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4th March - Better Bankside Annual Charity Pancake Day Race!

Gather your team mates and get ready for another flippin' fantastic pancake day at Borough Market.
Time and details: 
Races start at 12:30, please arrive in good time.

Borough Market

8 Southwark Street
London SE1 1TL

Put forward a team or come a support members of the Bankside business community as they show off their pancake-tossing skills at our annual Pancake Flipping Charity Relay Race!

The simple relay race is open to a maximum of twenty-five teams from local businesses, each team consisting of four members. Five heats plus a winners' race run inside Borough Market's 'Jubilee Place' will establish Bankside's best pancake tossers. The winning team will receive the Pancake Day Trophy along with a full Borough Market Kitchen Kit, thanks to the generous partnership with Borough Market.

How do I sign up?

To sign up your business needs to be either a Better Bankside levy-paying partner or a Business Club member (we will be able to let you know whether you are or not) you must have a team of four people. Email jg [at] with your team name a contact details.

Better Bankside suggests a £20 donation per team (although donations of any size are welcome), which will go to Paintings in Hospitals, a local charity (no.1065963) that lends original works of art to hospitals, hospices and other healthcare facilities throughout the UK.

Once you've signed your team up you will be sent a list of the rules to circulate to members, learn them and get practising! On the day itself, pancakes and pans will be provided. Remember to wear suitable shoes for running in and to bring your £20 entry fee in cash to be handed to Paintings in Hospitals at registration.

Everyone is welcome to come along to come along to support the teams and enjoy the live music and fine food from Borough Market's traders.

Dec 19 2013