The history of pancake day and a pancake race in one English town | Newsround

This news report visits a school in Olney, Buckinghamshire where the town has held a pancake race every year since 1445. The school children explain the importance of Pancake Day and their own school competition.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 1'48''
  • Broadcast year: 2017
Curriculum Connection
  • Religious Education | Christianity | Practices | Festivals

Licence: ERA Licence required


UK only
Staff and students of licensed education establishments only
Cannot be adapted

  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: CBBC
  • Programme: Newsround
  • Episode: 28/02/2017