at teenagers and young adults, and Chalk Farm Road has an alternative culture atmosphere.
The street is part of the route from central London to Hampstead. It is a continuation of Camden High Street, and begins at the Bridge over Regent's Canal.
- Chalk Farm underground station is at the northern end which is on the Northern line.
- Entertainment venues in Chalk Farm Road include The Roundhouse, which occupies a former railway shed.
- Pink Floyd played the first ever show there in 1966 and it was the venue for the only UK gig by The Doors.