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Articles Tagged 'Pancake Day'

MP’s And Lords Line-up For The Annual Parliamentary Pancake Race (Pic: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

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 a thousand years, the event has picked up a few little quirks and idiosyncrasies along the […]

Rehab Parliamentary Pancake Race in Victoria Tower Gardens, West

WATCH: Parliamentary Pancake Race

Today marks Pancake Day, also known as Shrove Tuesday. The day lands just before Ash Wednesday, which kicks off Lent. As we know, the Brits like their races … what better way to recognize this day than with a “flipping” spin around London’s Victoria Tower Gardens. We can’t pass up the opportunity to witness members […]