Crowds gathered at Yarmouth on the Isle of Wight to celebrate Shrove Tuesday with the annual pancake day race.
Pictures courtesy of Adrian Evans.
Pehn and Angkor the binturongs at Drusillas Park, Sussex enjoy their pancakes as part of their Shrove Tuesday tradition.
Their savoury style crepes were created from a mixture of parsnip and pear and topped with raisins.
Zookeepers at Port Lympne in Kent helped their capuchins mark Pancake Day.
Black capped capuchin monkeys normally live in Latin America. They can eat pretty much anything. Fruit, eggs and even insects or bats. But pancakes are probably a first for them
Shove Tuesday will, of course, be marked today by eating and flipping a pancake or two. Teams will compete in the traditional race in Reading this morning. While a business in Brighton wants to break a world record for the largest stack of crepes ever made.
Plenty of rivalry earlier today at the traditional Shrove Tuesday pancake races. In towns and villages right across the region, and even in Westminster, contestants lined up with their frying pans to battle it out for the top honours - here's Divya Kohli.
VIDEO: Today is Shove Tuesday - which means eating pancakes and also racing with them. These competitors in Wallingford, Oxfordshire, were watched by a large crowd