The annual Stilton Cheese Rolling festival was held on Monday in the village that gave its name to the creamy blue-veined delicacy.

This year's theme was' Celebrating The Movies' and contenders dressed as the Smurfs, Cool Running and even Jaws.

Perhaps surprisingly though, Stilton cheese is not actually produced in the village.

It is protected by a Certification Trade Mark and EU Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) and can only be made in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire.

The villagers of Stilton are currently engaged in a campaign to bring it back to the village.

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  • Participants Take Part In The Annual Stilton Cheese Rolling Competition

    STILTON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 06: A team roll a wooden 'cheese' during the Stilton Village Festival cheese rolling competition on May 6, 2013 in Stilton, England. Local people are currently involved in a campaign to bring Stilton cheese making back to the village. The cheese is currently made in the counties of Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire . (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

  • Participants Take Part In The Annual Stilton Cheese Rolling Competition

    STILTON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 06: A team dressed as characters from The Wizard of Oz roll a wooden 'cheese' during the Stilton Village Festival cheese rolling competition on May 6, 2013 in Stilton, England. Local people are currently involved in a campaign to bring Stilton cheese making back to the village. The cheese is currently made in the counties of Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire . (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

  • Participants Take Part In The Annual Stilton Cheese Rolling Competition

    STILTON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 06: A team member rolls a wooden 'cheese' during the Stilton Village Festival cheese rolling competition on May 6, 2013 in Stilton, England. Local people are currently involved in a campaign to bring Stilton cheese making back to the village. The cheese is currently made in the counties of Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire . (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

  • Participants Take Part In The Annual Stilton Cheese Rolling Competition

    STILTON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 06: A team called 'Fromage to the Silver Screen' parades before taking part in the Stilton Village Festival cheese rolling competition on May 6, 2013 in Stilton, England. Local people are currently involved in a campaign to bring Stilton cheese making back to the village. The cheese is currently made in the counties of Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire . (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

  • Participants Take Part In The Annual Stilton Cheese Rolling Competition

    STILTON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 06: A team roll a wooden 'cheese' during the Stilton Village Festival cheese rolling competition on May 6, 2013 in Stilton, England. Local people are currently involved in a campaign to bring Stilton cheese making back to the village. The cheese is currently made in the counties of Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire . (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

  • Participants Take Part In The Annual Stilton Cheese Rolling Competition

    STILTON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 06: A team roll a wooden 'cheese' during the Stilton Village Festival cheese rolling competition on May 6, 2013 in Stilton, England. Local people are currently involved in a campaign to bring Stilton cheese making back to the village. The cheese is currently made in the counties of Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire . (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

  • Participants Take Part In The Annual Stilton Cheese Rolling Competition

    STILTON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 06: A team dressed as the Smurfs roll a wooden 'cheese' during the Stilton Village Festival cheese rolling competition on May 6, 2013 in Stilton, England. Local people are currently involved in a campaign to bring Stilton cheese making back to the village. The cheese is currently made in the counties of Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire . (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

  • Participants Take Part In The Annual Stilton Cheese Rolling Competition

    STILTON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 06: A team wears inflatable dolphins during the Stilton Village Festival cheese rolling competition on May 6, 2013 in Stilton, England. Local people are currently involved in a campaign to bring Stilton cheese making back to the village. The cheese is currently made in the counties of Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire . (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

  • Participants Take Part In The Annual Stilton Cheese Rolling Competition

    STILTON, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 06: A team roll a wooden 'cheese' during the Stilton Village Festival cheese rolling competition on May 6, 2013 in Stilton, England. Local people are currently involved in a campaign to bring Stilton cheese making back to the village. The cheese is currently made in the counties of Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and Derbyshire . (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)