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Zulu Social Aid & Pleasure Club salutes Nelson Mandela at its Coronation Ball
Tradition, pageantry, respect, but not without a sense of humor, the Zulu Social Aid & Pleasure Club once again illustrated it knows how to pull all of these elements, and more, together to have a Coronation Ball like no other.
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
Pancakes on the menu
It was all hands on deck in the kitchen at Tatura Men's Shed last Tuesday, as members prepared for lunch and set about cooking dozens of pancakes to celebrate Pancake Day or Shrove Tuesday as it is more commonly known as.
Knights of Babylon commemorate 75 years with a memorable parade and ball
It was a long night for the Knights of Babylon - starting with its parade and ending at its ball on the Thursday before Shrove Tuesday - but this year was of special note, as it was the group's 75th anniversary.
Black Country Bugle
The traditional pancake races apparently originated in the village of Olney, Buckinghamshire.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Uncle Darrow's celebrates Mardi Gras in grand style
Uncle Darrow's hosted it's annual ' Mardi Gras West Celebration' on Saturday, March 8th in beautiful Marina Del Rey California which also happens to be one of the largest events in the area.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Leamington Spa Courier
Video: Ufton pancake races
People of all ages from Ufton gathered at the village fields on Shrove Tuesday to take part in an annual tradition - the Ufton pancake races.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
This is Wiltshire
Pancake lunch raises A 300 for Braydon Chapel Restoration fund
A pancake lunch organised by Marilyn and Peter Hognson on Shrove Tuesday at their home in Brinkworth was fully booked in advance.
Books That Changed My Life--What's the Most Felicitous Phrase You've Ever Heard?
"Once more, all ye Book Lovers/And once more, ye Readers tired, with eyeballs nearly seareda " Here we are again on Friday morning, blearily contemplating another open forum.
Flat out fun in Shrove showdown
Low Bailiff Vaughan Blake and High Bailiff Steve Brown join staff from The Turks Head to celebrate their win.
Flippin good time was had by pupils
Benjamin Piroj, Gabriella Iduitia, both three, and Ollie Warmington, four, flipped their way to fun as part of Shrove Tuesday .
In pictures: Pancake Day races will take some topping
A total of 52 people took part in the fun-filled event which sees competitors run uphill on Castle Street while flipping their pancakes Flipping mad fun was the order of the day on Shrove Tuesday as the annual Hinckley BID pancake race got off to a flying start.
Las Cruces Sun-News
Paths of the Spirit: The traditional discipline of Lent again
Call it Mardi Gras - "Fat Tuesday" - or Shrove Tuesday or in some places even Doughnut Day.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
This is The West Country
Pancake Day races at Old Cleeve and Knights Templar Primary Schools
Pupils at Old Cleeve Primary School in Washford and Knights Templar in Watchet enjoyed making their own pancakes on Tuesday .
Durant Daily Democrat
Sherrer named best pancake flipper
Chamber Director Janet Reed, Shriner's Larry Conditt, Mayor Jerry Tomlinson, Fire Chief Roger Joines, City Councilman Stewart Hoffman and Councilman L... Mayor Jerry Tomlinson attempts to save a lost pancake as the competition for best pancake flipper gets underway at Durant's IHOP Tuesday morning.... City Councilman Leon Sherrer shines victorious ... (more)
Residents observe Ash Wednesday
Mary Lina Pardue and daughter Anna, 7, receive ashes Wednesday night from the Rev.
Embsay Primary School pupils enjoy Shrove Tuesday
The 31 youngsters made pancakes and, along the way, looked at the meaning of Shrove Tuesday, healthy eating and kitchen hygiene.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
International Business Times
Ash Wednesday 2014: Top 5 Unique Facts to Know about Lenten Season
Ash Wednesday is a popular day among Christians worldwide. It is considered to be the first day of Lent, a religious observance where people fast for 40 days .
Flipping 'eck! Dog's face appears in Ashford man Jason Olsen's Shrove Tuesday pancake
The 23-year-old was stunned to discover more than a ruff image of a dog in his Shrove Tuesday treat.
Readers respond: What are you giving up?
Pat Freed, left, and Pam McMaster, both of Hanover, serve pancakes during a pancake supper at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Penn Township Tuesday.
Photos: Racing with pancakes for Shrove Tuesday
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