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PUBLISHED: 09:37 09 February 2016 | UPDATED: 09:37 09 February 2016

Leiston Middle School pancake races in February 1978. Do you recognise anyone?

Leiston Middle School pancake races in February 1978. Do you recognise anyone?

Today as we mark Shrove Tuesday and the last day before Lent, we have dug into our archives of pancake day photos.

Here we share a selection from the 1970s, 80s, 90s and the 00s, showing crepes pilled high with cream, flippers running along the street in Mendlesham and children whisking up batter.

Are you in any of our photos? Share your memories below.

If you are making pancakes today, don’t forget to share your photos by adding #Suffolk to your tweets and instagram posts. Will you be adding banana and chocolate, lemon and sugar or do you prefer cheese and ham, French style.

Our photographers will be out covering pancake races again today, so check back later for photos and video.

In Women’s Week, the New Wolsey Theatre is celebrating the fact that chief executive Sarah Holmes has made The Stage 100 list of most influential theatre figures. Arts editor Andrew Clarke asks what the award means to her and the company

John Bishop’s back with Winging It, his first national tour in three years. Selling out arenas across the UK, extra dates have been added, including several in Ipsswich and Southend. We found out more.

Have you ever wished that you were born early enough to have been part of Bobby Robson’s FA Cup winning side in May 1978? Well you don’t have to jump aboard the TARDIS or fall through a wormhole in time, you can just audition to take part in a new dance-led reconstruction of Ipswich Town’s history-making victory at Wembley.

Dozens of students are reflecting on the success of their latest show at the Ormiston Sudbury Academy.

Get ready for it, Take That musical The Band visits the Ipswich Regent next year.

This is the second take on the Ealing comedy classic I’ve seen in recent months and my favourite.

The Orchard Players invite you on a magical carpet ride to Peking market where street rat Aladdin’s plans to woo Princess Jasmine are interrupted by the evil Abanazer.

The Ipswich Regent and New Wolsey Theatre have plenty to cheer about, with record-breaking crowds buying pantomime tickets.

This season’s pantomime at the Princes Theatre in Clacton has become the most successful production ever at the venue – oh yes it has.

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