Tichborne Dole Day is on the 25th of March.
It has been held since the 1100s in Tichborne, Hampshire. (The day is also Lady Day.)
The Tichborne family left a bequest for bread to be distributed annually to people in the parish.
Today flour is given out instead of bread.
The Tichborne family member who made the annuity also warned that if anyone in the family stopped it, doom would come upon them.
In the first half of the 1800s, the family decided to drop the custom, and in 1854 the heir to the baronetcy disappeared altogether and was never found.
The charity has been re-instated.