Fish Fingers and Custard Day

Fish Fingers and Custard Day is observed next on Thursday, April 3rd, 2025 (294 days from today).

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April 3rd every year is Fish Fingers and Custard Day in order to commemorate the Eleventh Doctor’s first appearance.

Origin of Fish Fingers and Custard Day

Fish Fingers and Custard Day celebrates the birth of the Eleventh Doctor from the TV series Doctor Who, as well as the fish fingers and memorable custard-apple scene in the episode he came in. The episode was released on April 3, 2010, as the first episode from the show's Series 5, and was titled "The Eleventh Hour". The BBC announced the first Finger and Custard Day will take place on the two-year anniversary of the episode's release. The following year, Birdseye even put the Doctor played by Matt Smith in their box. This day is separated for people who love eating finger fish and custards.

What do you do in Fish Fingers and Custard Day?

The best way to mark the day is to eat finger fish and custard apple. You can film or take pictures of yourself while doing so and then post them online as a response to a Doctor Who scene. There are a number of recipes online specifically for finger fish and custard of the day. There are many English custard recipes online that you can try. You can also watch Doctor whose episode of fish fingers and custard or maybe an entire season of it.

You are invited to test your taste buds by eating a recipe that seems delicious. Oh and they'd love for you to capture that video on camera and upload it to YouTube for all to enjoy! So, whether you're a Doctor Who fan or just a simple foodie because you're always looking for a reason to eat them all at once, grab a few fish fingers and custard and munch on!


Fish Fingers and Custard Day has been observed annually on April 3rd.


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