Fish Fingers and Custard Day
annually on April 3rd (since 2012)
Food & Drink
Fish Fingers and Custard Day commemorates the introduction of the Eleventh Doctor on the television series Doctor Who, as well as the memorable fish fingers and custard scene from the episode in which he arrives. The episode, which was released on April 3, 2010, is the first from Series 5 of the show, and is titled "The Eleventh Hour." BBC declared the first Fish Fingers and Custard Day to take place on the second anniversary of the release of the episode. The following year, Birdseye even put the Doctor, who was played by Matt Smith, on their boxes. The day is marked by people eating fish fingers and custard and sharing photos and videos of them doing so.
How to Observe Fish Fingers and Custard Day
The best way to mark the day is to eat fish fingers and custard. You could film or photograph yourself while doing so and then post them online as a response to the Doctor Who scene. There are some recipes online specifically for fish fingers and custard for the day. There are many types of British-styled custard recipes online that you could try your hand at making. You could also watch the fish fingers and custard episode of Doctor Who or perhaps the whole season that it's from.