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Pancake Races

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Event timing: Shrove Tuesday
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Traditional pancake races are held all across London every Shrove Tuesday.
The race with the most high-profile participants is the Parliamentary Pancake Race, which pits teams comprised of MPs, Lords and members of the press against each other, for charity of course.

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