The first of March is Whuppity Scoorie Day! A celebration to chase away the winter and to welcome Spring. At 6pm in Lanark Scotland, Church Bells ring, children start the celebrations by walking around the town twirling paper balls on strings above their heads. For more information on this event please click here to visit the Royal Burgh of Lanark Community Council site.
The Shellies are getting ready for the Shrove Tuesday Skipping Festival at Scarborough South Bay from midday till about 5pm on the 4th march 2014. Great fun for all. The road by The Spa is closed. For more details please click here to visit discoveryorkshire.com
On the same day you can also see the Scarborough Pancake Olympics (pancake races,) and the ringing of the Pancake Bell at the junction of Newborough and North Street. Scarborough Town Center. For more details telephone 01723 383636 or click here to visit their site.