Whilst we in Britain spend time tossing and eating pancakes on Shrove Tuesday, others around the world in Venice, Rio, New Orleans, etc. enjoy the carnival celebrations which culminate in Mardi Gras ('Fat Tuesday') on the same day.

Although Mardi Gras isn't officially celebrated in the UK, chances are your pub, club or workplace might use it as any excuse for some fundraising - or just some fun!


Given the carnival theme, almost any costume can work
Some of our crazier costumes.


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