What’s on Devon… March!
With the recent sunny weather we’ve had in the bay, we can’t help but get excited about spring that’s just around the corner! To find out what activities are springing up across the month of March take a look below!
Shrove Tuesday aka Pancake Day!
Tuesday, 5th March
Derived from the celebration day before Ash Wednesday, Shrove Tuesday is the last day Christians divulge in rich foods for 6 weeks until Easter Sunday. Today, Shrove Tuesday marks a day celebrated by all, as people across the country will be flipping their frying pans in pursuit of consuming copious amounts of pancakes!
To make the perfect pancake you will need:
- Traditional: Sprinkled sugar and a squeezed lemon
- Chocolate spread
Six Nations Round 4!
Every year Six Nations mania sweeps the nation and this year is no exception! If you haven’t already, get involved and pick a side in the international rugby union competition between England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales!
Why not catch one of the games in the many iconic pubs the South West has to offer.
Saturday, 9th March –
Scotland vs Wales @ 14:15
England vs Italy @ 16:45
Sunday, 10th March –
Ireland vs France @ 15:00
Six Nations FINAL Round 5!
Saturday, 16th March –
Italy vs France @ 12:30
Wales vs Ireland @ 14:45
England vs Scotland @ 17:00
If rugby’s not your thing then why not watch Torquay’s very own football club, Torquay United, at one of their home matches.
See below for kick off dates and times:
16th March - Torquay United vs Dartford KO 3pm
30th March – Torquay United vs Wealdstone KO 3pm
St Patrick's Day
Sunday, 17th March
Top o' the mornin' to ya! St Patrick's Day is a religious celebration of the death date of Saint Patrick, the foremost patron saint of Ireland. Now a global celebration of Irish culture, people adorn in green items of clothing and eat Irish food and drink for one day only!
On this day, why not try:
- Irish stew and Hotpot
- Soda bread
- Guinness (over 18s)
- Irish Coffee (over 18s)
Sunday, 31st March
Whilst Mother’s Day is celebrated around the world, here in the UK it is always held three weeks before Easter. Mother’s Day is all about celebrating the mother of the family, as well as motherhood and the amazing influence of mothers in society! Why not let your love ones know how much you appreciate them on this day?