In modern times Shrove Tuesday is known best for being the day when you get to eat pancakes.
However what is now often seen simply as a chance to eat a tasty dinner has long origins in religion.
Shrove Tuesday is a special day in the Christian calendar as the last before the period of Lent and is believed to have been celebrated for the last 100 years.
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