Venues across Nottingham are flipping up some of the best pancakes in town to celebrate Pancake Day.

The Hockley Arts Club is hosting a Pancake Party today, serving traditional favourites and the choice of ‘build-your-own’ pancake kits. The event will run from midday until 10pm with hundreds of pancake fans expected, according to the official Facebook page.

Pancake Day at The Hockley Arts Club

Nottingham Pancake Appreciation Society has organised the event for “like-minded pancake lovers” and are running a competition to find the greatest pancake topping.

Shrove Tuesday marks the last day of indulging before lent and was traditionally associated with clearing the cupboards of ingredients such as sugar and butter. Lent will begin tomorrow on Ash Wednesday for the 47 days before Easter Sunday.

Perfect pancake recipe

  • 100g plain flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 300ml semi-skimmed milk
  • 50g butter + extra for frying
  • Pinch of salt

Members of The Nottingham Pancake Appreciation Society told us about their favourite pancake toppings.