Where: Blists Hill Victorian Town, near Ironbridge, Shropshire
£: Open 10am to 4pm Blists Hill is one of the Ironbridge Gorge Museums. An annual Passport Ticket allowing entry into all ten museums costs 23.25 for adults, 18.75 for the 60 plus, 15.25 for students/children and 64 for a family; under 5s go free. Individual museum entry tickets are also available.
What is it?
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. 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 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.
More info: Contact the Ironbridge Tourist Information Centre on 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).