Pancake Day

Shrove Tuesday: Football, Racing and Lots of Pancakes

Today is Shrove Tuesday, the last day before Lent (which is what Christians did before Stoptober became a thing), or as it’s better known in Britain: Pancake Day. And as it’s an ancient tradition that stretches back at least …

WATCH: Parliamentary Pancake Race

Today marks Pancake Day, also known as Shrove Tuesday. The day lands just before Ash Wednesday, which kicks off Lent.