Pancake Day in the Anglia region

Shrove Tuesday is the day before the start of Lent in the Christian calendar when traditional pancakes are made. The Anglia region is home to the world's oldest pancake race.

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Action from historic pancake race in Onley

One of the oldest pancake races in the country has taken place at Olney near Milton Keynes.

The race dates back to 1445 and covers 445 yards from the market Place to the Church. To be eligible to take part competitors must have lived in the town for at least three months.

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