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Watch Pancake Flipping at Blists Hill Victorian Town: Saturday 1st - Tuesday 4th March 2014 (16th January 2014)

Watch Pancake Flipping at Blists Hill Victorian Town: Saturday 1st - Tuesday 4th March 2014

Watch the ladies of Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge as they take part in the annual pancake flipping contest held outside the Print Shop daily at 12 noon from Saturday, 1st March until Shrove Tuesday on the 4th.

Everyone is encouraged to cheer on the participants who must all wear an apron and flip their pancakes as many times as possible in the one minute allocated. The Victorian Policeman will be attendance to ensure fair play by all and the village School Teacher will be handing out certificates to the winners. After the contest visitors can also have a go at pancake flipping.

Open 10am until 4pm, Blists Hill is one of the ten Ironbridge Gorge Museums. A great value Annual Passport Ticket allowing daytime entry into all ten museums, valid for twelve months and unlimited return visits, costs £24 per adult, £19 for the 60 plus, £15.25 for students and children and £65 for a family of two adults and all their children aged up to 18 years in full time education (terms and conditions apply); under 5s free. Activities and workshops vary day-to-day and some carry an extra charge in addition to the admission fee. Individual museum entry tickets are also available.

For further information Tel: 01952 433 424 or visit www.ironbridge.org.uk. The Gorge is easily reached via the M6 and M54 motorways exiting at Telford (M54 junction 4 or 6).