Collop Monday | The British Newspaper Archive Blog


Have you heard of Collop Monday?

Did you know that the day before Shrove Tuesday is known as Collop Monday? As this snippet from the Nottingham Evening Post explains, it’s traditionally the day to use up any fresh meat you have in your house before the start of Lent. View the whole newspaper page Nottingham Evening Post – Tuesday 17 February 1931 Image © Local World Limited. Image created courtesy of THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD.


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