Did you Know?
Pancake Day, or Shrove Tuesday, is the traditional feast day before the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday. Lent which is the 40 days leading up to Easter. It was traditionally a time of fasting and on Shrove Tuesday, Saxon Christians went to confession and were “shriven” (absolved from their sins).
Shrove Tuesday is also known as Fat Tuesday, or Mardi Gras, and features large festivals and celebrations around the world.